Lisa Haggar

Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO with Lisa Haggar #27

Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO with Lisa Haggar #27

Lisa Haggar

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Lisa Haggar, a strategic and innovative Human Resources Director who always seems to be helping, coaching or advising others!  Her energy seems to be limitless and it is clear from all of her activities that Lisa is highly skilled in translating business visions into HR initiatives that really do improve performance, profitability, growth and employee engagement.

Lisa is a genuine influencer, LinkedIn guru and HR disruptor and so I am delighted to welcome her today to the HR L&D Podcast!

In this “Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO” episode with Lisa Haggar on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. Why are you so passionate about closing the gap between HRD to CEO?
  2. How have you gone about writing your HRD to CEO programme?
  3. What are the three main reasons why there are so few HRD who make it CEO’s?
  4. Do you think gender has anything to do with why so few HRD’s are making it to CEO status?
  5. Where does the CIPD fit into the HRD to CEO journey?
  6. What’s Lisa’s secret for gaining huge LinkedIn engagement?
  7. The one thing about HR Lisa would change (and why)!

Links highlighted in this “Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO” episode are included below:

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 Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon

The HR Algorithmic Leader: 10 Principles for Leadership Success

The HR Algorithmic Leader with Mike Walsh – #006

The HR Algorithmic Leader: 10 Principles for Leadership Success

The HR Algorithmic Leader: 10 Principles for Leadership Success

Nick Day from JGA HR Recruitment is joined by Futurist and global nomad Mike Walsh who has synthesised years of research and interviews with some of the world’s top business leaders, AI pioneers and data scientists into a set of  “10 principles about what it takes to succeed in the HR algorithmic age”.

His book, The Algorithmic Leader, offers a hopeful and practical guide for leaders of all types, and organisations of all sizes to help them to survive and thrive in this era of unprecedented change and this is something we will be learning much more about during this podcast.

Mike Walsh is a global futurist and is CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy who designs companies for the 21st century so they can thrive in this era of disruptive technological change.

Mike’s clients include many of the global Fortune 500, and he is a sought-after keynote speaker who regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons alike. He has delivered nearly 1,000 keynote speeches around the world and his best-selling book Futuretainment, published by Phaidon, was the winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York

Each week, Mike interviews provocative thinkers, innovators and troublemakers on his podcast, Between Worlds so I am delighted to be able to welcome such an experienced professional to the HR L&D Podcast!

Mike’s newest book, The Algorithmic Leader, presents a pragmatic guide for future leaders and is based on many of the fascinating people Mike has met and interacted with over the years from Jack Ma (founder of Alibaba) to Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn), as well as the next generation of entrepreneurs whose companies may end up shaping the future of the world we live in.

In this HR Algorithmic Leader: 10 Principles for Leadership Success with Mike Walsh episode of the HR L&D Podcast we discover:

  1. The critical advice Mike would give to leaders who want to harness the power of AI and succeed where others have failed.
  2. Are we prepared for automation, algorithms and AI and what will it mean for the future of work, leadership, and creativity?
  3. Should we be fearful of automation?
  4. How will AI affect Smart decision making?
  5. How will AI change people’s jobs?
  6. Discover Mike’s Vision for a “new leadership model” and the 10 principles every leader needs to know to survive and thrive in the algorithmic age
  7. What is, does it mean to be an algorithmic leader?
  8. Is it ever too late for an older “analogue” company to make the changes necessary to succeed in the algorithmic age?
  9. What will life like in 2030?
  10. The one piece of advice Mike would give to someone embarking on a data-driven HR career?
  11. How can we continue to stay smart when the machines around us are smarter than us?

Competition Time!

Also listen out for an exclusive competition where you can win a signed copy of Mike’s latest Book “The Algorithmic Leader: How to Be Smart When Machines Are Smarter Than You”.  Listen to the podcast and then answer this question: If Mike was given any super-power – what would it be? Email your answer to, and the winner will be publicly announced on LinkedIn on Monday 6th June 2019.

To find out more about Mike Walsh or his book-; the links referred to in this HR Algorithmic Leader: 10 Principles for Leadership Success with Mike Walsh episode are highlighted below:

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A word from the host, Nick Day

The HR L&D Podcast is hosted by me, Nick Day, Managing Director of JGA HR Recruitment.

I will be upfront and say that I would love to help you if you have an HR recruitment requirement that needs the assistance of a niche recruiter.

I hope this podcast production helps demonstrate that we are very serious about all matters related to both HR and L&D.  We are not a generalist recruiter – we are a boutique.  We focus on quality, not quantity and that’s because we aim to provide nothing less than a value-added experience!  Trust us with your next HR or L&D vacancy, and we won’t let you down.

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