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Why Imposing Change Never Works

Getting the buy in and support of the critical mass is one of the key contributors to making change in my experience. Despite the vast majority of leaders not just understanding but recognising it really matters, there are still plenty examples around of trying to impose change. Now it might seem like the easy way […]

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How To Gain Support When Trying To Make Change

If you have ever been involved in any form of organisational change, you will know just how tough it can be to make change. One of the common mistakes that is made is assuming that people will just accept and get on with making change. Sadly the reality is very different. People will often go […]

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Building On Strengths When Trying To Make Change

Change is a challenge at the best of times. Often when it comes to communicating change, leaders focus their attention on problems and consequences. While there is merit in this approach, there is an alternative. Appreciative enquiry is one of those alternatives. Rather than placing the emphasis on what is wrong, it starts by positively […]

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Making Change The Norm Rather Than Something Special

The public sector is increasingly finding itself under scrutiny.  Tough times in terms of resources are usually the catalyst for increased calls for change and improvement. It is easy to think that across the public sector everything is stuck in the past and that everything can be done better. Of course in any organisation, whether […]

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Making Change A Reality

Pick up any newspaper or business magazine, switch on your radio or turn on the TV and chances are that you will hear something about organisations that are: • In the process of making change • In discussion about some form of change • About to start some form of change • In the middle […]

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3 Factors That Contribute To Successful Change

Change is a real challenge for leaders. At the same time most leaders understand that changing, improving and adapting are vital within the organisation to be successful long term. While there are a whole host of things that contribute to delivering sustainable change successfully, there are 3 that I believe are crucial to any attempts […]

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It Won’t Work

Organisations can be both fascinating and frustrating.  When things are going well you are always wanting to strive to keep that positive feeling going.  On the other hand when things are tough and something needs to change, it can be a different proposition altogether. In any situation where there is a need for change, there […]

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Taking The Right Approach To Change

Changing and adapting is part and parcel of being in business.  Periodically organisations may be faced with circumstances that require them to be more structured about change. Words are often used like the need to transform things, do things differently, re-design to name just a few. On the other hand is there a right or […]

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The Real Reasons Why Making Change Is Hard

If any organisation is going to continue to thrive and prosper it needs to change and adapt to what is happening externally and internally.  At a conceptual level people understand this.  On the other hand that does not necessarily mean that people embrace change. So what are some of the reasons why making change in […]

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