Developing a strategic change capability

Developing a strategic change capability

The increasing pace, complexity and unpredictability of change means that being able implement change consistently will determine your future competitiveness. A strategic change capability is the extent to which an organisation is equipped to deliver change and its...
How attractive is your change Vision?

How attractive is your change Vision?

Two important elements of a Change Strategy are the Case for Change and the Vision. While the former outlines the reasons for moving from the status quo, the Vision creates an attractive destination for people to move to. Having recently suggested eight questions to...
8 Organisational Agility Questions to Ask

8 Organisational Agility Questions to Ask

In a recent article, I introduced Organisational Agility as a cultural characteristic that can be developed.As Edgar Schein wrote, If you have been trying to make changes in how your organization works, you need to find out how the existing culture aids or hinders...
Culture and Organisational Agility

Culture and Organisational Agility

Given the increasing pace and unpredictability of change, it’s clear that Organisational Agility is a critical strategic capability for any ambitious business. Indeed, McKinsey found that three quarters of companies see Organisational Agility as a top 3...
Change, don’t Transform

Change, don’t Transform

*This is an update of my first LinkedIn article from 2015. It says a lot about my motivations to set up 8Connect, albeit with a gap of three years! After many years in Change Management, I had reached the stage where I felt completely jaded with it all. As a...