Accelerating Change Programmes

Seeking the approaches that enable faster change in the complex world of health and social care

Stop training our Project Managers to be process junkies

In the past I have been guilty of this, I’ve probably sent dozens of individuals to become process junkies, on either PRINCE2 or MSP courses, only to reinforce a way … Continue reading

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Trust, critical to effective Partnership

Effective Partnerships are incredible, but they can also be incredibly frustrating. The current set of STPs (Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships) in English healthcare are an excellent example, with a prevalence … Continue reading

08/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Six Accelerators of Complex Change

There is an urgent need for rapid change in Healthcare. Rapid change often feels elusive, but it is possible and what a beautiful thing it is when it does happen. … Continue reading

28/02/2018 · Leave a comment

The Tragedy of ‘Painting by Numbers’ Business Cases

I’ve written some terrible business cases in my time. However, they were ‘of their culture’ and were all approved. And that’s the problem. Imagine writing a business case that details … Continue reading

06/11/2017 · Leave a comment

The high cost of non-engagement

Sometimes it’s difficult to cost the consequences of not engaging with people about change. The delays, resistance, missed innovation and risk associated with the failure to include others in solution … Continue reading

07/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Change Management Lessons from Losing Weight

Despite my denial, I’ve been classed as Obese for the last 15 years. After two months of focus, I am no longer Obese. This blog post outlines how I achieved … Continue reading

04/09/2017 · 1 Comment

Are your change catalysts flourishing?

Look after them, they are the key to transformation. They are the ones who create momentum, engage people passionately, focus on the benefits, get people excited, challenge the existing status … Continue reading

31/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Healthcare needs more Scrum Masters

Scrum Masters are a role born out of a need to cope with complexity, thus the roleĀ  matches the capabilities that many in healthcare describe and then assign to theĀ  … Continue reading

20/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Do you have a HiPPO culture?

HiPPO is a completely new acronym for me, but it’s such a powerful concept that I felt I had to write about it, especially as it has such a detrimental … Continue reading

25/06/2017 · Leave a comment

More right than wrong

Reaching the end of an assignment is a good time to reflect and reinvent yourself ready for the next one. My most recent assignment has been seen by many as … Continue reading

22/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Vision Attraction

Recent national events remind me of the importance of Vision, not just any old vision, but one that people can be motivated by. Much is written by change experts about … Continue reading

19/06/2017 · Leave a comment
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