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People pioneers in action ⚡️ Episode 1: Laura Smith, Chief People Officer at Trade Ledger

I am thrilled to kick off our People pioneers in action interview series with the fantastic Laura Smith, Chief People Officer at Trade Ledger.

Laura has nearly 10 years’ experience in People and Culture roles and has led Talent Acquisition, L&OD, Reward, People Ops, D&I and Talent Management functions. She is passionate about building inclusive and collaborative teams in fast paced, results oriented environments.

Laura generously shares her story, including…

👩‍🏫 Her lessons learned through scaling and downsizing

🙅🏽‍♀️ The challenges of startup V corporate life

⚠️ The importance of internal comms and of being commercially minded

👯 Why growing your business means changing your culture

🔝 Her top tip if you’re thinking of refreshing your company values

🗣 How to get everyone’s voice heard when you’re spread across locations and time zones

If you'd like to have a chat about any of the ideas Laura and I discuss in this episode, or you'd like to have a conversation about the People and Culture opportunities and challenges in your company, send me an email or grab some time with me here.

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