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Get a mentor

Get a mentor

“The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn”. Bertrand Russell, Mathematician, philosopher and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

One of the best things you can do when faced with these ‘bridges’ is to turn to a mentor for help.
Take a bit of time to think about someone that has been an inspiration to you and has given you good advice. When I ask this question in workshops, …

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The 10 trends in human resources for 2010

What lies in store for people management in the coming year? In this post, I’d like to share those ideas which I think will have the greatest impact on human resources management this year. Of course, some of these ideas will be more appropriate for some sectors than for others; and only time will tell if these predictions turn out to be prescient…

1. Leadership 2.0: A new style of people management, more open and less distant, is gradually making headway. The creation of this new culture is being helped by Web 2.0 applications that focus on cooperation, new ways of perceiving value in companies, and the presence of a digitally literate workforce. However, this culture change will not be achieved primarily because of technology, but because of a different conception of managing people; in particular, a more cooperative, transparent and less distant type of leadership. As happened with Internet at the beginning, some companies will be quick to embrace new styles of management facilitated by technological advances, while others will be mere passive observers. When we talk about a 2.0. approach, we do not just mean having a blog (!), but far more profound changes in management style.

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