The CEO Eye Roll
Busy executives are time poor. Pressure is constant. Meetings chew up 75% plus of their time during the day and many work into the night. Meetings are the bane of executive life – Why are we here? What is the purpose of the meeting and…
Interview with Chris McGowan, Chief Executive Department Of Health And Wellbeing, South Australia
Thank you for giving HardyGroup the time for this interview for HGinSight. You have been in the role for nearly 3 months. I have a series of questions so let’s start. 1. What were your first reactions to the organisation when you started? I found…
Lost in translation?
We’ve just had two weeks in the UK, the we being Kevin and I, and on return a number of people have asked me why we make the annual, sometimes bi-annual, trek to the northern hemisphere. Primarily it’s because most clients ask us to include…
Meet the new Director General of New Zealand Health
On Tuesday this week the Deputy State Services Commissioner announced the appointment of Dr Ashley Bloomfield as the new Director-General of Health and Chief Executive, Ministry of Health. “The Director-General of Health is a pivotal role leading a sector critical to the overall wellbeing of New…
60 seconds with Kevin Hardy – the first 100 days
I don’t know what the text books say about what you should do in the first 3 months /100 days after you take up your promotion to a new executive role, but here are a few thoughts gleaned from many meetings with senior executives and how…
60 Seconds with Paul Ingle – Who is Holding the Mirror?
Maybe it’s the time of the year but a little known service we provide has been running hot. Career Coaching. A confidential one to one for people in our network contemplating their next move.
Appreciative Inquiry – A Focus on Harnessing Organisational Strengths
In working with a couple of my sets over the past twelve months, where people have brought to the table issues associated with organisational change, I have found that there is an interest in the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) approach.
Ken Whelan on joining HardyGroup as a Set Facilitator
As a Registered Nurse originally then a Senior Manager in Health for 8 years then CEO roles for 20 years I look back on my career pre and post CEO and reflect on some of the things that made a difference for me. The one…
How do we measure ROI on executive learning sets?
Historically, any formula on a Return on Investment (ROI) is defined in monetary terms. How do we measure or evaluate the efficiency of an executive learning set?
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