People power  

May 1, 2018

Everyone’s talking about the effects of technology in business, but let’s not forget about the impact people can make, says founder and director of Newcastle-based event organisers, The Projects Studio Ltd

There seems to be so much talk about the potential effects on our business of technology and automation, the future threats of Brexit, skills gaps and an ageing population, but what positive steps are we taking now to tackle these challenges in our own organisations and turn them into opportunities?

As the business environment becomes ever more complex and uncertain, companies must look to leverage more power from their people to react faster and enable them to compete in an increasingly competitive world.

If organisations are to achieve their full potential, it is up to their business leaders and managers to find the right people strategies to foster growth and plan for the future.
Creating a people-centered work culture, uncovering hidden talents within employees, hiring wisely and leading with clarity and vision all form part of an effective people development strategy.

Recognising the importance of putting people and skills at the heart of future business success has led The Projects Studio to organise a new event called People Power.

We felt that there was a real need in the region to address this head-on and create a more people-centric approach. We have brought all of this together under one roof to give business leaders and managers an opportunity to understand the practical steps that they can take to address all these challenges, future-proof their business and ensure they are fit to compete.

We want visitors to leave the event feeling inspired and to have a new and positive approach to skills development and the changing work environment.

The free event will give businesses the opportunity to meet with more than 40 of the region’s top skills, education and training providers, as well as HR and recruitment advisors. A series of 20 seminars and masterclasses throughout the day will provide training and advice on a wide range of business challenges including: change management, marketing, leadership, communication, presentation skills, recruiting talent, GDPR, customer service, establishing winning teams, and more.

Future Skills Vision, one of the event’s key sponsors, will be kicking off the day with a breakfast masterclass that will focus on creating a culture of learning to drive innovation and success.

Holly Thompson, founder and director of Future Skills Vision, reveals:
“People are at the heart of, and are the driving force behind, any business. This event is an opportunity for businesses to come together to showcase the vast array of skills initiatives the region has to offer and support mechanisms for businesses to access the skills and talent they need to grow and develop their organisations. The day will be a great opportunity for businesses to connect, collaborate and learn from each other.

“We are proud to be supporting this event and to highlight a range of tips, tricks and strategies to harness your people power, allowing your business to thrive in a challenging economic environment.”

The Projects Studio
For more information or to book your free place at the People Power event, visit:
0191 580 4005

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