Ep 018: #ChangeChat with Liam Hayes, Change Sponsor

In this podcast episode I chat with Liam Hayes, Chief People Officer and an experienced  Change Sponsor at Aurecon. Aurecon is a global engineering company, with offices in 28 countries and I have been fortunate to work with Liam. We met to […]

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Want change? Act now.

This post came about as convergence of a number of conversations offline and online. A build-up of the horror of images and news reports nationally here in Australia and afar. One friend posted this article, another spoke of her fears […]

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Who are your change communities?

A common problem I see in many change projects, particularly technology based change, is the grouping of all the key stakeholders into one audience for engagement and communication. This is particularly rife with assuming Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) will be […]

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Of Change Agents, Best Practice and Next Practice

With much excitement, I recently became a member of Change Agents WorldWide (CAWW). There’s a number of “tribes” that I belong to professionally – IABC, the Change Management Professionals (meetups) and the Organisational Change Practitioners (linkedin group) – and between […]

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The Adventures of a Secret Agent

How good is it when you find a new ‘go to’ blog? Recently I stumbled onto “Once more unto the change’ (aka ‘Bring out your dead!). It’s the work of Joe Gergen. Joe’s based in the US and has worked […]

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On gendered change champions

This is a post where I try to articulate some thinking about change champions. I’m not sure I’m going to get it right. I’d appreciate your help. This afternoon I came across a link to an article on LinkedIn […]

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Launching The Bright Spot

Many of you who I have worked with know I am highly influenced by positive psychology, appreciative inquiry, and NLP in my change and coaching work. As a change agent, I really believe in the power of language in particular […]

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Switch: of elephants, riders and paths

Last year I had the opportunity to see Chip Heath speak at an AIM Professional Development Day on change management. Chip and his brother Dan are the authors of Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard. It […]

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