Tag: influencing skills

HR professionals need to be “mega-influencers” who can amplify their professional influence across their organisation

How to amplify your professional influence & power

HR professionals need to be “mega-influencers” who can amplify their professional influence across their organisation, to successfully impact stakeholders, leaders, line managers and team members, writes Yamini Naidu People. Technology. Risk. Get these three components right in business in this order, says Don Argus, corporate titan and financial visionary. Like […]

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 […]

Senior HR people have attributes that are very relational driven

Why HR’s natural skills are out of kilter with CEOs

 The natural attributes that support HR professionals to excel in their role may also be holding the profession back from having a more senior and influential voice at the management table, according to a research project. The project, which involved 23 senior Australian HR professionals, found that their leadership skills and […]