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Measure strategy using kpi. By Chris Fox31-Jan-2017

Strategy measures and kpi help organizations implement strategies. Studies suggest that as few a..

Corporate culture change info-graphic: Company journey15-Dec-2016

This info-graphic is part of a series of info-graphics on corporate culture change. It shows the jou..

Info-graphic of a journey change agents take in a corporate culture change.15-Dec-2016

This info-graphic is part of a series of info-graphics on corporate culture change. It shows the jou..

Info-graphic of a manager's journey in a corporate culture change.15-Dec-2016

In our first info-graphic on corporate culture change, we showed how a number of different group..

Info-graphic of a steer-com journey in a corporate culture change 15-Dec-2016

In our first info-graphic on corporate culture change, we showed how a number of different group..

Info-graphic of the journey the executive take in a corporate culture change.15-Dec-2016

In our first info-graphic on corporate culture change, we showed how a number of different group..

The four most critical leadership skills for CEOs and Executives12-Dec-2016

By Randal Godden Having spent more than 50 years in Business covering the full spectrum of roles..

Why innovation and continuous improvement fails27-Oct-2016

"I am so frustrated." The CEO told me. "We have been trying to develop a culture of ‘innov..

Creative Fridays19-Oct-2016

How to communicate to employees about an exciting way to encourage innovation and continuous imp..

OD intervention. Existing vs desired organizational culture17-Oct-2016

Use this OD intervention to get a group to understand why they need to develop a new culture. Do..

Motivation-Life goals and dreams.07-Oct-2016

The key to living a dream life. Many people dream of a better life. Then they make excuses f..

How to do scenario planning08-Sep-2016

What is a scenario? A scenario is a picture or collage of the future environment within whi..

How to take back your power.05-Sep-2016

A letter from my better self to my un-empowered self. By Letitia Maneveld All ..

New poster on 'The hero's journey' for organisations15-Jul-2016

A downloadable poster on The Hero's Journey. Adapted to organisations. Use this poster tog..

Leadership and employee behaviour14-Jul-2016

Catch them doing it right. This post describes an interesting dynamic at work. What leader..

OD intervention. Use the hero's journey to deal with fear of change.13-Jul-2016

This short OD intervention is used to help people overcome their fear of change. Use this p..

Organisational culture and behaviour change08-Jul-2016

Organisational culture Why a new organisational culture does not translate into behavioural c..

Develop an interlocking change management infrastructure.14-Sep-2015

How to ensure everyone in your organization supports one another during an organizational change. ..

OD intervention: Cascading role clarification workshop11-Aug-2015

This OD intervention workshop will help you to align what leaders and employees do to a new stra..

A role definition cascading process for organizational change.29-Jul-2015

How to align what people do to a new strategy, structure or organizational change. Why employee..

Role definition - for individuals16-Jul-2015

What is a role definition? A role definition is a tool you can use to help you to clarify what ..

What no one tells project teams about achieving project goals.28-Apr-2015

How to ensure you achieve team goals. MapAhead a coaching tool for teams and project teams by Ke..

How to achieve goals27-Apr-2015

How to achieve goals: - in your personal life and in your career. The MapAhead coaching tool by K..

Protecting the status quo. 13-Mar-2015

10 ways people prevent a new strategy from being implemented. When I first stated facilitating s..

CEO -how to prepare a speech to open a strategy workshop09-Mar-2015

As a CEO, you are expected to deliver the opening address at your organization's strategic plann..

How to implement your new strategy - A CEOs guide.26-Feb-2015

What do you do as a CEO or leadership team, once you have developed a new strategy? How do you i..

OD intervention: Get feedback and participation after a presentation.12-Feb-2015

This OD intervention will help you to get feedback and participation after a presentation. This ..

Blog post: When life gets tough, change your focus.09-Feb-2015

Sometimes life is tough. External forces over which we have no control, seem to dominate our liv..

The danger of reinforcing ignorance.09-Feb-2015

How often have you sat bored at dinner parties, or in organizational meetings, listening to peo..

A step by step guide to rolling out organizational values25-Nov-2014

How to develop a strategy, plan and budget to roll out values throughout your organization and trans..

Values rollout- What to include in your budget20-Nov-2014

"How much is it going to cost?" This is the first question that decision makers will ask you, on..

Values roll out: Develop a road map or plan.22-Oct-2014

How to develop a detailed plan to translate organizational values into behaviours. In this task..

OD intervention: Create strategic opportunities.06-Oct-2014

A group activity you can use to get groups to identify new opportunities for your organization. ..

Values roll-out. 9 steps to translate values into behaviours.06-Oct-2014

Nine steps to follow to roll out new values, or translate values into behaviours. In this task you w..

