How to address the culture gap

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Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells

How do you create a culture that enhances performance and supports what you are looking to achieve?

It’s clear that there is an exceptionally strong case for company culture. When your organization’s culture is in alignment with your goals and you hire people who share your values and enthusiasm, you are paving the way to financial success and building an outstanding reputation.

This one-day workshop will provide answers on this illusive topic. It breaks down the concept of culture into a pragmatic guide you can use to understand and change the culture of your business.

The day will be facilitated by Vanessa Williams who has many years’ experience of supporting culture change. You will have the opportunity to network and share experiences with your peers.

Who should attend?
Suitable for those who find that culture is a barrier to change, who wish to change culture to build performance and for those responsible for replicating organisational culture elsewhere.

Also. for those in HR or L&D looking to develop more effective leadership education and development.

You will take away:-
• insights into the culture of your business,
• a language you can use to talk about culture in your organisation,
• knowledge of the areas you can target for change,
• steps and tools you can take to change culture,
• a grasp of the role that leadership plays in determining culture.

Speaker biography:
Vanessa is a coach and consultant who has worked with countless business, both large and small, in helping them grow and increase performance. She is a Director of her own business, the Williams Partnership, which she formed in 2005. Her academic credentials include an Masters’ in Business Administration and the Certified Transactional Analysis written exam.

She is passionate about creating the conditions which bring out the best of people and build lasting change.

Click here for further details and to reserve your spot.

Free Webinar: How to achieve success in the face of resistance

Influencing others and getting people alongside in organisations can feel like spinning plates.

Sometimes there is no apparent logic behind why someone ‘holds their ground’ and fails to take your message on board. This is often because there is an underlying issue that we and/or they might be discounting.

When: 27th April, 2018

Time: 12.30 to 1.30

Join our interactive webinar to learn about the concept of discounting and discover how to use the framework ‘Steps to Success’ to identify how best to direct the conversation to a successful outcome.

You will learn about:
• the concept of discounting
• the six levels of discounting
• how to tell at which level someone is discounting
• why influencing change doesn’t always work
• how to address people at different levels

Click here to reserve your place.


‘HR Matters’

Hotel Du Vin Brighton: Thursday 29th March & Thursday 12th July 2018

Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells: Thursday 14th June, 2018

8.30am to 10.30am

‘HR Matters’ is a gathering of a small group of like-minded senior HR professionals wanting to learn and discuss current business challenges in a breakfast meeting environment.

The meetings are  hosted by Alex Welsh of Diversity HR and facilitated by Vanessa Williams using an ‘Action Learning Set’ approach that will enable you to gain insights and answers to your questions.   She has a background in HR (including working at board level) and over 10 years’ experience of working with businesses to support and enhance their effectiveness.

Vanessa seeks to make every session engaging and fun while also bringing a wealth of knowledge to add to the mix.

Please email  if you would like to join us. Places are offered on a ‘first come, first served basis’.

We will provide the setting at the Hotel Du Vin,  at no cost.   Your investment is the cost of your choice of breakfast.

We look forward to seeing you there. Feel free to come armed with your own questions!