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Hannah Whittaker

February 9, 2012 in Change Management, Innovation

Is It Time For The Leopard To Change Its Spots?

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A common proverb, maybe, but ultimately the environment dictates how much we need to change in order to survive and thrive. We all know that many businesses are failing in our changeable environment, but has the meaning of 'change' in business changed also?

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Michael Ryan

February 8, 2012 in Economy, Motivation, News

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How should we incentivise bankers to change their ways?

RBS boss Stephen Hester has spoken today about his decision to decline his £1.4m bonus after outcries by the public and the press about banker’s bonuses and bail-outs. How can banks reward the people they need to change their fortunes?

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Dani Maxton

February 7, 2012 in Motivation

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Old school tools made relevant can be magic!

In todays World the pace of change is so rapid that what you believe to be a star today could be a dog by tomorrow and if you don't react quick enough you not only lose competitive advantage but you get left behind

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A fishbone might save your business

I loved using Ishikawa or "Fishbone" diagrams (named after Kaoru Ishikawa who became one of the guru's of modern management in the 1960s after he pioneered the use of them in quality management processes in the Kawasaki shipyards). It was like peeling an onion, carefully taking each layer of a problem.

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In Us We Trust

There are times in life when we all need something to trust in, whether it's a repair man, an organisation or just a friend. It's the times when you need them that you go to them, but what about the journey in between when times are good?

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Michael Ryan

February 1, 2012 in NPD, PLM

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Would You Live Here?

After a month looking for a new house to rent, I am completely frustrated at what some landlords think is a reasonable standard for hard earned money

The one question that I kept coming back as we were being showed round by confident estate agents in sharp suits is, ‘Well, would you live here?’

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Dani Maxton

January 31, 2012 in Motivation

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Chief hits the headlines!

Sometimes when you think about what you want to achieve the task seems so great it puts you off doing anything at all, the book It breaks it down into bite size chunks with the focus on celebrating success along the way and making it manageable, tangible and achievable

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