Archive for the ‘Change’ category

Why is change so hard?

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February 2nd, 2017

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It’s not like we never change, it’s something we do almost daily. If there are road works on our way to work, we find an alternative route. If the supermarket moves where it puts our favourite items, we don’t just stand there waiting for them to put them back, we explore, ask around, or choose […]

The Corporate Rebels visit Roffey Park and spark some thoughts….

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November 23rd, 2016

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I had the pleasure of hosting a morning at Roffey Park recently with Pim & Jost, aka The Corporate Rebels. You can find out more about who they are and their story so far here – they tell it better than I can. The essence is that, after a couple of years in their first […]

HR, Digital and the need for people centred transformation

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November 15th, 2016

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Roffey Park and Transform UK recently hosted a one day summit on the theme of ‘HR & Digital: we need to talk’. We had a mix of private, public and third sector organisations, with a good mix of digital specialists and HR people. Much ground was covered as we set out to explore the meaning […]

Who do we trust in times of change?

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May 11th, 2016

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Recently I was with a group of leaders reflecting upon the numerous changes they are trying to navigate their teams through – redundancies, mergers, new roles, new processes, and of course “doing more with less”. We were using Kubler-Ross’ classic change curve (1) to identify reactions to the changes, both amongst the leaders themselves and […]

The Junior Doctors’ Strike – an illustration of leading change?

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January 27th, 2016

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I’m writing this blog just after the first junior doctors’ strike, when it is still unclear whether parties will return to ACAS and negotiate a deal, whether new contracts will be imposed upon junior doctors and whether further strikes will take place. Whatever your view on the rights and wrongs of the positions of the […]