Tag: building influence

Influencing the success of people is essential to any organisations ability to survive let alone thrive

Influencing skills 101: a commercial approach to HR

It’s common to hear managers say, “People are our most important asset.” And yet, despite the rhetoric many fail to leverage the potential human beings bring, to deliberately drive commercial outcomes. It’s an unfortunate reality that many leaders, and HR professionals alike, continue to see people as a cost and […]

HR leader who has developed strong credibility, can shift an organisation’s thinking and improve the strength of their team’s ability to influence

Position of influence: How HR impacts business performance

Earning credibility and building strong partnerships with business leaders are critical to shifting an organisation’s thinking about HR and improving the strength of the HR team’s ability to influence, writes Karen Gately To what extent do you and your team influence the priorities set, decisions made and actions taken by leaders in […]