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We don’t need a facilitator – when should you go it alone?

Is a facilitator really needed? There is a broad mix of opinions. Facilitators are seen as invaluable by some, whilst others see it as a luxury that should not be needed if you are a strong leader. A changing business environment is driving the need to focus on better facilitated meetings, but there are times when you can run meetings [...]

By | 2017-10-30T14:11:48+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Coaching Leaders, Designing Leaders Meetings|0 Comments

Four steps to more effective partnerships

Why would you want a more effective partnership? Organizations are relying more and more on various kinds of partnerships to grow, streamline their operations and enter new markets. These can be in the form of joint ventures, strategic alliances or simple supplier-customer transactions.  Scant attention has been paid to making these partnerships the best they can be, and too often [...]

By | 2017-10-27T20:05:36+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Partnership Improvement, SME|0 Comments

Hitting the inflection – a balanced way to grow?

Organisations can grow in many ways, organically or through joint ventures or acquisitions.  This can be a messy process as growth brings new challenges, as well as realizing the revenue and administrative cost savings that are rightly the focus of the growth.   One big challenge ensuring alignment to objectives across the organisation was covered in a recent post. Another [...]

By | 2017-10-27T20:06:43+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Coaching Leaders, SME|0 Comments

Everyone in that Direction – Now!

Remember the days when life was simple.  We had an idea and we could command our organisation to follow.  There was an automatic alignment of resources. Why its hard to achieve alignment The command and control organisation is harder to find now.  A long time ago Lewis Carroll said, “No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise” and this light-hearted [...]

By | 2017-10-27T20:09:31+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Strategy Workshops|0 Comments