How Change Management is Improving Business Performance

Just as the appearance of dark clouds over the British  summer landscape causes us to grab a brolly or head indoors, so the delivery of Software as a Service (SAAS) from The Cloud is having a significant impact on how software vendors are having to support their clients in the adoption of their products. It wasn’t […]

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Building Authenticity into your Leadership Pipeline

I recently met with a friend who recommended a HBR article on developing talent entitled “The Talent Curse,” (Petriglieri and Petriglieri, May-June 2017).  I read the article with interest as it highlights the curse that so often comes for those that are selected for a leadership fast track programme in that it can have the […]

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Understanding and Reducing the UK Employee Productivity Gap

A recent interview with one of the chief BBC political editors of the highlighted the positive state of the British economy with relatively high levels of employment and positive GDP growth, but emphasized key concerns, particularly as we prepare to separate from the EU, of our worker productivity. Estimates of UK productivity suggest that the […]

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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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Timing Is Everything

May and Sturgeon’s Referendum standoff or visitors to London mown down on Westminster bridge. The news is full of situations where timing is critical. So it is with many other aspects of our lives. For anyone who is a golfer, tennis player, rower or involved in any number of sports and physical activities split-second timing […]

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Are you ignoring the costly ‘Elephants in the Offices’ of your Organisation?

Every organisation has them, but how many of us  budget for those ‘Elephant in the Office’ costs of disengagement, absenteeism and employee turnover and report them on their P&L?  Further, how many use these costs as a lever to secure investment to first, reduce them, and secondly, reap the benefits that come from improved engagement […]

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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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