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Changeboard's top 10 articles from 2016

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It's been quite a year for Changeboard, with a wealth of regular contributors giving fresh and interesting insights on all areas of leadership, talent and career covering mental health, career development and much more. Here are the top 10 most popular articles from 2016, enjoy....

1. Want a career in HR? How to get your foot in the door

The career of an HR professional can be both challenging and rewarding. Barney Ely advises on the best ways to start a career in HR and the type of career paths it can offer.

2. You're only a leader if people choose to follow you

Leaders are still grappling with the aftermath of the financial crisis, not just in economic terms but in attitudinal terms, argues Professor Veronica Hope Hailey. What does the next generation of leaders look like?

3. Transformational consciousness

What is transformational consciousness? Is this a new reality emerging in our old world?

4. How Cisco broke HR

Do you believe HR can be innovative, exciting and revolutionary? Here’s how one company ‘broke’ HR as they knew it – and built a better practice for their people.

5. LinkedIn: A networking tool for introverted leaders?

Many people see networking as something that extroverts excel at. Might LinkedIn be the strongest tool for introverts? 

6. How to support a member of staff who’s experiencing a mental health problem

We all have mental health just as we all have physical health, and considering how much time we spend at work, it’s not surprising that our jobs can have a significant impact on our mental wellbeing.

7. Can we afford to live without employee engagement?

Is wanting your employees to be happy a hard concept to understand? And is it vital to your business's success?

8. Readiness for reunion – making sense of Brexit

Post EU referendum, Changeboard CEO Jim Carrick-Birtwell reflects on what kind of leadership, readiness and action is needed to take our country forward.

9. The challenges facing Islamic banking

Despite its substantial growth in recent years, Islamic banking is facing challenges when it comes to deeper global market penetration. The solution, says Deloitte, is more consistency and harmonisation.


10. Women, leadership and the glass cliff

When Theresa May became Prime Minister, it was the second time that the glass ceiling at the top of British politics had been shattered. However, politicians and business leaders alike should beware the ‘glass cliff’ during times of crisis. So what is the glass cliff, and what are the implications for leadership?

Emily  Sexton-Brown

By Emily Sexton-Brown

Emily is the commissioning editor at Changeboard

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