People have good ideas. How do you surface them poster

People have good ideas. How do you surface them?

I believe that the people who work in an organisation know how to make it better. Better for themselves, for their customers and for their market. This should make it better for the shareholders, leaders and managers too. People have good ideas. How do you surface them?

Yet very few companies truly listen to their people. […]

Annual Performance Reviews can hide weak management poster

Annual Performance Reviews can hide weak management

Annual performance reviews can hide weak management. The annual performance review, as conducted by many companies – just once a year, tends to offer little in the way of performance improvements. They cost a fair old wedge of money to conduct too but more importantly, they can hide weak management. […]

Some thoughts on starting a blog

Some thoughts on starting a blog

Blogging has been, without a doubt, one of the most amazing aspects of my career and creative life. I started a blog way back in about 2007. My first blog was on the Google blogger platform and was all about communication and testing. The site has since been removed – I’d forgotten my password and Read more about Some thoughts on starting a blog[…]

Your people need a plan too poster

Your people need a plan too

“Do you ever get the feeling that there’s something going on that we don’t know about?” Diner, Film. Making epic change within an organisation is hard. In fact, in some organisations making small changes is hard. If you’re struggling with making lasting change, trying to initiate change or thinking of making some changes, then maybe Read more about Your people need a plan too[…]

Improve your work by stapling yourself to it poster

Improve your work by stapling yourself to it

A powerful way of doing basic process improvement is to map out a process visually and then improve it. In other words, staple yourself (metaphorically, not physically!) to a work item and watch it flow (or not). Improve your work by stapling yourself to it

Sounds simple but it can be hard to achieve in practice. […]