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09 Jul 2020

10 killer one-liners from the Virtual Tech Fest

Clever quotes and notes about HR and L&D

There’s nothing like a short, sharp quip to get the message across.

Our rock star speakers at the HR and L&D Virtual Innovation & Tech Fest were masterful at capturing the essence of the reinvention of work with succinct flair.

 

ON LEARNING …

      “Learning is the new pension.”     – Heather E McGowan, The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast to Thrive in the Future of Work

 

ON COMMUNICATION …

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”  – Leonardo Da Vinci (via Damian Hughes), Unlocking the DNA of a Winning Culture

 

ON INCLUSIVITY…

“Inclusion is all about how you make people feel by how you treat them.” – Joanne Lockwood, Why Bother with Inclusion?

 

ON PRIVILEGE ...

“Having a privilege in itself is nothing to be ashamed of … it’s how you wield it that matters.” – Joanne Lockwood

 

ON TECHNOLOGY …

“Predicting the future is complicated and fuzzy – a bit of Science & Art … but developing a systematic way to plan for it, is clearly better than guessing and reacting!”  – David Shontz, Nokia People Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning – the Link with L&D

 

 

 “If you don’t use data as a solid foundation, the technology is like frosting on a mouldy cake.”  - Jason Averbook, What if 2020 isn’t Cancelled but the year we woke up to Digital Transformation?

 

 

“It’s not technology that’s disruptive. It’s us.”  – Nicola Millard, The D’s Shaping the Future of Work

 

ON REINVENTING THE WORKPLACE …

“Your role is moving all the time and if you’re not moving with it, it may be moving on.” - Heather E McGowan, The Adaptation Advantage: Let Go, Learn Fast to Thrive in the Future of Work
 
“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.” - Jack Welsh, former CEO of GE (via David Shontz and Jason Averbook)

 

 

“Employee experience isn’t an initiative. It’s a crusade.” - Josh Bersin, The Big Reset: What’s Working Now

 

For a limited time, you can still catch the recorded sessions by these experts – and 40+ more. 

 

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