Human Resources Hero
The Human Resources Hero operates inside corporate to bring their passion of seeing people develop alive. They see the best in people and are typically the person other employees come to when they want some kind of support or professional development. They feel very strongly that there is another way to support people than disciplining or firing them and are keen to actively cultivate the intrinsic talent within the organisation. To achieve this they focus on changing the culture from the inside out.
The Journey of Conscious Change
Typically a mid-level to senior HR professional, BP or VP, they are often a trusted adviser in senior leadership teams.
First hand experience of all aspects of people management and the employment lifecycle convinces them that powerful people strategies have the biggest impact on commercial results.
Typical Behaviours & Concerns
(i) Always seeking new ways to communicate ROI of continuing professional and leadership development to budget decision-makers;
(ii) Nevertheless, continually diversifying their own skills.
New Awareness About Self
A sense of empowerment in realizing that they have a choice to become the kind of leader that can create the kind of results they want.
New Awareness About Others / Life
Noticeable shift from problem focused to solution focused. Realization that energy and attitude are key to achieving higher performance. Addressing these metrics creates buy-in from employees who actively begin to WANT to make the change.
Changes to Life Experience
(i) Ability to handle conflict and difficult conversations more effectively;
(ii) More courage to ask for what they want and persevere until they get it;
(iii) Ability to make a difference whilst still being able to get on and do their day-to-day role.
Changes You Might See
Enhanced Professional Image
“The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but building the new.”