Resources

Collaborative Decision Making

If you’d like to hear more about Michelle’s thoughts on decision making, see her interview from the CEO Institute. In an increasingly complex and ever-changing world, the need for leaders to be able to make good decisions is more critical than ever before. But what constitutes a good decision depends on your perspective of the […]

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Career Leap Resources

Here’s the resources and information to support your Career Leap. Career success and ongoing employment require you to actively manage your career each and every day. You can’t afford to play safe, to stay small, to not take risks, to not change or position yourself effectively. The Career Leap strategy is only effective if you actually do […]

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Building Your Influence as Competitive Advantage

In an increasingly complex and ambiguous world, career success is less about your technical skills and more about your ability to get traction, make progress and lead change. To do this you have to be able to influence, and so having influence is a source of competitive advantage. If you’d like to learn more about […]

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Organisational Change Checklist

Organisational change and transformation is challenging and rewarding.  It requires the right mix of focus on people, process/infrastructure and strategic alignment to be successful. If you want a handy reference guide on the key things you need to remember to do, then this Organisational Change Checklist is just what you are looking for.

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Your Career Checklist

Working is a part of life. But what should you do when you are working in a role or an organisation that isn’t good for you? This resource provides the warning signs to look out for to identify if it’s time to ‘vote yourself off the island’ – that is, your work is making you […]

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8 things influential people do differently

Despite advances in technology, organisations today are more, not less complex. Leaders are expected to deliver more results, in a faster timeframe with less resources. At the same time, organisations know they need to constantly evolve, and so there is relentless chum and multiple changes happening. The end is a working environment which is more […]

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Mindfulness Practice

When you are going through a change, either at a personal level, or when you are leading change in an organisation invariably things will go wrong.  This gives rise to uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.  All of which can create feelings of stress, tension, and discomfort. Mindfulness can help, because the more you practice the art […]

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Change framework elements

Planning the organisational change and transformation is an important step in helping to ensure a successful outcome. A successful outcome is where you have sustainable change and have realised the desired benefits from the change. As part of this planning, it’s helpful to consider what you need to do through three lenses…

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Communication tips for managing change

Communication is a critical part of any change or transformation process.  It is something that should be done continuously throughout the change, and at all levels in the organisation’s hierarchy. Experience has shown that the following elements should be considered when developing your organisation’s communication’s approach.

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Assessing your organisation’s change risks

At the start of every change project or transformation program it’s important to have a clear understanding of the change risks that are associated with the program of work. This is similar to doing a risk assessment, which most businesses would undertake on a regular basis.  It helps you understand the likelihood and consequence of […]

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Your Organisation’s Change Ability

Is your organisation ready, willing and able to secure the benefits from its change initiative? For an organisation to take full advantage of a change it needs to be agile. That is, it needs to be change ready, willing and able: Ready – the organisation knows where it wants to get to, and has a […]

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Change Leader’s Guide to Network Effectiveness

A critical success factor for all Change Leaders is having a network which is: Broad – includes a range of stakeholders both internal and external to the organisation, and across a range of functions Deep – includes stakeholders at all levels in the hierarchy Established – based on trust, authenticity, reciprocity and transparency Building a […]

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Communications Plan Outline

Communications is a critical part of successful change and transformation. It is something that needs to occur throughout the life cycle of the change. Doing it well involves consideration, time and planning.

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Rating your organisation’s approach to change

Many organisations struggle with how to effectively implement a change. It becomes even more challenging when a company tries to transform itself – what it does and how it operates. Want to know more? Then take this quick diagnostic, which will help to pinpoint areas of strength and weakness in your organisation’s approach to change […]

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