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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...

Transforming Small Business

Transforming Small Business

Transforming small business can be a minefield for the unwary - yet it offers many fruitful possibilities. So where do you begin? Where is the Focus? It’s interesting to think about where the focus lies with a small business. Do they confine themselves to a locale or...

Business Transformation Blueprint

Business Transformation Blueprint

Some Simple Stages This time round I’d like to take you through a few simple stages that, taken together, form a blueprint for how to go about business transformation. It’s not quite an end-2-end process sequence because a couple of things need to work in parallel....

Post-COVID Growth & Consumerism

What Kind of World Do You Expect? There’s a serious question that is still awaiting answers about how things should be once the pandemic is behind us. It presupposes that humanity (in the developed world at least) is going to change somehow. Are we seeing a massive...

Myths of Online Business Transformation

Myths of Online Business Transformation

There are Two Ways to Look at This First of all we’ll consider the approaches that are offered online. Virtually all of these are incomplete methods or processes to tackle a business transformation that is in part founded in bricks and mortar. Real people at a desk or...

Should You Restart A Failing Transformation?

Should You Restart A Failing Transformation?

A Tricky Question Deciding whether to restart when things go wrong isn’t an easy decision to make. In the first instance what evidence do you have that it isn’t working as opposed to just taking longer than expected? What planning and measurement was put in place from...

SMEs and Business Transformation

SMEs and Business Transformation

Isn’t Business Transformation Just For Big Organisations? From reading the literature, you’d think so. I’ve been on the research panel for McKinsey & Co for quite a few years now and when you read the material and reports it is ALL focused on big corporate. If...

More on Business Transformations

More on Business Transformations

You’ve Got the Basics Having done your homework and engaged the right people and processes, you’ve got your transformation running on rails. So now what? The simple answer is to make sure you keep those basics working well and stop the scope of activity creeping away...

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