There’s an ever-increasing trend nowadays to put focus on the ultimate ‘buzzword’ – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION. I often share or post articles on the subject, but I’ve never actually put down my own personal experience and recommendations on the subject matter. So here it goes…
“…in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
The famous quote by Benjamin Franklin has never been truer than today.
As political certainties are turned upside down and surprises come at us from all angles, organisations could add another rare certainty: CHANGE. And change is, err – changing.
Of course, business has always known that change is inevitable. But in the past, most of it happened over time.
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What is the difference between a leader who is a Chess Master and one who is a Gardener?
This is really the time-horizon over which the new CISO must start assessing their new position. Once again, many of the management tips we will be building up in this series could apply to any executive taking up a senior job in a new organisation.
Last month, you learned about the award-winning change management project I ran recently together with my associates. This month, you’ll discover how you can apply our unique six-stage methodology to your own change programme, with its focus on yourself and others (know yourself and know/support others).
Note that it’s important to accomplish each phase before you move on to the next, as each step builds on the previous one – if you skip or skim over a phase it’ll come back and bite you!
Engaging employees is one of the most critical components of building successful businesses, yet how to achieve it remains elusive. Some approaches focus on the reasons for change and appeal to employees critical thinking. Yet without also incorporating a ‘why’ to change, that is the emotional connection to the work, employee engagement is less.
What if we’ve got it all wrong? What if in fact it’s not HR that needs to be disrupted, but leadership?
Recently we did a straw poll of delegates at the CIPD conference and the results showed that Wellbeing was the number one priority going forward for many organisations.