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Before you jump on the culture change bandwagon . . .

Before you jump on the culture change bandwagon, there’s some reading you should do: LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture   The phrase “jump on the bandwagon” or “climb on the bandwagon”, is a popular saying, with a bandwagon … Continue reading

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Digitise or Rethink?

One of the recent trends in modern corporations concerned with efficiency, carbon footprints and sustainability is replacing the traditional printed board pack (the large number of pages a Board member is required to read and review prior to an upcoming board … Continue reading

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Understanding Corporate Culture: Jigsaw Puzzle or Legos?

My daughter and I assembled lots of jigsaw puzzles when she was little.  Somehow I think it helped her develop spatial awareness, manual dexterity and her memory skills. Critical foundations for becoming a musician. She started out with simple children’s picture puzzles, … Continue reading

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Big Change vs Little Changes . . .

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. ~often attributed to Charles Darwin Whether or not Darwin actually said this, it certainly … Continue reading

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Culture Change and Customer Service “Cycle-time”

Conventional wisdom is not always wisdom. The conventional wisdom of organizational behaviour is that it takes 3 or more years to change corporate culture, mainly because culture is often heavily engrained into the systems, behaviours, work habits, values and beliefs … Continue reading

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Consultant, Change Thyself . . .

Here’s one of my favourite consultant jokes . . . A patient was at her doctor’s office after undergoing a complete physical examination. The doctor said, “I have some very grave news for you. You only have six months to live.” … Continue reading

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A McKinsey survey I’d like to see . . .

As I wrote in an earlier blog posting, it seems to me like McKinsey & Co. is morphing into a publishing and survey company.  Nearly every other day I get an email and a new McKinsey article based on their … Continue reading

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