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Branch Annual Meeting - Shelleys, Lewes

CIPD Sussex Branch

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST)

Branch Annual Meeting - Shelleys, Lewes

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Please note that the Branch Annual Meeting is a members only event.


Why Don’t They Do as I Tell Them?  Why Don’t I Do What I Tell Myself?

 HR professionals are constantly called on to advise.  That advice is often ignored,  no matter how often we repeat it.  As individuals we often make promises to ourselves about changing our behaviours and then fail to deliver on those internal promises.  Why is this? What can we do to help both our customers and ourselves achieve better outcomes?

In this session, Dr Carole Pemberton will explore what we know about why people don’t do the things they are told to do, or the things which their cognitive self tells them it makes sense to do. She will also draw on her own work on resilience and the key factors which support people in sticking at desired outcomes.

She will look at the findings of research on the resistance of humans to change and ways in which it can be overcome.  She will help you consider not only how you can better support your customers, but also how each of us can increase the likelihood of successfully making changes happen.

You will leave the session with ideas to take back into your workplace and into your own life.


Dr Carole Pemberton is an Executive Coach, Researcher, Author and developer of coaches.  She is Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster Business School, a Fellow of the CIPD and the Career Development Institute, and a Faculty Member of the Academy of Executive Coaching.  She has run her own consultancy Coaching to Solutions since 1997.  Previously she worked as a management consultant for international consultancy PA, led the management development department of a London borough and has career coached every age and career stage from disabled school leavers to CEOs.


She is the author of a number of books on career, coaching and management topics.  Her most recent book is Resilience Coaching: A Practical Guide for Coaches (McGraw Hill/OU).


Professional photography and video production may be taking place at the event, and these images may be used on future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.

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135- 136 High Street
BN7 1XS Lewes
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST)

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