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Positioned to Learn

We often think of change – especially organisational change – as something to be implemented and managed. Change is what happens in the organisational machinery, and in the context within which the organisation operates.Viewed this way, the people that shape or are affected by changes are called stakeholders. Stakeholders are important because they have power to render the change project [...]

By |July 10th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Failure

Failure. It’s not a four-letter word but it’s still a dirty word in many places.From this starting point, we could explore attitudes towards failure and the importance of psychological safety as a key cultural element.But we won’t.Instead, let’s explore why failure happens.In the September 18, 2018 edition of Forbes, Harvard professor Amy C. Edmonson provided an outline of why people [...]

By |April 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is My Organisation Ready to Change?

What is the critical factor indicating the organisation is ready for the change?This is a great question but before we delve into an answer, let’s stop for a moment and think about ‘the change’. The change (whatever it is) must be a response to a problem (either something is wrong, or there is an opportunity to grasp).  The change could [...]

By |February 17th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

On the Kubler-Ross Model

On the Kubler-Ross ModelI have written elsewhere about the Kubler-Ross Model (KRM).I have nothing against the model, but I do have a problem with it when it’s used as a model of change. Unfortunately, it is often used that way in the commercial world, and often by change managers.I won’t go into a description of the model – check it [...]

By |January 13th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Competitive Advantage

Whether a business survives and thrives depends on how creatively it adapts to future demands, not how well it has performed in the past. Adapting to an unknown and unpredictable future requires agility. Becoming more agile in how we think and work is the best preparation we can make right now for whatever the future brings. Where Competitive Advantage Comes FromTechnology doesn’t provide much [...]

By |December 30th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Agile People Agile Business

Agile People Agile Business A Matter of Survival Our survival will come down to how agile our minds are. Humanity has many problems to solve - climate change, social inequality, the threat of war, political instability, to name a few. These problems raise serious question marks over our survival. We have the potential to venture into the solar system [...]

By |November 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Comments Off on Agile People Agile Business