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Change Leadership

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Changing Culture

Culture is something we can help shape and craft only if we are willing to work with it’s beautifully complex fluidity. Continue reading

Developing Talent to Lead the Future

There’s a difference between the capabilities that we need to drive change and the attitudes that we need to develop for our future organisations. The former is deeply human. Insights from neuroscience are better helping us understand what leadership capabilities make the difference to leading change with other humans. The latter is deeply cultural. Research … Continue reading

We are Explorers, Discoverers and Adventurers

We like to think that we are explorers… discoverers… adventurers. We like to think that we are exploring the unknown. We like to think that what we find is novel. It is and yet often it is not. Our exploration, discovery and adventures are mostly in the realms of what we do not know ourselves. … Continue reading

Change Advocacy

Who advocates change in your organisation? How do they advocate it? Who do they advocate it to? All important Change Leadership questions but just as important if not more so is the question of what impact is that advocacy having? After all, the purpose of advocacy is to build authentic support for the change(s) you … Continue reading

The Language of Change

“Change” is talked about & experienced so much in many organisations that for some people the word itself is a barrier. Just using that word “change” can create a level of resistance that defies direct scrutiny but all the same prevents engagement. I happen to think that’s also a very human dynamic – don’t we all … Continue reading

Whose OD is it anyway?

Take a look at the organisation you are in or the organisations that you work with. Who in the organisation should have or has the responsibility to… Increase trust between people, teams & groups Increase levels of satisfaction & commitment between people, teams & groups Confront problems rather than neglect them Effectively manage conflict Increase … Continue reading

Change Failure?

There continues to be a myriad of “expert” articles published (mostly on the internet of course) quoting numerous statistics about change failure rates. Typically, this apparently popular narrative will state that somewhere between 50-70% of change fails. I’ve said before, I struggle to find any such statistic useful… Knowing that people & organisations can struggle to lead change … Continue reading

Change Balance

If you know me you probably know how passionate I am about Change Leadership. Given that so many organisations struggle to land change well, a focus on this broad multi-faceted form of leadership would seem to be well overdue. We need leaders & leaderships groups with the capability to envisage, lead and execute change in a … Continue reading

Lead to Change, Change to Lead

There’s lots I can & often do say about leadership but at its most fundamental my philosophy is that leadership creates change… We lead to change. If you aren’t creating change then you aren’t leading. It’s possibly not something you’ve thought about… and that’s OK. Just because you haven’t thought about leadership in this way … Continue reading

Leader of the band?

There’s a quite common analogy that compares the role of leadership to the conductor of an orchestra or a band. You’ve possibly even heard of leadership development programmes that ask senior leaders to actually conduct an orchestra. [Yes I do have a very old video of my leadership/conducting skills, and no you can’t see it … Continue reading