Category: Relevance and Responsiveness

Cultivated Management, Education and Personal Development, Relevance and Responsiveness

10 Ways To Initiate Change In An Organisation

I get lots of questions from people who want to initiate change in an organisation that doesn’t want to change. It’s a very common question as many employees find themselves working in a culture that sees change as something that is scary and to be avoided at all cost, or simply not required. In order …

Cultural and Societal Impact, Relevance and Responsiveness

The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is

The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is. – Jim Carrey – Commencement Speech You can help, support, care for others, look after them, boost them up and encourage them. You will have a positive effect on others and your work place. Or you can hinder, turn your back on them, …

Cultivated Management, Relevance and Responsiveness

How do you want to measure yourself?

One challenge you may face as a manager is how you measure yourself and your effectiveness. Your business results is a good measure, but it’s often your team that deliver those, not you directly. Of course, you have an impact on that, but does that measure you directly? Throughout my career I’ve never been able …

Cultivated Management, Cultural and Societal Impact, Education and Personal Development, Productivity, Relevance and Responsiveness

A Blazingly Simple Guide To Turning Around a Team

Turning Around a Team This guide is about turning around a failing or fledgling team (or growing a new team) in just 6 months. This could be turning around a failing team, changing a team’s direction (say from Waterfall to Scrum) or fixing a dysfunctional team process. 6 months’ sounds like a long time to turn …

Cultivated Management, Relevance and Responsiveness

The importance of processes, mapping and improving

The importance of processes, mapping and improving

A core aspect of your job as a manager should be to understand your processes and improve them. Your success lies partly in having the right processes in place. When I talk about processes at conferences and events I always get push back from managers who state they value people over process, or they don’t like …

Education and Personal Development, Relevance and Responsiveness

Blazingly Simple Guide To Submitting To Conferences

There are many people who would like to speak at a conference but have a variety of reasons why they aren’t doing it. I know I found it almost impossible to stand up in front of a group of people without crumbling just a few years ago but now I’m doing big stages and Keynotes. …