JULY 2017

CONTENTS

TALKING POINTS

Great analogy that demonstrates the importance of getting rid of legacy practices & processes that no longer add value @lyndagratton @HSpotM

- Manytomanyvoice - Jul 26
@Manytomanyvoice

@lyndagratton sharing a great way to think about how those legacy processes and practices accumulate and cause confusion

Hot Spots Movement - Jul 26
@HSpotM

Humans are living longer than ever. Affects #education, #careers, #finance. @BIPCManchester @GreatManchester @MancLibraries @CityCo @my2be_

- MancBizBooks - Jul 25
@MancBizBooks

ARTICLES

EXPLORING NEURO-MINDFULNESS AT SUNCORP

We spoke to Ed Cooley, Executive General Manager for Talent and Planning,  Suncorp, to find out how neuro-mindfulness is helping them explore ways of enhancing productivity.

Here at Hot Spots Movement, we encourage companies to experiment with new practices and processes that can unleash the potential of their talent. Experiments are a great way of trialing a new initiative with a small set of participants and observing the effects before rolling a programme out to the rest of the organisation. More

WHO’S IN OUR NETWORK?  

Our friend of the month is Hema Bakhshi.

Hema, Head of Future of Work at Santander, launched the bank’s Future of Work team, having observed a clear need to understand and anticipate workforce trends with the same rigour that the bank used in understanding changes to its customer base. Hema and her team work as internal advisors to different parts of Santander’s business, asking challenging questions to assess how future-proofed projects or practices really are and using workshops to open colleagues’ minds to the disruption facing career models and ways of working. More

WHAT CAN YOUR ORGANISATION LEARN FROM BALLET?

By Harriet Molyneaux

Two of our most popular guest speakers at FoW have been Kasper Holten, former director of opera at the Royal Opera House and Farooq Chaudhry, former producer for English National Ballet. They weren’t just popular with our audience of senior HR execs because they were something a bit different, but because these disciplined art forms provide meaningful and actionable takeaways that can help us transform our approach to leadership, discipline and innovative thinking. More

HOT SPOTS UPDATES…

IS AGEISM THE LAST TABOO?
Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott’s book The 100-Year Life is one of the sources for Adam Gale’s thoughtful piece in Management Today about why lengthening life spans means we need to rethink our attitudes to older workers  and what they have to offer.

HOT SPOTS DOWN UNDER: 2018
We’re pleased to announce that the Hot Spots team will be hosting some more FoW events in Australia next year – watch this space for details of our August 2018 Masterclass.

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