Tag: leadership

HR investment for diversity

How HR leaders can grab investors’ attention

The issue of diversity can help in getting investors more interested in HR’s contribution within public companies, according to a corporate governance expert. “Diversity is one area which could be a hook to get investors more interested in HR and people issues,” said Simon Wong, a visiting fellow at the […]

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

Authors: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler Publisher: McGraw Hill Educational RRP: $21.95 This revised and updated second edition of Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change targets one primary aspect of people: their behaviour. Designed as a guide for leaders in understanding their roles […]

Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press RRP: $20.00 Mentoring has long been a traditional approach to career development for professionals. However, in Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor, author Sylvia Ann Hewlett suggests that sponsorship is the new way to fast-track your career. The book introduces readers […]

Tan Le: a HR entrepreneur’s tale

Building a successful business in the competitive world of Silicon Valley is no easy feat. Craig Donaldson speaks with Tan Le about what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur and how to overcome the HR challenges along the way When Tan Le set out to raise US$100,000 to fund […]