Change Management

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The 86 Days In 2022 When You Can Create Lasting Change

Reading Time: 4 minutes Why do people make New Year resolutions? After all, 1st January is a day just like any other day in the calendar, right? Or is it? The New Year resolution approach to lasting change (and why it doesn’t work) Depending on who you listen to, between 25% and 75% of the population will make New …

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How Can We Deal With “Wicked Problems”?

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the concept of “wicked problems”. More and more, we’re facing complex and challenging issues as individuals, partners, parents, work teams and as a society. So what should we do when we’re faced with a problem that doesn’t have a simple solution? Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as finding …

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The Best and Wisest Piece of Advice I Ever Received

Reading Time: 5 minutes Back in my early 20s, I was given a piece of advice, and told that it works in every situation that humans face.  I initially couldn’t (or rather, wouldn’t!) accept the idea that it could apply in every context. And I tried really hard to imagine a situation in which it wouldn’t work… but even …

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The Link Between Appreciative Inquiry and Strengths

Reading Time: 4 minutes Appreciative Inquiry is a method for solving problems and implementing change by focusing on the positive. It emerged from the work of David Cooperrider and Suresh Srivastva in the late 1980s, and has since been used by businesses, teams and organisations around the world. The Ai (1) approach is perfectly aligned with the strengths-led approach, …

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Simple Strategies for Leading and Managing Change

Reading Time: 8 minutes Leading and managing change is one of the greatest challenges that leaders face. And it is also one of the greatest opportunities you have to transform the teams and organisations you work in, and the people you work with, for the better. Choosing to engage in change can be empowering and inspiring. But we don’t …

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