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 […]

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 […]

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.

White Paper – Your Decision Making is Dangerous

We make decisions every day, with the number increasing as we move from childhood into adulthood, and then into a professional career. Many of these decisions are made with little or no awareness of the factors influencing how they are made.  Instead, we often hold onto the notion that we are rational and objective, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leader’s Guide to Network Effectiveness

A critical success factor for all Leaders, particularly during times of change, 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 […]