Episode 82: How to effect change by being open: Elaine Grell, Chief People Officer, Ogilvy
Elaine advocates that to win a business case and create change, we need to win hearts and minds, and to do this, we must give a bit of ourselves. Starting with cataloguing your life and what you’ve learned along the way, Elaine describes how to adopt this approach and how it can help you achieve your goals.
Discussing the momentum in creating representation in the workplace, using your sphere of influence and harnessing collaborative ways of working, Elaine shares her vision for how we work together in the years to come and encourages you to think about one thing that you, uniquely, can do.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[3:48] Being open to build connections and win a business case
[7:14] Creating change: Step 1 - catalogue your life and what you learned
[12:20] Representation in the workplace and your sphere of influence
[16:50] A collaboration mindset
[22:15] Social Mobility, examples in the hospitality and marketing industries
[27:08] The evolution of Employee Network Groups
[30:50] What’s the one thing you can do?
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