Episode 1: How being an HR disrupter unleashes talent and creates social change - Stefan Ries, Senior External Advisor, McKinsey and former Global CHRO, SAP
If you love to innovate, to question the status quo and improve on the way things have always been done before, you will love hearing from Stefan Ries.
Senior External Advisor at McKinsey & Co, and until recently the global CHRO of SAP, Stefan founded the movement, #HRPunks.
In this episode you’ll hear how Stefan unleashes talent – globally. As Stefan says, don’t take a seat at the table, stand!
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[2:22] #HRPunks: how Stefan accessed and inspired HR talent from around the world, including key practical steps that Stefan took to embed innovation and change in organisational culture.
[5:00] How HR practitioners can use business language and data to drive positive change.
[8.22] How HR can harness digital team effectiveness tools to re-design ways of working post pandemic, and in doing so enhance performance.
[16:58] How HR can use facts and figures to help eliminate unconscious bias.
[21:16] The business case for diversity: connecting with customers across markets and using data to make the case.
[27:13] How the simple act of changing your t-shirt can inspire a questioning approach, leading to incredible change!
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