2013: Reflection of a professional year

Like last year, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on the year that was. It’s a good way to balance the exhaustion that starts to overwhelm at this point of the year. Particularly a year that does not […]

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17 Change Management Blogs to follow

In the last post I shared some of the work I have been doing with the community management team behind the Organisational Change Practitioners group on Linkedin. One of the strategic principles is “We are in service to the […]

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In service of the change management community and profession

Some of you know I have been working behind the scenes as a community manager in the linkedin group Organisational Change Practitioners along with Gail Severini, Bill Braun and the group founder, Luc Galoppin. The group is now close to […]

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2012: A professional year in review

Wow. It’s that time of year again hey? Congratulations, you made it.  Big year? Yep, it was for me too.  95% of the time I favour a forwards looking perspective, this is the time of year when I like to […]

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How do you identify a “real” change manager?

How do you identify a 'real' change manager? Gee whiz - a loaded question that one hey? It’s starting with the assumption that there is such thing as a “real” change manager, which I am not really comfortable with. I maintain that people come from all sorts of disciplines to play critical roles in change, and add significant value, and I get wary of the desire to “pigeon hole” or create a cookie cutter template of a “real” change manager.on.

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Building Change Capability: A CMP Conversation

At our most recent Change Management Professionals meetup held at SHK we were delighted to see  some new faces – people who worked on the peripheral of change management or wanted to develop further skills. One of these new faces […]

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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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Dry July: Changing Behaviours

It’s that time of year again when the Dry July people prompt you to sign up again. And while I have been lazily crowdsourcing my decision making process via Twitter and Facebook, I probably knew all along that I […]

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