Category Archives for Leading Change

Embracing Change

Whatever organisation you are working in right now, there is likely to be some form of change happening. You might be: Restructuring Acquiring another business Cutting numbers of staff Implementing new working practices Sometimes we fall into the trap of thinking that change is difficult or requires some special skills which you might not have.  […]

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Leadership and Change: The 3 Key Roles of the Change Leader

Those in leadership positions will sooner or later have to deal with change on a significant scale.  It is claimed that as few as 3 in every 10 changes maintain momentum beyond the initial phase of enthusiasm.  So what 3 key roles must change leaders master? Clarity of Vision Leaders need to be able to […]

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Change: Five Common Mistakes of Financial Turnaround Projects

Change is part and parcel of life in business these days and many change projects arise out of the need to turn around financial problems.  A business might be facing problems making a profit or liquidity problems around servicing borrowings that it has made to name just a few.  So what common mistakes do people […]

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Change: The Biggest Barrier

Leading is challenging at the best of time.  In the current economy, the need to make change is even more pressing for many organisations and those working in them in management and leadership roles.  The big barrier that managers and leaders need to overcome is not about process or project management.  So what is it? […]

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5 Common Mistakes of Financial Turnaround Projects

In the currently challenging economic climate, many organisations are having to embark on financial turnaround or financial survival projects.  While these might be necessary, what mistakes is it important to avoid? Seeing it as something for the accountants rather than business change projects. Focusing too much on quick fixes. Deck chair shuffling.  In other words […]

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