Acceptance and Change According to change management theory, acceptance is the point at which things start to look up! Following, the anxiety, disbelief, anger, grief and hostility of the initial impact of change there is a time to just accept what is and get on with life. At least, that is the recommended path. What […]
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I Quit! When the going gets tough, the tough………. appear to resign! When did “I Quit” become an acceptable leadership principle? What is happening to our leaders in the UK? If the current rate of resignations in politics, football and prime time car shows continues then there will be few left to lead anything in […]
ANESCO has seen great success and recognition through their approach to business, including topping the Fast Track 100 in 2014. I recently had the great opportunity to interview Adrian Pike the CEO of ANESCO. ANESCO is a company that has turned business on its head by not focusing on the income of the business, but rather the building […]
Astute business leaders like to review project development and the causes of project failure. They want to understand what is going wrong and how to fix it. Academic research shows that 68% of all projects fail. McKinsey state that 17% of these projects fail so badly that the future of the company’s existence is threatened. What is not understood is that the data […]
When you talk to a child and ask them why they did something, you would not be surprised to be answered with a shrug and a mumbled, “I dunno.” That is not the sort of response you would expect from a major corporation, yet that is essentially what they give us when they are delivering […]