Tag Archives: Leadership

Why does organisational change create so much resistance?

As anyone who works for an organisation will have experienced (and, for some, this will be a constant), organisational change is not easy. Regardless how well intentioned the change is, some employees will still try to avoid, resist, or event sabotage organisational … Continue reading

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How do you convince someone else to do it?

How do you talk to yourself when you are succeeding? – think of a time when you have achieved success – did you, for instance, need to do it? Want to do it? Have to do it? The way we … Continue reading

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Are your staff feeling threatened?

Threat and reward are primary motivators; we avoid threats and we approach rewards. This becomes fundamental to understanding what is driving behaviour in the workplace. Engagement is something that the employee has to offer – it is not part of … Continue reading

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“It isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transition.

Change is situational; the new site, the new boss, the new team roles, the new policty. Transition is the pyschlogical process people go through to come to terms with the new situation. Change, is external, transition is internal.” (Bridges, 1991) … Continue reading

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Just act ‘as if’?

Whether you think that you can or you can’t, you’re usually right – Henry Ford Do you ever have a day when you’re not looking forward to meeting someone, or you don’t think you’re going to achieve something? The ‘as if’ … Continue reading

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Invest in people and they will invest in you

Investing in people, whether time or money, is a fairly basic concept. But when it comes to coaching, there is an increasing need to understand and report back what the ROI (Return on Investment) is, as though that premis doesn’t … Continue reading

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Did you get stuck again?

So, earlier this week I wrote a blog on how to unstick yourself in your thinking. I just thought of another way to you might find useful. Have you heard of the Disney Creativity Model? The Disney Model was modelled … Continue reading

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