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The First Question You Should Ask When Considering A Change

We continually hear that organisations need to change and adapt. Often organisations, particularly large organisations have a lot of change initiatives going on. Some will get started and finished. A high proportion will fall into what I call the incompletes category. By that I mean they get going, get so far and get stuck or abandoned. The more of these […]

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The Harsh Realities Of Making Change

2020 was a year of change.  Everyone had to adapt.  Sometimes at speed. In business we know that making change is necessary. Making it a reality is often very difficult. I’m sure we can all recall situations where attempts to change, failed dramatically. Does that mean that that we should throw in the towel? Of course not. At the same time […]

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How To Support Your Team In Times Of Change

Change is happening all the time in organisations.  Most of the time people just go with the flow.  From time to time there will be more significant changes such as: A significant change to working practices Tackling a financial crisis within the organisation that might necessitate redundancy Integrating newly acquired into your organisation and ways […]

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Leadership: How To Avoid Initiative Overload

In the fast moving world of business, it can sometimes feel to employees that they are on a conveyor belt, simply waiting for the next initiative to come along. While organisations need to be alert to the need to change things, there is a danger that this can turn into initiative overload. So how can you avoid this?

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Reasons Why Change Initiatives Don’t Deliver

With the massive gap in public finances, the public sector is facing up to the period of expenditure reductions. This will without doubt require many changes to be made if the economy is to get into a solid footing again. So what lessons should leaders in the public sector bear in mind when it comes […]

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The 5 Must Have Ingredients for Successful Change

1. Commitment If anything is going to change, there must be commitment at all levels. The top team need to be clear on the need for the change, buy into it and be committed to helping others achieve it. 2. Communication When employees are not clear what is happening, they start to speculate, make their […]

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Leadership: Managing Expectations

Imagine you have just been brought into an organisation with the specific goal of making a step change in the performance of the organisation or a specific team, function or project.   Chances are that people around the organisation will be thinking that you are superman or superwoman and that you have some magic wand that […]

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