As part of my work in health and safety management, I am often asked how a business can ensure that their workplace safety practices will be effective. My response is to advise removing focus from compliance and exposure to penalties to one that drives change and performance through the organisations business culture. Effecting change
Effective Workplace Health and Safety Management Needs an Aligned Organisational Business Culture Part One
As we work with our clients, one of the recurring themes is that training is a key area of focus and done well has many positive impacts. However, often, the efforts from training do not deliver the desired outcomes. We spoke to our training partner Rapid Results as to reasons why this happens and one
“Hey, wait a minute!”, would be the reaction of the global coaching community, “Coaches do not judge, that is the whole point of coaching!”. Our response would be that this is correct. However, our contention is also that we should not just discard this discussion as “semantic nonsense”, which is often done. In recent talks
Why do so many companies fail in execution of their strategies or fail get anything done at all timely and successfully, delivering the objectives set at the start? Its leadership fails to realize that execution is a people problem, not a strategy problem (see recent HBR article). They fail to realize that a 3 year
After decades in MNC’s as global executives, focusing on execution of an often mediocre at best strategy, we currently spend our time working with clients on finding their purpose, defining a vision/mission and defining 3-year road maps. Thoroughly interesting, meaningful and purposeful engagements. Because, if the starting points of your organization are not thrilling, inspiring
Information about our workshop on the 4th of April is here waiting for you!
Several recent events have prompted us to write about the impact of leadership change in small business. One of significant interest to many of us is what the impact of the change in the American presidency will be.
In the 1950s and ’60s, large companies developed business plans for the next one, three, five and, in some cases, 10 years. Today, most companies do not or cannot plan beyond 12 months. This is due to technology and the increase of resources available for all types of businesses. It is important that every company is aware and adaptable.