Member Since: 6th Nov 2015
“Agent provocateur”, Blaire Palmer, is a former BBC Today programme journalist who, for the last 15 years, has been coaching and provoking CEOs and leadership teams to step up and drive change in their organisations.
The author of 3 books on leadership and success, Blaire was one of the first accredited executive coaches in Europe. Blaire founded That People Thing in 2012 and now works with clients including Roche, Airbus, Mattel, DX and Manchester United, designing and delivering programmes that bring about sustainable change in leadership and culture with measureable commercial benefit.
Direct, challenging, warm and funny, Blaire is also is a keynote conference speaker, addressing audiences around the world about how leadership is changing in the 21st century.
CEO That People Thing
20th Sep 2018
Too many organisations are still hung up on traditional hierarchical decision-making structures. In order to effect real change, it's time...Culture
23rd Aug 2018
'Motivation' used to be all the rage when it came to employee engagement, but today's workforce needs a more subtle approach that takes...Talent
17th Jul 2018
Traditional team structures have dissolved. In their place, we have more a more complex organisational matrix, which presents challenges...Strategy
24th May 2018
The industrial age created an economy based on competition, but in the digital age the business landscape is far more nuanced than that...Strategy
2nd Dec 2015
An HRD I know hangs out at reception from 7.55 in the morning in the hope that she will catch her CEO as he arrives. The walk between his...Culture