JULY 2018

CONTENTS

 

TALKING POINTS

Current #readinglist and dabbling in a lot of literature. Need more time can’t wait to start on #bullshitjobs @davidgraeber #meaning revolution @fredkofman @lyndagratton

- Kelly Monahan - Jul 11
@MonahanK

Life is longer today, putting greater emphasis on lifelong #learning. @Lyndagratton & @ajslondon1 share key implications of living & working longer. @TheEconomist @CareersNetwork https://buff.ly/2KG5kcf 

Julie WinkleGiulioni - Jul 9
@Julie_WG

@lyndagratton says there must be some fundamental changes to the way we think about work if we’re going to both meet the challenge of longevity and enjoy it at the same time.

- AHRI - Jul 12
@AHRItweets

ARTICLES

IS THE BEST POLICY TO HAVE NO POLICY?

This summer has seen a surprising amount of discourse around diversity and inclusion policies – specifically with regard to the inclusion of trans women in policies affecting women. Both the BBC and  the City of London Coporation have come under fire for policies and quotas that reveal a cis-centric view of the world. At the same time, many groups are debating whether including trans women in maternity leave policies will have a negative impact on pregnancy discrimination. More

CHOOSE YOUR OWN CSR?

Here at the Hot Spots Movement, we’ve recently decided to give a percentage of our profits to charity, and we are keen for the team to decide what meaningful giving looks like for us. While you might think the biggest decision would be around which charities to support, we’ve actually found that deciding how to give is even trickier. Some of us are in favour of donating money, while others would value having time to devote to volunteering. More

YOU ARE GOING TO CHANGE!

By Haniah Shaukat, Head of Research and Analysis

According to Harvard Psychologist, Dan Gilbert, ‘all of us are walking around with an illusion, an illusion that we have just recently become the people that we were always meant to be and will be for the rest of our lives. However, time is a powerful force. It transforms our preferences. It reshapes our values. It alters our identities.’ More

Who’s in our network? BERNADETTE BRUTON

Global Talent and Organisational Development Director, Aviva

July’s friend is Bernadette Bruton, who we recently met at an event. Bernadette took a break from corporate life and life in the UK to concentrate on her family and help her husband pursue his lifelong dream to build a school in the South African bush. More

FOW GOES TO AUSTRALIA

We’re always working to ensure that FoW has truly global relevance – and our regional workshops play an important part in this. Next on our agenda is a trip to Sydney in August, where we’re looking forward to spending some time with our overseas FoW members.

As well as being looked after by dedicated relationship managers throughout the year, Australian and Asia Pac FoW members get to participate in our annual Best of FoW workshop, which features global insights from Lynda Gratton and the Hot Spots Team, and case studies, as well as regional speakers. More

HOT SPOTS UPDATES…

Help us find new talent
The Hot Spots Movement is growing and we’re currently looking for new interns as well as Project & Client Manager to work on our collaboration jams. If you know anyone who might be interested, ask them to contact Melissa Forbes to register interest and request a job description.

Sydney FoW workshop
We’ll be in Sydney from 27-31August and there are still a few slots free in our diary. So, if you’d appreciate a face to face meeting, please get in touch.

www.hotspotsmovement.com

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