Accelerating Change Programmes

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

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In an uncertain world, are you taking your opportunities?

Risk management in project management has become a byword for trying to control risks that threaten a successful project, however if risk is about uncertainty then in my experience a … Continue reading

14/07/2016 · Leave a comment

How to stop your projects from becoming Lemmings

How many of your change initiatives behave like Lemmings? At first everything is fine, plans and projected outcomes are all driven by sensible logic and collective signup to the Vision … Continue reading

30/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Senior Leaders need to initiate and steer, not interfere

Initiating the right changes in organisations needs leaders to stand up and make difficult decisions and take responsibility for achieving these, significant leadership effort is required to do this. Once … Continue reading

08/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Why the most effective change happens off the organisation radar?

I’ve observed this phenomenum many many times and often wondered why there are deeply impressive changes happening away from the organisation mainstream. These small pockets of genuine transformational change seem … Continue reading

01/09/2015 · 1 Comment

How to spoil a good Crisis

We often hear the phrase ‘Never waste a good Crisis’,  yet it seems that in health and social care we regularly waste the opportunity a crisis presents. The perception of … Continue reading

04/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Foster coordinator behaviours to accelerate change

Working with organisations that want to make change in partnership is really, really, really hard. It’s complex, ambiguous and very frustrating, but when it comes together, it is something to … Continue reading

27/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Rethinking Critical Path – reorienting gravitational pull

I was recently asked about ‘critical path’, and my heart sank. Why, in a change environment dominated by people, would we think that a technical, linear, engineering technique would help … Continue reading

12/04/2015 · 1 Comment

Planning to Accelerate

I love Gantt charts!! I find them enjoyable and challenging to create and really easy to read. However, it seems that few people share my enjoyment. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

06/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Operational Delivery Groups, at the heart of accelerating change

Accelerating change is something we all want to achieve. It seems that unleashing those people involved and impacted by change can be one of the catalysts for acceleration. Recently, I … Continue reading

24/03/2015 · 1 Comment

Health and Social Care – the most complex change environment, in the world

For a long time I’ve known that managing change in health and social care is really challenging. It is only recently that I’ve analysed this and began to understand the … Continue reading

22/03/2015 · 3 Comments