Archive for the ‘Organisational Development’ category

Development S T R E T C H, anyone?

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November 5th, 2015

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When I was an OD Director in a charity a few years back, I undertook the MSc in People and Organisational Development at Roffey Park. It was the most powerful and useful chapter of my learning journey to date. These days, I am privileged to be the programme director for this course so, today I’m putting the word out […]

Being bolder and braver

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October 9th, 2015

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I’m mid-way through the two year MSc in People and Organisational Development at Roffey Park and, from the selection event onwards, it was obvious that the MSc experience was going to be as much about developing me, as it was about supporting the development of others (and their organisations). Once we began to explore the […]

In service of the group: Why good facilitation matters

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August 20th, 2015

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May be I’m a facilitation snob, but over the last few months I’ve seen quite a few facilitators who are well-meaning but to a greater or lesser extent, unskilled. That’s not to say that there isn’t latent potential in these facilitators, but it is, as yet untapped. As we recruit for either full time or […]

Why people get it wrong when it comes to digital leadership

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June 8th, 2015

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One of the things I find interesting, and, if I am honest, bugs me, is the amount of rhetoric, hyperbole and polemic that the interweb teems with when it come to the word ‘digital’. Now, I like to deploy a good turn of phrase myself from time to time, so what is it that narks […]

Who owns innovation?

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April 2nd, 2015

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It’s a question that usually receives a blank response. Yet, pick up any business magazine and you will invariably find multiple articles on the strategic importance of innovation for a company’s growth. I have mulled over the question for a number of years, ever since I started the Entheo Network in 2006. Before that, I […]