The Importance of the Employee Voice to Sustained Business Transformation

I recently met up with a friend who is the CIO of a large utilities organisation in the Asia Pacific region.  He was in the UK on a business trip as a guest of the professional services organisation that partnered with him through a recent business transformation project,  removing 10% of their cost in a […]

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Live Your Dream in 2017!

At this time of year, we tend to reflect on the last 12 months and look ahead with “a perfect brightness of hope in anticipation of achieving things that we have failed at in the past by setting new goals. Reality is however, for most of us, within a couple of weeks; most of our New […]

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Where is Your Organisation on the Employee Engagement Spectrum

Employee Engagement is a buzzword that has been around for several years now and has gained varying levels of traction in organisations. From the work that we have done in this area over the last decade we have identified a spectrum of approaches to this issue. Some organisations dismiss Employee Engagement as a ‘soft issue’ […]

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Organisational transformation

Now, more than ever, is the time for organisational transformation.  As businesses change so the structure needs to change.  However, what should a good change plan include?  Everyone knows what a good business plan looks like, but when confronted with the need for a good change plan you might find that opinions will vary depending on one’s position. […]

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How Ownership Changes Behaviour

Last week I put my car in for a service and was given a hire car for the day.  I haven’t got the most luxurious car in the world but the car I was given was definitely not a like for like exchange. Since you’re asking, I own an old Volvo C70 and what I […]

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Lessons from Froome’s Tour Success

The gruelling 21-day, 3,360km Tour De France cycling race finally came to a halt on Sunday 26th July with the rain-soaked ride into Paris and presentation of both the Yellow Jersey for overall winner and the Polka-Dot Jersey for King of the Mountains being presented to Kenyan Born Englishman Chris Froome. Unfortunately the edge was […]

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Are you getting the best from your people?

Getting the best from your people is rarely straightforward – especially in those roles where they are expected to contribute their intelligence as well as their skills. People are wonderfully complex and difficult to fathom.  Motivation is rarely obvious and when it appears to be, it’s typically because we are projecting our own motives and […]

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