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HR to the rescue: Nine to 9 conference speakers

HR to the rescue: Nine to 9 conference speakers

This years HRINZ Nine to 9 conference, entitled ‘HR to the Rescue’, features many fabulous and innovative speakers and topics, ranging from HR transformation, teamwork in times of crisis,  responding when disaster strikes and what you need to know about the brain and to how to control stress. The keynote speakers include Dr Derek Roger, Dave Wild, and Hamish Wilson: Turning stress to your advantage -Dr Derek Roger Derek is a leading business psychologist, executive coach, author and speaker. The emphasis of Derek’s work is on neuroscience, specifically in resilience and stress management – and how that research can be used in practical and relevant ways within working environments. Derek’s talk, entitled Alchemy: Turning fundamental research into practical tools, is intended to entertain with the neuroendocrinology of stress, and to show how these findings have been used to develop a resilience training programme that really works. The programme offers unique and practical insights into resilience, and he promised to include white-water rafting, Star Wars, catching monkeys, and why your pet cat won’t die of heart disease unless you feed it very badly. For more on Derek, check out his blog: The challenge of change Innovating for change -Dave Wild As Managing Director of Smith & Wild, Dave has spent more than 15 years working as a strategist for business, design, marketing and innovation consultancies. His keynote address is entitled Innovating for a rapid response and is aimed at sharing with attendees new ways of increasing their personal ability to lead through innovation. Dave believes responding to fast-moving change demands the ability to innovate. Rapidly. For businesses to look at HR as their true rescuers, the highest levels of management will need to view Hr professionals as effective leaders in their own right – not just playing a supportive role....

posted on: Apr 28, 2011 | author: Editor