"What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole on a win-win basis."W. Edwards Deming - Read More...
Posted by GrahameB on 21.08.14
We hear from Liz Wilson, Senior Consultant at Impact International...For a while now I’ve had the urge to mix people up – to have the long-serving, highly respected experts marvel at the bold ideas and radical expectations of their young talent – to get these groups working and learning together so - Read More...
Posted by Liz Wilson on 28.07.14
I have found myself in lots of conversations about risk recently - with clients and partners as well as with the Impact team. Partly this is a result of a growing optimism as the global economy recovers, but partly it is driven by a sense that the economic, social and environmental context is - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 23.04.14
When it comes to agility, it’s common practice to cast large organisations as being monolithic, unadaptable and slow-moving and smaller businesses as more nimble, fluid and responsive. One is an ocean-liner, the other a jet-ski.This is, of course, a simplistic view. Just as small organisations aren - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 03.03.14
Mentoring, whether in business, sport or social care, is essentially a complex relationship focusing on both the short and long term development of the mentee. The on-going dialogue between the mentor (traditionally the more experienced and /or knowledgeable individual in the relationship) and the - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 18.11.13
Fear culture and innovation
What happens to engagement and innovation when you’re on a zero hour contract, when your movements are tracked and someone’s measuring the authenticity of your smile? According to our recent research, one third of people say a fear culture poses a leadership challenge in their organisation…. - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 01.10.13