Accelerating Change Programmes

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

Category Archives: change

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

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

Owned Mediocrity, a Dilemna

Reflecting on an excellent piece of work that I’ve been involved with recently, it highlights an important question. This piece of work has been one of the largest pieces of … Continue reading

02/06/2017 · 3 Comments

From the Process to the Relationship Age

Over my career I’ve encountered a lot of process based methodologies claiming to provide the silver bullet to successful change, none of which lived up to their claims. Undoubtedly, they … Continue reading

27/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Create Pace, Sweat the Small Stuff

Seems that small really is beautiful, small wins that is. The impact of small wins in change initiatives seems intuitive and evidence suggests it’s positive, but in the past, I … Continue reading

19/03/2017 · 1 Comment

The Disrupter who made us Great

Recently, I witnessed a wonderous thing, an incredibly high performing team delivering a complex piece of work at pace. However, the situation didn’t start well and there are some tough … Continue reading

15/09/2016 · Leave a comment