Overcoming change fatigue: It’s time to get stealthy

Change fatigue can be a real problem in organisations and at the moment, most of us are feeling more fatigued than ever.  The continuous uncertainty that we feel in our lives at the moment is exhausting.  And for organisations trying to create change at the same time...

The Change Conversation – The November 2020 Issue

The November 2020 issue of The Change Conversation is out now. Click the link to download The Change Conversation November 2020-2 or subscribe here to make sure that you receive The Change Conversation every month.

Is it time to rethink resistance to change?

Recently I’ve been thinking about or perhaps rethinking change resistance. Twenty years ago, when I first started out working in organisation change, resistance was seen as a difficult behaviour perpetuated by difficult people.  Every day I saw managers and change...

The Change Conversation – October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue of The Change Conversation is out now. Click the link to download The Change Conversation October 2020 or subscribe here to make sure that you receive The Change Conversation every month.

Appreciative inquiry during a pandemic: can it be useful?

Appreciative inquiry is a key part of our work to support organisations and individuals in creating meaningful change.  But what is it and why is it useful?  And more importantly, is it useful right now, during a pandemic? In this article, I will discuss the key...

Do difficult conversations have to be difficult?

Quotefancy There’s a lot of content out there about how to have difficult conversations. These often focus on tools and techniques to plan and prepare and how to be during the conversation. Whilst these guides can be useful, framing these conversations as being...

Imagining the future using nostalgia

What are you watching on television at the moment?  What music are you listening to?  If you are anything like me you might be listening to music from your past or re-watching favourite films or TV programmes.  You might be watching...