Strategic Trends, PEST and PESTLE analysis03-Sep-2014

Up to date trend research (Political, economic, social, technological and business trends.) S..

Values roll-out: Systems thinking16-Jul-2014

Use systems thinking to identify what could prevent people from living the values. Simply commu..

Values roll-out: Identify key success factors13-Jul-2014

How will you measure success on your values roll-out project? How will you and your stakeholders..

Values roll-out. How to get support from different stakeholders.05-Jul-2014

This tool shows you how to communicate with different stakeholders in order to get the support y..

Values roll-out: Identify stakeholders and define their roles24-Jun-2014

In order to get everyone in the organization living the values, you will need to change the beli..

Values roll-out. Clarify objectives19-Jun-2014

How to clarify the objectives for cascading or embedding organizational values. You m..

OD intervention: Understand customer culture28-May-2014

A first step to develop a customer culture. This OD intervention has a presentation that explain..

OD intervention: Creative scenario activity12-May-2014

A creative way to get a group to develop a scenario that describes the future environment within..

How to rebuild morale after an organizational restructure.05-May-2014

After an organizational restructure, leaders have to deal with the rubble of low morale amongst thei..

OD intervention: Stakeholder values & promise15-Apr-2014

This OD intervention helps a team to ensure that their organizational or team values are aligned..

OD intervention: Build a team based on strengths11-Apr-2014

This short OD intervention helps a facilitator build a team by sharing strengths within the team..

OD intervention: Build confidence in handling change.11-Apr-2014

This short OD intervention is designed to build the confidence of your team in their ability to ..

OD intervention: Build trust in a team.11-Apr-2014

This short OD intervention is designed to build trust in a team. It can be used for: Build trust..

OD intervention: Create a set of team values or behaviours.11-Apr-2014

This quick OD intervention helps a team to develop a set of rules for working together. The 'cod..

OD intervention: Rebuild morale after a restructure11-Apr-2014

This short OD intervention is designed as a first step towards rebuilding morale after an organi..

Develop a personal vision07-Apr-2014

Begin to live the life you want. "You've got to think about big things while you're doing s..

Job description for strategic planning director07-Apr-2014

How to negotiate the role that will make you successful within your own organization. The role t..

Personal boundaries07-Apr-2014

The art of saying 'No' and 'Yes' One of the biggest problems many people have, is saying "No" to..

OD intervention. Identify personal values in a workshop.04-Apr-2014

This short OD intervention helps individuals to identify their personal values in a 1 hour sessi..

OD intervention: Share personal values to get the best out of one another.02-Apr-2014

This OD team building intervention helps team members to understand how to behave towards one an..

OD intervention: Clarify team roles & responsibilities.11-Mar-2014

This OD intervention will help a team to clarify its roles and responsibilities after an organiz..

OD intervention. Creative vision activity07-Mar-2014

A quick creative visioning activity. An energizing activity that gets a group to develop a clear..

Share expectations after a restructure - an OD intervention.11-Feb-2014

This short OD intervention helps a leader and his/her team to clarify expectations after an orga..

OD intervention - moving on after a restructure31-Jan-2014

This OD intervention will help a group who are resentful about what happened during a restructur..

OD interventions library30-Oct-2013

A library of practical OD interventions and activities. When you need OD interventions or ac..

The CEO's step by step guide to strategic planning01-Oct-2013

How to develop a strategic plan or common vision for an organization. What do you want from your ..

Workshop design - for an entrepreneurial company experiencing high growth.30-Sep-2013

A one-day workshop for a small company that has grown fast. When a business with a famil..

Strategy workshop materials25-Sep-2013

How to prepare the materials you need to facilitate your strategic planning workshop. A professi..

Strategy workshop: The facilitator's role25-Sep-2013

The role of a facilitator during a strategy workshop. The facilitator's role in a strategy works..

Strategy workshop - the roles a CEO plays during a strategy workshop. 18-Sep-2013

What does the CEO do during a facilitated strategy workshop? As a CEO, even if you have hired a..

Prepare a strategy workshop. Manage delegate expectations.13-Sep-2013

How to manage delegates' expectations before you strategic planning workshop. Most people attend..

Prepare for strategy. Prevent logistical problems that could derail your workshop.04-Sep-2013

Ensure your delegates arrive at your workshop, relaxed and ready to do strategy. Remember Mu..

Collect strategic information for a strategy workshop.02-Sep-2013

The quality of any strategic plan, depends on the quality of the information on which the plan i..

Prepare your strategy workshop: Determine the time you need.27-Aug-2013

How to determine the time you need for your strategy workshop. The amount of time you need for y..

