Today I’ve launched a new venture, Ladder Talent. A people consultancy for the creative industries.
Over the past decade I’ve had the privilege of meeting a large number of employers across the creative industries and their struggles have remained pretty consistent; how to develop staff, how to retain them, and how to improve their diversity.
With Ladder Talent I’m aiming to address all those issues with a mixture of training, coaching and diversity consultancy. I can’t do all of that alone, so I’ve pulled together of amazing people from the media and creative industries as coaches and trainers.
You can read more about Ladder Talent and some other passion projects here.
If you’d like to have a chat about how we can help you, get in touch.
It’s that time of year again and plenty of PR folk have laid out their resolutions for 2014 including Stuart Bruce, Matthew Schwartz, Adrienne Erin, Carm Lyman and CHA Group.
I’ve made a few resolutions myself: lose weight (ahem, I make this resolution every year but one year I’ll crack it, right?), write and publish two more books, and network with more PRs and academics. It’s not a long list, but each of those things are pretty hefty goals and I work best when I have something to aim for.
If you’re still pondering your resolutions for this year you might want to consider making them career-oriented. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Continue reading