Accelerating Change Programmes

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

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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

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

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

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

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
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