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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Change Leaders

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Change Leaders

What does it mean to be a change leader? What behaviors must they engage in day in and day out to drive real and meaningful change?  Having worked in the change and process improvement for 15 years, and worked with dozens of clients, since I launched my consulting business, I have identified seven behaviors and habits which help to identify whether ...

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How To Connect People To Drive Innovation

What is Bimodal People Management? It might be the next stage for your HR department. A new chapter that takes HR on an exciting journey of exploration into uncharted territory of business transformation. A new way of working that fosters creativity and connects more people than ever before. A new HR mindset that adds more value than ever before. What ...

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Business Transformation Is All About Feedback

We aim to optimize performance, hence the business term: Performance Management. Sounds simple, but of course it isn’t. Humans have a lust for control and have developed quite a few mental concepts to ‘control’ performance management; processes, ratings, manuals, competency frameworks, forms, collective labor agreements, etc.

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Not Invented Here

Not Invented Here (NIH) is ever-present and misunderstood. An operational definition of NIH: Group 1 creates new thinking that falls within the official domain of Group 2. When presented with the new thinking, Group 2 rejects it.

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The Importance of Marketing Alignment

Is marketing aligned with the business? And who’s fault is that? Too often we see departmental objectives not quite aligned with the overall business objectives for a particular organization. This isn’t a good thing, but it’s not uncommon either. Surprisingly, this lack of alignment doesn’t necessarily come from different ideas of what marketing should be focused on. I’ve had CEOs ...

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