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The Delay Eliminator (Sprint Story 1)

Ever been in need of a method that eliminates significant delay in your projects, if so, this is the story of my first ever sprint, which did exactly that. This … Continue reading

04/04/2016 · Leave a comment

How to Accelerate Change In The Complex World of Health and Social Care

The NHS has made enormous progress in the quality of care since it’s creation in 1948, average life expectancy has risen by around 15 years during this period, and many … Continue reading

08/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Sprints; an approach to accelerate change

Genuine change in health and social care is complex, unpredictable, time consuming and very difficult to achieve. As outlined in a previous post on Sprinting, sprints are an approach  that … Continue reading

10/01/2016 · 2 Comments

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

The key concepts of successful Sprinting

We all need to speed up change. Generally, change happens far too slowly, resulting in overwhelming pressure to compromise to meet time pressures. I have seen this happen again and … Continue reading

11/08/2015 · 4 Comments

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

09/06/2015 · 4 Comments

Leadership – enabling greatness in others

In a recent HBR (Harvard Business Review) debate around the definition of leadership, the range of responses were vast. Indeed, there were completely opposite views on the subject. One of … Continue reading

10/05/2015 · Leave a 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
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