#cherishcurates

#cherishcurates: Being Wrong, Fast Drawing, Culture Fit, Recruitment & Mindset

#cherishcurates - where I summarise the top 5 bits of content I came across this week that have added to my thinking on all things people, performance and how we work. This week the top 5 (in no particular order are) are: What makes a good leader - Gary Vaynerchuck Fast drawing for everyone -… Continue reading #cherishcurates: Being Wrong, Fast Drawing, Culture Fit, Recruitment & Mindset

Leading Others, Self Development

1 Question to Determine Your Leadership Credibility

I recently heard this statement at a leadership course I went to - click here if you want to know what course I attended, highly recommend. Why should anyone be led by you? ....when you say it like that.. Brings it back into context that leadership isn't about you. Well that's what I believe anyway.… Continue reading 1 Question to Determine Your Leadership Credibility

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You’re complacent and that’s why your engagement sucks

Employee engagement is endlessly chatted about; as a HR professional I find myself in a constant chatter about how we can "move the dial" on employee engagement results. How do we get people to "live the values" and feel connected to their work. Then come the ideas about wellness and team building - activities HR… Continue reading You’re complacent and that’s why your engagement sucks

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4 tips to being the worst manager you can be

Why be a great manager, when you can literally be the worst. In fact, some places make it hard for you to be a good manager. So, I'm here to do you a solid favour, here are my top tips to be straight up terrible.  Tell your team how important their ideas are to you… Continue reading 4 tips to being the worst manager you can be

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You can’t sit with us anymore – giving people the boot. 

Sometimes people turn into sour grapes. They start shiny, they are amazing but it goes to sh%*. Maybe it was you, maybe it was them.  Whatever the case the fit is all wrong and it’s time for them to move on.They are miserable, you are grumpy – but they aren't a terrible performer. What do… Continue reading You can’t sit with us anymore – giving people the boot. 

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4 truths every new networker needs to know

If walking into a room of people you don't know brings you a sense of fear you are not alone! This post talks about how really, the monster under your bed isn't there - in reality there are four truths about networking that can help you conquer your fear of the meet and greet!

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The robots are coming for your job!

You walk into your favorite department store and you put on your futuristic face wear, I'm thinking something along the lines of Google Glass. Let's imagine you are in the market for a new TV. As you put on your techwear it automatically recognises you by your unique eye features and accesses a database of… Continue reading The robots are coming for your job!

By Cherish Bentley

Do you need a uniform policy?

Uniform policies for me fall somewhere in-between the policies I really think you need and the completely useless fear driven policies. I started in the working world within a quick service giant and worked my way through to becoming a Store Manager, so I feel I know first hand the pain and agony implementing this policy.… Continue reading Do you need a uniform policy?

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The Rise of the Learning Ecosystem!

Last week I participated in an awesome Tweet Chat facilitated by @ozlearn, where I got the opportunity to introduce myself to new ideas (and new people) regarding Learning Ecosystems. What's a Learning Ecosystem? Well that's something that the chat couldn't really agree on.... I can't help but think that a Learning Ecosystem really sums up the… Continue reading The Rise of the Learning Ecosystem!