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Facilitating Change Moving from Bitter to Better

By |2017-02-27T20:58:45+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Change leadership, Facilitating Change|Tags: |

Facilitation can be a delicate process, particularly for me today because I am holding 6 raw eggs and my audience are feeling bitter, my aim is to create an environment where we can consider the impact of entrenched patterns of behaviour and consider the mindsets required to move from bitter to better.   I have a [...]

An Accidental Hero

By |2017-01-05T10:29:10+00:00September 9th, 2016|Categories: Change leadership|Tags: , |

The article Leadership Lessons from the Wizard of Oz describes the journey of a scarecrow, a tin Man, a lion characters who underestimated themselves and who already possessed the very qualities they aspired to.   The scarecrow demonstrates an ability to develop goals, foresight in anticipating the consequences of his actions, he adapts in the face [...]

Employee Training and Fatally Flawed Thinking

By |2017-01-05T10:29:10+00:00August 1st, 2013|Categories: Change leadership, Return on training investment, Training and Development|Tags: , |

Training is about change and the sad truth is that many companies go about initiating that change in entirely the wrong way. Training is effective as the LAST step to personal and organizational change but it is rarely an effective FIRST step….Why? Employee Training and Fatally Flawed Thinking Often manager’s use training as an alternative and [...]

Finding the Weeds in Your Human Resources Garden

By |2017-01-05T10:29:11+00:00July 4th, 2012|Categories: Change leadership, Competency, Human Resource Management, Strategic Human Resource Management|Tags: , |

The various departments in your organisation have their own unique territories.  Like gardens, weeds spring up in these territories. Fortunately many weeds are pretty easy to deal with; catching them young before they reproduce and take over is most effective. However, there are weeds that present far bigger challenges. These perennial weeds live from year to [...]

Top Tips for Choosing and Using External Consultants

By |2017-01-05T10:29:20+00:00March 28th, 2012|Categories: Change leadership, Human Resource Management|Tags: , |

Many organisations find that consultants fail to deliver what was expected, and yet, many consultants experience a sense of sheer frustration because of scope creep or lack of clarity because expected outcomes have not been clearly defined. Consultants thrive on their reputation So, before you consider hiring a consultant, consider these  Top Tips for Choosing and [...]

No Change?

By |2017-01-05T10:29:20+00:00March 7th, 2012|Categories: Change leadership, Human Resource Management, Training and Development|Tags: , , |

Many organisations begin a change process and find that their efforts are not having the desired impact. Are you finding No Change?   Banging your head against a brick wall  trying to figure out why your change initiatives are not producing results? It's not easy to have a precise plan to assist during management of change,  [...]

Stakeholder Engagement Strategy with Hindsight

By |2017-01-05T10:29:21+00:00October 27th, 2011|Categories: Change leadership, Culture, Working in the middle east|Tags: , |

There you were during the pre-project planning, identifying costs and time-scales  manpower requirements and scheduling activities that would lead to the successful and timely completion of the project. Sure, there were some conflicts and some areas of discomfort while scenario planning, forecasting identifying risks. Somebody asked about an engagement strategy as a guide to working with a variety [...]

Dodgy Decisions When Your Reality Check Bounces

By |2017-01-05T10:29:23+00:00July 19th, 2011|Categories: Change leadership, Competency, Human Resource Management, Training and Development|Tags: , |

Why do managers want to or fail to see some things and not others? What are the filters that screen, cloud, and distort their reality? Perception is our manufacturing process it leads to an output or product.  In this case the product is a decision, judgment, a conclusion we reach about a situation.  The process of [...]