#ChangeChat with Bronte Jackson

In this #ChangeChat, I talk social anthropology with Bronte Jackson. Bronte featured earlier in the year in a Sharp Hit of Change. In the #SHOC she provided a great example of the use of symbolism in change with […]

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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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12 Change Management Blogs to follow

My wordy! How things have changed? Since publishing the last post on blogs to follow, so many have slowed down or simply stopped blogging. Ten out of the 19 are no longer. I was wondering about this – I know […]

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On change receptivity

About 12 years I ago I finished my PhD studies in organisations that undergo continuous change. As is the case with every doctoral student there is usually a whole raft of stuff that you are interested in and you […]

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We need to talk about Agile OCM!

My fellow organisational change practitioners, we need to talk… Last week fellow change manager Nick Martin and I presented at Agile Australia on Translating OCM for the Agile community. The talk came about as last year when I attended the […]

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10 Change Management tweeps to follow

Twitter you’ve changed. What’s seems like eons ago, I posted on my first 100 days of Twitter. It was actually in February, 2009. Reflecting back on that, it seems like so much has changed (which I guess is to be […]

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Of myth busting, babies and bathwater

Back in September 2013 I wrote a myth busting post about the commonly used statement “70% of Change Management projects fail”. It received a strong positive response from readers and had good social reach. When I re-published a version of […]

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Translating ‘agile’ for communicators

“Corporate Australia wants you to know it’s agile” says the heading in yesterday’s Australian Financial Review (AFR). Such poetic timing – I read the article as I was heading to IABC Victoria’s Talk 55 event where I was speaking on […]

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