Making Organizational Change Stick

In Brief:  It’s easy to think that institutionalizing change is the crowning step of a change process.  It’s not.  You need to start planning how to make change stick at the beginning of the change process. By Jonathan Halls What’s the Point of Change if it Doesn’t Stick? So, it’s now 2012!  Time for New […]

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Leading Innovation

In Brief:  Your behavior as a leader can derail or speed up innovation in your organization. This includes your actions, decisions and policies.  Are your behaviors stifling innovation or spurring it on? By Jonathan Halls Leadership Behavior is Critical If you want to lead a creative organization, managing your behavior is crucial. No matter how […]

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Leading Innovation – Your Organizational Environment

In Brief:  Your team environment has a profound influence on whether it is innovative or not.  Studies show a number of environmental factors can be tweaked to enhance your team’s innovation quotient. By Jonathan Halls Innovation & Organizational Environment Workplace innovation is heavily influenced by your organizational environment.  Organizations become highly innovative when employees have […]

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Intelligent Time Management

In Brief: People talk about time management a lot.  But in reality, it’s a myth.  We don’t manage time – it manages us.  So how do we get our tasks done?  A number of leadership gurus can guide us to the right answer. By Jonathan Halls You’re half-way through leading a performance review with one […]

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Don’t Ask if You Can Trust Them

In Brief:  New bosses often size up their new teams to work out who they can trust.  But searching for people you trust may not be the first thing you should do.  You should start with the opposite question. Common First Question: Who Can I Trust?  Here’s the scenario.  You’ve just been hired as manager […]

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Are Your Staff Paid More than You?

In Brief:  It may look like you’re paid more than your staff.  But often that’s only how it looks on paper.  The reality is that many managers work too long.  This undercuts their value.  Plus, they miss out on important recharge time which stops their performance slipping. Too Much Time in the Office A manager […]

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