Who are you again?

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The first time you meet someone, often the conversation opener is “Hi, so what do you do?” Your response to this innocent question will likely determine the direction and tone of the rest of your chat. The person you have just met is likely to unconsciously relate to you in  a certain way based on the title or job you shared with them. Now, before you judge them too harshly, you should know that you are probably guilty of doing the same with other people and even with yourself.

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Who are you again?

Getting your operating rhythm back in the age of disruption

rhythmWe live in the age of disruption with new players aggressively entering old industries, such as Uber threatening the taxi industry and AirBNB taking on the hotel industry. These businesses have disrupted the ways and operating rhythms of the past by creating new operating models that erode the successes of historically dominant (and seemingly untouchable) players. To successfully adapt we need to take greater control of the impacts of these changes by proactively defining our own Operating Models, and associated Operating Rhythms. This will ensure, not only survival, but success in this aggressive new world. Continue reading “Getting your operating rhythm back in the age of disruption”

Getting your operating rhythm back in the age of disruption

Benefits…. what benefits? 10 ways to make sure you achieve your project benefits.

benefits4 out of 5 Information Systems projects fail to realise even 50% of the originally identified benefits.” Source: Management Today.

The major reason any project is given a green-light by executives is they deliver benefits to the business.  So why is it that so many projects fail to deliver their identified benefits?

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Benefits…. what benefits? 10 ways to make sure you achieve your project benefits.

10 ways to put fun into your change program

Any major change program brings with it stress and uncdarthvaderertainty for the people impacted. They are nervous about the unknown and unsure of their futures and whether they will be able to survive and thrive in the proposed new world. To get everyone to accept the changes, and actively participate, you need to lighten the mood and increase engagement using some fun change strategies. Here are ten strategies that were hugely successful in a recent major program of work. Continue reading “10 ways to put fun into your change program”

10 ways to put fun into your change program

Nobody likes change……..they love it!

ImageMention change to most people and they will quickly tell you they hate it closely followed by the often used phrase ‘nobody likes change’, however we all love change we just don’t realise it. Continue reading “Nobody likes change……..they love it!”

Nobody likes change……..they love it!