Prepare for your strategy workshop: Plan the process or group dynamics.23-Aug-2013

Plan the group dynamics of your strategic planning workshop. The way in which people work tog..

Prepare for your strategy workshop: Plan the content and activities.19-Aug-2013

Plan the content and activities of your strategy planning workshop. This member guide desc..

Strategy workshop people challenges13-Aug-2013

How to identify people challenges that could derail your workshop People don't just arrive a..

Step by step strategic planning - identify strategic issues.12-Aug-2013

Identify potential areas of conflict. Before doing strategic planning, it is useful to take into..

Strategic planning workshop objectives12-Aug-2013

How to clarify objectives for your strategic planning workshop. Many strategic planning workshop..

Team performance dashboard. 25-Jun-2013

Measure the performance of your team. The team performance dashboard is a tool you can use..

Team dysfunction diagnostic tool10-Jun-2013

Dysfunctional team? If you have a problem in your team, use this team diagnostic tool to help yo..

Video: How to use the Change Designs Portal07-Jun-2013

In this video we show you how to use the features that make the Change Designs web portal so uni..

Video: Tour inside the member zone.07-Jun-2013

In this video, we take you on a tour inside the member zone. We show you all the special content..

New blog post: The best customer experience.13-May-2013

If you are trying to create a customer focused or innovative culture, then this is a blog post y..

Roles in change management.03-May-2013

This article describes the three major roles played in change management. The role of the leader..

Change management dashboard -measure change management25-Mar-2013

Use our visual change management dashboard to assess the effectiveness of the current state of c..

Qualitative measures.25-Mar-2013

How to measure the soft side of an organization. Anyone involved in change management, strategy ..

New member tool: New CEO speech. How to prepare your first speech to your management team.06-Mar-2013

One of your first tasks as a new CEO, is to gain the trust of your management team. You need to ..

New blog. The middle of transformation26-Feb-2013

How to stay the course in the 'muddle' of personal change. If you enjoyed reading Susan Ksiezop..

New blog post. Simplicity at work.25-Feb-2013

How do you get executive leaders to trust and support you? As a mentor, there is a question I get as..

Member tool. How to assess change and OD competencies.14-Feb-2013

How do you assess the level of change management or organizational development competence you need f..

Poor morale in the workplace: Diagnostic tool.24-Jan-2013

Do you worry that you may have a morale problem? Our new organizational development tool "Poor m..

Team leadership skills- managing morale24-Jan-2013

What you need to know to help your team perform at their best. Great leaders and coaches are k..

New blog post: The meaning of wonder. By Shui-lyn White08-Nov-2012

I was brought up to have meaning. My life had to have meaning, and my first duty was to discover..

Member tool: Questions to ask a project manager before you develop a change management strategy06-Nov-2012

The first step in developing a change management strategy for a project, is to get a comprehensi..

Celebrating failure. By Colette Symanowitz29-Oct-2012

Celebrating failure What lessons can we learn from successful writers, entrepreneurs and inn..

New blog post. Barefoot running- the reward24-Oct-2012

I've always had a belief that if you keep doing the right things, for long enough, the rewa..

Blog post: Creating magical moments in a team.19-Oct-2012

Creating magical moments in a team As a facilitator or leader, how often do you get to experi..

Member tool: How to write a strategic plan - for CEOs and strategists17-Oct-2012

How to write a strategic plan. For CEOs and strategists. How to write a strategic plan for a ..

Easy article finder. Leadership & management articles12-Oct-2012

Articles on leadership and management Looking for leadership & management articles around a p..

New blog: The best of both worlds. 05-Oct-2012

Digital and physical world of work We are living in two different worlds. With all the differ..

Strategy implementation case study19-Sep-2012

A case study of a strategy implementation intervention for a CEO, and his executive and manageme..

OD Interventions case study: An employee morale problem12-Sep-2012

A case study of an OD intervention used to solve an employee morale problem. I was called i..

Templates vs. musicality at work04-Sep-2012

Do templates destroy performance? Have we created a culture in which we are so intent on playing..

New blog: The beginning of transformation. By Susan Ksiezopolski14-Aug-2012

An inspirational blog post on personal transformation by Susan Ksiezopolski. The beginning of Tr..

Strategic planning at divisional level. 10-Aug-2012

Need to develop a common direction for your division? This article covers: When to do st..

Member zone: Your own personal pinboard02-Aug-2012

A quick and easy way to find what you need. Keep your favourite articles, tools and blog posts f..

New blog: Falling off the ladder31-Jul-2012

Sometimes you need to go backwards in order to go forward. What to do when you 'fall off th..

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