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ELR #017: Embracing the evolutionary career with Beth Davies
Beth Davies is the former Director of Learning at Tesla and host of the super-popular Career Curves podcast, sharing a progressive voice in the domains of HR and L&D.
In this fast-moving interview we explore the death of the linear professional path and consider the prospects of the evolutionary career.
ELR #016: AI and the evolution of executive learning, with Joel Hellermark
AI has been called everything from a fantasy to a curse. Between the extremes we find something more practical and useful: a tool that can be used to automate unwanted human functions and augment our ability to make good decisions.
As our guest in this week's episode, Sana Labs CEO, Joel Hellermark, says: AI in corporate learning is still in its infancy. But what is its potential?
We invite Joel to comment on:
The difference between artificial intelligence and augmented intelligence, and why it matters to learning
Why the future of executive learning rests on AI
The dark side of AI and how to manage it
ELR #15: LGBTQ+ and inclusive organisations, with Victor Nieves
It has never been more critical for organisations to be authentic about inclusiveness. Yet, many leaders still lack the self-awareness, language or emotional skills needed to engage effectively and empathetically with LGBTQ+ members of their business.
In this episode we meet Victor Nieves, Partner in EY Capital Markets and longstanding leader of LGBTQ+ and D&I initiatives. We discuss the pressures and pitfalls facing organisations today as they move more consciously and assertively towards greater LGBTQ+ inclusion.
Resilience in a post-pandemic world
Resilience has long been a staple of leadership development, but through the global crisis this quality has come to define successful individuals, leaders and organisations.
Through our conversations with leading thinkers, practitioners and development experts, Headspring has had access to multiple perspectives on the topic of resilience.
In this review we collect some of the insights shared with us over the past few months, distilling key lessons about the roots of resilience, how to foster it, and what leaders need to become more resilient in an uncertain future.
Includes leading-edge contributions from Marieluise Maiwald, Sudhanshu Palsule, Claire Dale, Patricia Peyton, Adam Kingl, Vlatka Hlupic, Stephen Frost, Jim Lawless, Nick van Dam, Jacquiline Brassey, Alex Edmans, and Alan Watkins.
ELR #014 - Moving beyond learning towards development, with Dr Alan Watkins
The accelerated rate of change we are experiencing will not disappear with the subsidence of Covid-19 - this is the new normal.
How can leaders build the capacities they need to engage with this rapidly evolving landscape? In this episode of Learning Rewired, Alan Watkins - neuroscientist, international leadership expert, bestselling author and Founder and CEO of Complete - argues that L&D functions within organisations need to move beyond L (learning) and focus on D (development).
In this interview:
How we avoid development by getting locked into 'aboutism'
The critical difference between horizontal and vertical development
The profound and far-reaching need for HR leaders and the organisations they serve to take development seriously
ELR #013: Embracing the zeitgeist of inclusion, with Stephen Frost
Diversity and Inclusion have been “important but not urgent” issues for some time, but are we living in a pivotal period in history, when the momentum of social movements finally accelerates organisational change?
We posed this question to Stephen Frost: CEO and consultant at inclusion specialists, Frost Included.
Stephen was previously diversity and inclusion advisor to both the UK government and former White House office, as well as Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Listen to the full podcast for:
How HR and L&D need to be reconfigured for organisational impact
The right questions to ask when measuring inclusion
Why it doesn't matter how brilliant a leader is - ignoring inclusion is a business-limiting mindset