I've recently had this post published on the ASTD / ATD's gloabl HRD blog - HR Artistry on a Global Canvas - again supporting this November's Art of HR Conference.
As well as describing the 'canvas' which enables HR to be more artful, consisting of ambition, bravery and creativity, I take Walter Mitty's similar A, B, C and suggest that I often like to think of the creation of a new, artful HR as a bit like the transformation from Walter, the office worker, into Walter, the adventurous, brave, and creative skateboarding global traveler / astronaut!
This isn't about being more strategic or having a seat at the table etc, it's just about grabbing opportunity with both hands and not letting go.
And if you want to Walterise your HR function, come along to the Art of HR taking place in Dubrovnik in November. Or you can join in the conversation about artistry in our Linkedin group.
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