#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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2015: A professional year in review

It’s funny. Every-time I go to start a Professional Year in Review post, I wanted to start with “Wow, that was a big year”. And in reality, what year isn’t? When you abstract yourself to the higher view, 365 […]

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Head in the sand syndrome: When changing culture is no quick fix

A reader writes: I work in a culture where people think that change is temporary and will stop at some point in the future. This leads to high levels of apathy, lack of interest in anything innovative and complete […]

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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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The Transformation Treasure Trove: FAQ

Wow. I mean wow. Thank you SO much. Yesterday, I launched my first e-book, “The Transformation Treasure Trove – 40 Nuggets of Change Management and Communication Gold”, and what a day! It has had a great response, and I […]

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What one behaviour could you change…

in your business to make the biggest difference to achieving your organisational goals? Great question hey? Today I attended a terrific Corporate Culture Roundtable led by Carolyn Taylor, founder of the Walking the Talk methodology and including three of the […]

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Demonstrating the value of change management (2)

In follow up to the last post, here are the next two barriers I see as being critical to overcome before we (as a community of change managers) can sell the value of change. They both relate to competing tension […]

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Good night Employee Engagement: A response

Amen and thank you…yesterday the bloggers at Commscrum posted a piece on how it was time to retire the term Employee Engagement: Time to say good night to Employee Engagement. I nearly fell on my knees weeping with gratitude. Cause you […]

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