Introduction

'Being Human'  is a series of blogs by Kirstin Furber, who, through over 20 years of developing organisational cultures for international businesses, has found how it is when we allow ourselves to be human at work, we start to be our best selves and deliver our best work. Kirstin’s first introduced this idea Can you be yourself at work? in her first blog and  has since developed 5 characteristics of a human culture, blogged, spoken and implemented some of her ideas.

So today, particularly as we see the lines between work-life and personal life becoming more and more blurred, how do we develop a culture that allows us all to be human, to be ourselves at work and in turn leads to tangible results and drives business growth?

The blogs are designed to support business leaders; Entrepreneurs, CEO's and Senior HR professionals in ensuring they maintain a human culture through times of change, growth, when planning for the future or simply to help with a particular challenge, with the aim of being able to take away actionable insight after reading that can easily be implemented

If there are any particular topics that you would like covered on Being Human do get in touch.

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Latest - How is Human Resources Evolving?

Human resources, formerly known as Personnel, continues to evolve as organisations become more complex. In addition to the the challenging economic and political environment, technological innovations are giving us, as consumers, new ways of doing things (some we don’t know about yet) and making us want more for less. Consumers are not only looking at the economics of purchasing, we want to align with a company’s purpose and values. We are getting selective! Against this challenging backdrop, companies rely on employees to be inspired, to think differently and come up with new ideas to be competitive, and importantly, live and breath the company values. Read more.