The HR Game Changer Blog

HR Game Changer of the Year 2018

At the start of March the L&D and HR Game Changer Conferences ran concurrently in Auckland. It was a fantastic 2 days of exploring how to transform what we deliver … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The real 3 HR Trends for 2018: How many have you heard of or planned for?

I’ve been looking at what’s happening on the cutting edge of HR for a while now. There are 3 key trends that I see for 2018 that none of the … Continue reading

January 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Designing the HR Department 2.0

This year the HR Game Changer conference continued to explore how we can transform and reinvent our HR processes. Over 2 days in Wellington and 1 day in Melbourne, ideas … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Falling in love, with Simon Sinek

I better clarify that at the HR Game Changer conference in Melbourne the other week, Simon talked about falling in love, and that’s what I fell in love with (hence … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

Panic in the Boardroom: Why transformation freaks out your exec team & how to get around this

For those of us in the HR Game Changer community, we know that the things we’re talking about can freak out an executive management team. Getting rid of annual performance … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The HRGC Book List

Several of our presenters this year have written amazing books. If you want some inspirational pre-conference reading, then check out these! Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Where is your HR team on the game changer scale?

The last 12 months have shown me absolutely & without doubt that HR has split. Not into HR operations & strategic HR – but into HR that is working to … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

The HR Game Changer book – are you in it?

Some of you will know that after the HR Game Changer conference last year I announced that I would write a book. I wanted to make sure that we captured … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Places are limited because of a herd of cows

Of all the positive feedback from the HR Game Changer last year, one of the things that rated highest was the size of the conference was perfect. With just over … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Get a game changer as a mentor

Now I’m moving out of HR in the next few months (you can read my blog about this by clicking here), I’m putting together a ‘to do’ list of things … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rock Star CEO #1: Vaughan Rowsell

It’s not his unique moustache, it’s not his cheeky grin – there are 3 key reasons why I have picked Vaughan Rowsell as the first of our Rock Star CEO’s … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Let’s get it Tron

The very last HR Game Changer roadshow was in Hamilton last week (for those outside NZ, we often call Hamilton ‘The Tron’ hence my terrible pun in the title). A … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fuelling the game change in Tauranga!

Last week we took the HR Game Changer Roadshow down to Tauranga and had a fantastic session. Jason Marra from Fuel Agency talked about HR the brand and had some … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Start with WHY…. the why of HR!

We’ve got a very special guest joining us this year at the HRGC ….. the fabulous Simon Sinek! Simon is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Design Thinking & Agile: HR tools of the future

This year the HR Game Changer is focusing on the tools you can use to change the game. Of everything available, a couple of methods were complete standouts. It’s not … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Taranaki HR Game Changing

It was a beautiful day flying into the ‘naki and a great turnout for the roadshow. There was a lot of discussion and some disagreements and challenges but one thing … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Artful Auckland takes on the HRGC

For Auckland we ran our HRGC roadshow in the Art Gallery that we have in our building. Did it inspire some artistic or creative juices to flow? I’ll let you … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

HR Game Changing in wine country

On Wednesday I ran our HR Game Changer roadshow in Napier. As with Wellington, this was to showcase what was discussed at the conference in September for those who missed … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Game Changing in Wellington

Last week I ran our HR Game Changer roadshow in Wellington. This was to showcase what was discussed at the conference in September for those who missed out. Also for … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

My HR Game Changer Action Plan

It’s been almost 2 months since the HR Game Changer, and while I have been incredibly slack in not putting my HR Game Changer Action plan together – I have … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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