I have found a wonderful new way to tell my story about making shift happen in my work and in my business. Using a great app called Haiku Deck and my iPad, I have created this slideshow. I hope you enjoy it….
It’s been a reflective start to 2013. For some months I’ve been playing around with ideas to rebrand and relaunch my work and my company. By the end of the year I had come up with a strap line that I thought would send the right messages to sensible, middle-of-the-road potential clients. I hired a […]
I just finished reading Walter Isaacson’s excellent warts and all biography of Steve Jobs. As I was reading Jobs’ own words about his legacy it occurred to me that one way of characterising part of that legacy would be to say that Jobs was a master of transforming sacred cows into purple cows. Let me […]
Can coaching be considered organisational development? I have just served as a guest editor on a special edition of the electronic journal e-Organisations & People published by the Association for Management Education and Development, or AMED. The Winter Edition, out now, explores a great range of topics related to coaching as organisational development. It contains […]
Last week I attended a five-day course at the Roffey Park Institute entitled the Art of Facilitation. On some level I thought I had signed up to learn more skills and techniques, particularly in how to facilitate conversations about the shadow or covert processes that play out in groups. I quickly realised I had other […]
What is your organisation for? What is its purpose? Why does it exist? Can you or your people describe the mission of your business or organisation in one easy sentence, or better, a few short words? I came across the work of Guy Kawasaki who wrote “The Art of the Start” who tells us to […]