Actus was founded by Lucinda Carney, a Business Psychologist with many years of Corporate HR experience; she was one of the earliest #HRChangeAgent during her professional career. Lucinda has always been passionate about delivering value from change and understands first-hand the challenges of convincing others to come along for the ride. She recognises the importance of talking the ‘language of the C-Suite’ to gain sponsorship for change, and also how to adjust this communication to gain buy-in throughout the organisation. Lucinda has developed a growing range of tools and resources to help HR professionals to become #HRChangeAgents, to join the #HRUprising and to deliver a lasting Return on Investment.
Lucinda is currently working on her first book: “How to be a Change Superhero” and is looking to connect with HR Professionals to build case studies on change. She also recently launched the popular HR Uprising Podcast which covers a range of relevant topics and case studies and features interviews with experts and other real life HR Professionals.
Would you like to collaborate with other like minded HR Professionals? If so why not join our Linked in Group?
Join the HR Uprising Linked in Group
Want to register for an upcoming webinar with Lucinda? – click on the Eventbrite link for each webinar below:
Tuesday 14th May: Embedding the ethos of SMCR – How to deliver genuine culture change?
Wednesday 19th June: Embedding System Change – a case study
Webinar recordings accessible now: Demonstrating the strategic value of O.D.
Our goal at Actus is to support our HR colleagues in achieving more. Lucinda also continues to develop a host of free HR Resources and a range of Consultancy and Training Services. Some of our most popular Consultancy offerings are outlined below but we do understand that every client’s needs are different so please feel free to get in touch if you would like to discuss your specific challenge.
Helping you to identify the business benefits of any system or culture change and determining a realistic business plan with tangible Return on Investment metrics that will convince stakeholders of the potential value. Making you a highly credible part of the #HRUprising
Members of the #HRUprising need to have a credible vision and strategy that is aligned with the needs of the business. Sometimes this is difficult to do ourselves so this session includes a half day diagnostic and results in a ‘Strategy on a Page’ outcome that will help you clearly communicate your vision to the business and gain buy-in.
It is remarkable how often we work with clients who want everyone to have clear goals and objectives, yet they haven’t set or agreed on any at the top. This is by far and away our most frequently requested pro bono session. It requires the top team to get around the table for at least 4 hours with flip charts, Post-it notes and a highly flexible #HRUprising facilitator. The resulting clarity and focus benefit the whole organisation, top-down.
To be effective members of the #HRUprising we need to understand the wants, needs and motivations of our internal clients. We offer a range of Evidence-based business psychology services that can support you with this. These range from Competency or 360 questionnaire development; personality diagnostics and conflict resolution to Assessment for development services and much more.
Effective members of the #HRUprising need to understand the strengths and development requirements of their organisations in order to prioritise areas for change and investment. The Business Healthcheck provides personalised analysis and consultancy that will give clarity about ‘As is’ and enable you to measure progress towards the ‘To be’. The outputs of the Healthcheck are written up in a report with specific guidance and recommendations for next steps.
Of course we help with this! Most organisations invest in an online appraisal system in order to deliver some kind of results. It could be to encourage greater performance, more meaningful conversations or more focus on behaviours. Our #HRUprising engagement consultants help every Actus client to align and configure Actus to match your cultural and strategic goals. We understand that these may evolve over time so are happy to work with your internal #HRChangeAgent to tweak along the way.
OK let’s be honest this isn’t traditional #HRUprising territory – we are more people change than systems change, however, we recognise that making systems quick and easy to access can be a really important way of removing resistance to change. Our technical development team are masters in ensuring the technology is as easy to access as possible.
To be a member of the #HRUprising we need to be able to work with and through other change leaders to deliver lasting results. Leadership Coaching can be an invaluable way of ensuring that those in key roles have the self-awareness and personal skills to lead change and get the best out of their team.
If you are looking for O.D Consultancy Services, Pro Bono Support, would like to contribute to an upcoming webinar or podcast or sign up for one, please get in touch using the form below.