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  • The value of Value

    Posted on June 14, 2017.

    “Value” is a term popping up a lot in my conversations lately. Like many words in the English language, it gets defined and used in diverse ways – which is a source of frustration in those conversations but also a catalyst to have a conversation that is richer in meaning. So why is the notion […]

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  • “Can I have the (change) recipe for that?”

    Posted on May 8, 2017.

    My grandmother made fabulous cakes and cookies. Her recipes were mostly in her head. Some were written down, yet difficult for the novice to translate: “In the oven for 20 minutes” didn’t include the temperature, which she just knew. Such is the depth of her tacit knowledge about baking – I had to be in the […]

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  • “We don’t need Change Managers …”

    Posted on March 6, 2017.

    “We don’t need Change Managers … because everybody does change management.” Heard this comment before? It certainly stirs up the conversation with people who are professionals in the Organisational Change space! What is a useful perspective to this challenge? We can look to an analogy from another professional domain for insight. Take, for example, medical knowledge. […]

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  • The Professional Enrichment Plan

    Posted on January 16, 2017.

    You’re probably already familiar with The Professional Development Plan.  That’s an organisational construct that is arguably based on a deficient model: You-don’t-yet-have-what-we-need-for-you-to-be-of-best-use-to-us-so-we’ll-make-a-plan-to-address-the-gap.  I offer to you The Professional Enrichment Plan – a personal construct (part of the Self unLimited™ narrative) – based on a sufficiency model: You-have-things-you-know-and-can-do-and-these-might-be-enriched-and-also-used-to-enrich-others. The big question is: What would enrich your […]

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  • Looking forward – tech and the org’n change practitioner

    Posted on January 12, 2017.

    The start of a year is a time when people tend to look forward in anticipation with the hopes they have for the newly-minted year. Are you looking beyond this immediate year in your workscape? If you knew what was ahead, what purposeful plans would you make to prepare? I love to read science fiction, […]

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