Tag Archives: Change

Turn the Beef Around

An example of how a change in workplace strategy benefits people, place and budget and can be quite different to people’s perceptions. A long time ago in a galaxy campus far, far away….we broke the mould. In a rather traditional … Continue reading

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The Engagement Fulcrum

Workplace has been traditionally a ‘tell’ environment. If you are not familiar with engagement-led models, how do you lead change when a ‘tell’ is not an option? When working with people who are new to engagement models, the common themes … Continue reading

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More Than Meets the Eye

A short piece on when people are more than their CV, how a simple engagement direction has made some people very proud, and how going the extra mile benefits the project. At one interview the curveball questions at the wrap-up … Continue reading

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The Great Divide

Bridging the generational divide with 360 degree mentoring and acknowledging that ‘talent’ is to be found in all generations. I’ve been reading Gallup’s ‘State of the American Workplace 2017’. While it is US-centric and I am sitting in an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Creature Comforts

Changing ways of working is about changing the mindset, adopting new tools and finding ways of what works for the individual. I love caddisfly larvae.  This is probably down to reading Charles Kingsley’s ‘The Water Babies’ back in my dim … Continue reading

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Plan B

Encouraging flexibility in creatures of habit (the end user). When we start messing with people’s work spaces, we start messing with their heads. There’s no other way around it, and it has to be acknowledged. This is why workplace is … Continue reading

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How Workplace Change is Like a Novel.

How you engage will impact the acceptance of change – it’s all about how you tell the story. Long ago and far away I had a boss whose mantra was ‘Do it right, do it once’. This is critical within … Continue reading

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