Using Engagement and Recognition to Drive Business Performance – Engage for Success Live Radio Podcast @
Mar 25 @ 17:30 – 18:00

Special Guest: Denise Willett, Senior Director, Achievers EMEA

Join us as Denise she shares her knowledge and experience gained in working with some of the World’s leading organisations on engagement and recognition programmes.

Discover how organisations who put people at their heart of business strategy not only move the needle on engagement but deliver compelling business results.

Listen in to hear:

How to improve engagement and performance through joined up strategy
How aligning your people to business objectives and company values can improve culture and drive employee engagement
Leveraging the latest technology to empower individuals and managers to own engagement for sustainable success
The positive impact getting it right has on key business performance metrics
Denise currently holds the role of Senior Director, Achievers EMEA, which sees her leading Sales, Marketing and Services. Denise is passionate about helping our clients build and maintain successful employee engagement programmes that align with strategic business objectives.

Prior to relocating to London in 2017, Denise lived and worked in Canada, with 18 years experience in Technology and dedicating the past 8 years to working side by side with many diverse, global organisations who share her belief in the power of a work environment committed to employee recognition and engagement.

Outside of work Denise enjoys travelling the globe with her husband and their 5 year old daughter.

Host: Jo Dodds

CIPD Kent Consultants’ Forum @ Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club
Apr 30 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Welcome to the first Consultants Forum in Kent – designed to support and help HR Consultants working or living in the Kent area.
We asked the HR community whether you would like a platform to meet and there was a resounding “yes”.

Jo Dodds will be speaking about working for yourself and offering advice. She is currently running a survey to help with discussions click to contribute.
How to ‘Live More’ Whilst Running Your Successful Coaching or Consultancy Business
• Do you ever feel too busy and overwhelmed?
• How often do you get to do the things you want to do rather than the things you feel you should do?
• Do you feel organised and ‘on top of things’?
If your answers are yes, not enough and not really then this talk is for you!
In Jo’s world POWER stands for Productivity, Organisation, Wellbeing, Energy and Resilience and she believes you need all of them to ensure that you get to ‘live more’, which she defines as being able to do more of the things that you want to do and less of those that you feel you should do or must do.
Jo will be talking about how you can implement her 5 Fundamentals to enable you to feel more productive, organised and calm whilst running your successful coaching or consultancy business.
Jo’s Bio
After 18 years in the ‘corporate world’ in Retail HR with companies such as B&Q and Staples and, Jo started her first business in 2005 publishing eight local community magazines. She extended her offering by helping the businesses to market online including specialising in WordPress websites, and then, from 2009, social media.
In these days of portfolio careers, she has two main areas of focus:
She works with home-based coaches and consultants to improve their productivity, organisation, wellbeing, energy and resilience. Her podcast is POWER to Live More where she interviews interesting people about those topics and has completed over 100 interviews so far!
She is also a consultant, speaker and trainer on the topics of Employee Engagement and wellbeing, including working as Strategy Director within Engage for Success, the UK movement spreading the word about employee engagement, now part of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She also co-hosts the Engage for Success podcast, interviewing guests around engagement and leadership, with nearly 300 shows so far.

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