the danger of the singled story

the danger of the singled story

"One voice" is another one of those things you often hear when change is around. Democrat or not, managers tend to become autocratic and even in some respect dictatorial. They do not support different opinions and smart workers know what this means: shut up and...

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Learn to fail

Learn to fail

Well-known entrepreneurs claim that "failure is not an option" for them. They breed success and do not accept failure. "Failure" is not a word that is part of their business dictionary.  We advise them to seriously consider buying another dictionary, one that is VUCA...

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Change like a pro

Change like a pro

In search of successful change practices one can learn a lot from those who succeeeded ... and those who failed. You definitely want to make sure you don't miss anything out of best practices and you ant to avoid crucial mistakes as well. This article gives you some...

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HERO Transformation Playbook review (part 3)

HERO Transformation Playbook review (part 3)

This is the 3rd blogpost on the book the HERO Transformation Playbook. Section 3 is devoted to the second part of the transformation process: the delivery. Attention is given to blockers backlogs, reporting types and follow-up meetings, Kanban (the overall “to...

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HERO Transformation Playbook review (part 2)

HERO Transformation Playbook review (part 2)

This is my review of section 2 of the book HERO Transformation Playbook. To me the most important and valuable section of the book...and the one I liked most. Transformation design For Harbott & Mulligan the design and the delivery are the two core parts of the...

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HERO Transformation Playbook review

HERO Transformation Playbook review

In the next couple of posts I shall share a review of the HERO Transformation Playbook. The authors invited me to read the book and to write down my impressions. These are honest, mixed (good things- less good things) and aim at opening up the content for those of you...

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Being resilient is essential for personal growth

Being resilient is essential for personal growth

Resilience is one of these hype words that many people like to use: it's hot, it fits in with the image of success and it also creates some camouflage for feelings of disappointment, frustration etc.... We all want to be resilient in some way. Covid pushes us towards...

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The 2,5 – principle : how to convince people to change

The 2,5 – principle : how to convince people to change

Once we get used to things, we tend to experience difficulties letting go after a while. This goes for so many situations in ourt personal and professional life. Management researchers studied that phenomenon and showed that for getting people really to change, we...

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5 leadership competences for successful change

5 leadership competences for successful change

Times are tough. Business leaders and policymakers are forced to make decisions in a very uncertain and unpredictable context. At such moments, some competencies stand out; these can make the difference between "moderate" and "excellent". These are crucial factors in...

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