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The Seven Enablers were identified in Enable-HR’s research into what drives excellence in HR.

We researched what businesses want from transformational HR and distilled this into the activities and behaviours that drive successful relationships and results. Enable-HR provides a framework to understand and evaluate how HR operates, and then to align, develop and inspire HR people.

The successful outcomes of Push

Push is about energy and commitment to your goals and what’s right.  ‘Credible activists’ (RBL) and ‘HR with attitude’ (Dave Ulrich) are good descriptions of this quality that we felt deserved an Enabler of its own.  It distinguishes the HR professionals who stand out from the crowd and stand up to resistance.  It is underpinned by emotional intelligence and resilience, and requires courage.  It takes work to build the foundations for Push, so that you know when, and how, to speak up and speak out.  It also takes dogged determination because it’s about continually striving to make iterative improvements as well as playing a leadership role in organizational change.

Successful outcomes:

  • Results delivered through persistence and perseverance – pushing forward
  • Continuous improvement to processes and services
  • Innovative solutions that add maximum value and move HR forward
  • A positive, confident mindset that supports courage and optimism even when challenged
  • Credibility for standing firm, pushing back and saying no when appropriate
  • Seen as leaders of change by the organisation

Want to find out more about transformational HR?

Click here for a longer read about Push in HR where we cover:

  • Questions to ask yourself in order to build more Push
  • Building Push strategically – creating a compelling vision for transformational HR and deciding what you stand for, and what you will stand up for
  • Building Push tactically – recognizing and creating opportunities to establish, explain and defend your position while respecting others
  • Emotional Intelligence and Resilience in Human Resources
  • From Transactional to Transformational HR
Upcoming workshops & webinars

How to build a business-led HR strategy

Date: Thursday 14th March 2024

Recording: Build your strength as a HR Business Partner

Date: Recording from 12th October 2024 webinar

Recording: What is strategic business partnering – and how do we ensure it delivers value?

Date: Recording from 18th July 2023 Webinar
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