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Leading change in a VUCA world – ahead of the Berlin Change Days Conference

October 27, 2017

I’m in Berlin to facilitate a workshop at the 2017 Berlin Change Days Conference that has the theme: Power and Trust- Leading Change in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to this flourishing community of organisational change agents – facilitators, coaches, leaders […]

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7 Top Takeaways from the Chief Innovation Officer Summit

July 4, 2016

Last week I was the chairperson for the Chief Innovation Officer Summit in Singapore. This attracted a regional group of experts on innovation within the corporate space. The speakers and attendees bought a range of experiences and innovation approaches and shared these over 2 days. The summary below, is my short list of key takeaways: […]

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Team Innovation: Introducing LEAP

June 27, 2016

Is innovation one of your major business imperatives? Is connecting Innovation to your existing core business an important goal? Is responding to a rapidly changing market the focus of your strategic conversations? If the answer to any of these is “yes”, you may benefit from the LEAP Team Innovation system. This page provides you with […]

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Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It.

May 8, 2015

Have you ever found yourself in a team that you thought had the potential to execute your company’s strategy, but experienced delays and frustrations? Organisational capability may be part of the problem, but often it’s due to a lack of cohesion in the C-suite. Executives can be aligned in voice at the table, but not […]

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Learning to Change … and Changing to Learn

March 31, 2015

When culture gets in the way of executing strategy, something has to give. Some organisations undertake large-scale change programs; some – either as part of that effort or instead – use Dynamic Development Projects. Dynamic Development Projects (DDPs) are an evolution from the action learning process first popularised by UK management professor Reg Revans, who […]

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Organisational Gardeners – How well is your talent nursery growing?

March 2, 2015

What happens in your organisation when a senior leadership role needs to be filled? Often, in my experience, there is a scan completed across the rising talent, and a realisation that most potential senior leaders are just that i.e they have ‘potential’, but are not quite ready to move up into the role. Two things […]

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How Do Leaders Thrive In Constant Turbulence?

February 18, 2015

If you feel like me, it seems that it wasn’t just the recent festive season that has been making things seem busier. The whole world is moving faster. A.T. Kearney’s ‘Turbulence Index’ shows that our operating environment is nearly twice as volatile as it was a decade ago. We are experiencing more frequent volatility in […]

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