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Planning For a Post-COVID World – Podcast

Planning for a Post-COVID World:   What organisations could and should be doing to get ready for what will inevitably be a very different environment once the coronavirus pandemic has subsided. This episode looks at the sorts of challenges and pitfalls that face...

Business Transformation Steps

The Traditional Model of Change Traditional thinking has it that in order to make change happen and then ensure it becomes fixed in place you need to do three things:    Unfreeze the organisation - from its present state.    Make the changes...

Transformation vs Management Consulting

In a world of chaotic events and change that exists right now I had some musings about the differences between transformation and management consulting. Are They the Same Thing? The quick answer is definitely not. Transformation consulting is or should be looking at...

Working in Business Transformation

I like to challenge people's thinking and as it’s that time of year when university graduates are looking to step into work I thought it would be good to have a look at what it’s actually like to work in Business Transformation. This isn’t a complete overview - the...

Transformation Consultancy in Scotland

Transformation Consultancy in Scotland

What’s Special About Business Transformation in Scotland? On the one hand Scotland is a devolved administration with its own parliament within the structure of the United Kingdom. This does alter the backdrop a little from the neighbour south of the border. However,...

Business Transformation Roundup

Business Transformation Roundup

Everything Should Focus on Digital and Data Really? Although the vast majority of articles and commentary are focused on this topic, it doesn’t really make sense. For one thing just how many businesses are data rich? It works if you have a massive customer base and...

Leading Business Transformation

Leading Business Transformation

Needs a Good Leader Big changes require direction and leadership. Dictatorial changes are highly unlikely to embed once the power has been removed. So remember that if you are trying to transform your organisation, then presumably you want that to last beyond your...

People, Styles & Innovation

People, Styles & Innovation

Innovation works if every member of the team plays to their strengths. What’s the Connection? Innovation requires people to look at the existing and visualise the new or different. As a consequence the way in which they interpret the world and the context will have an...

The Transformation Mix

The Transformation Mix

What’s the right mix for business transformation to work? Three Big Things to Get Right I thought I’d keep this one quite simple. There are three big things to get right if you want a business or organisational transformation to work well. That said, of course you...

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