JAN 2017

CONTENTS

TALKING POINTS

Gray skies on #summerholiday gives stay in bed and read opportunity Prof @lyndagratton @LBS Prof Andrew Scott #the100yearlife #longlifegift

- Suzanne Young - 17 hours ago
@SuzanneYoung100

Inspired by @lyndagratton at her talk on bestselling book: The 100 Year Life. Can't wait to read it!

May Busch - 19 hours ago
@maybusch

Thank you very @jmcilroy. I thought @lyndagratton's book was awesome. I think you'll love it if you haven't already cracked it open. :)

- Jeff Brown - Jan 24
@THEjeffbrown

ARTICLES

KPMG AUSTRALIA: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF HR AND SHOWCASING THE POWER OF DIVERSITY

How can HR teams increase their influence and contribution to the organisation? This is a question we explored as part of our Future of HR theme, and we were delighted to come across a case study from KPMG Australia, a member of FoW: U-Collaborate is an annual content driven event during which selected people from the business come together to explore an HR issue or people trends, such as Performance Management, Diversity & Inclusion or Learning. After hearing the latest research and insights on the topic the group works on a solution, contributing their experience from various parts of the organisation. More


GETTING TO GRIPS WITH THE DOTTED LINE

We’ve been talking for some time about how organisational and employment structures are changing, and we recently got the opportunity to observe an increasingly common organisational challenge and think about solutions with one of our clients, an international technology firm well-known for its complex internal structure.

The firm in question has been struggling to gain buy-in for driving the success of a unit within the bigger organisation - the main challenge being that the unit isn’t a formal entity and doesn’t have its own bottom line. More

WHO’S IN OUR NETWORK – PIP JAMIESON

Our first Hot Spots friend of 2017 is Pip Jamieson, Founder & CEO of The Dots - the UK’s leading professional networking platform for the creative industries. Pip is something of a kindred spirit for us – a trend-watcher who is passionate about ensuring the transition into the future of work is one full of opportunity. Having noticed that increased automation meant that whole waves of traditional service industries were headed for radical change or total oblivion, Pip decided to help make it easier for people to find work in an area that can’t easily be automated: the creative industries. More

HOT SPOTS UPDATES…

The 100-Year Life – Best Book for February
Eslite, Taiwan’s leading bookstore, has chosen The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity as the Best Book in February. If you’ve read it, we’re sure you’ll understand why they’re so excited. If you haven’t, order a copy from Amazon today to find out!

Lynda Gratton at Davos
Always busy at Davos, Lynda was invited to lead or contribute to more sessions than ever. More

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