A one-stop leadership resource

There are tens of thousands of leadership books to choose from. You can get hold of everything from a quick ‘how to’ text through to stories of personal achievement, as […]

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Unleashing your leadership ‘body-mind set’!

[Image ©Kim Jacobs, Catch Publishing, NL] Most leaders don’t pay much attention to their bodies when they’re at work. We’ve all usually got far too much to think about. The […]

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Developing leadership maturity in an era of increasing complexity

[Image © Fred Preston www.localphotoguide.com.au] Not all work problems are complex as Snowden points out so elegantly in his seminal article about decision-making. However it’s clear from our recent client […]

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How to spot 7 common leadership de-railers!

If you’re serious about being able to make a positive difference as an organisational leader, and you’re keen to take responsibility for your own behaviour, then you need to know […]

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The Attractions of ChangeWeaver: a new software tool…

ChangeWeaver is a new software tool designed by Integral Change to support change across complex systems – by simultaneously engaging people in fresh ways, and delivering breakthrough forms of tracking […]

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How “control freak” leaders learn to let go

Do you get a kick from bringing a forensic, critical eye to the work of your team?  Do you spend energy pushing forward your preferred priorities and actively avoid listening […]

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Fear of fluffiness

Over the last few years I’ve been providing ‘live’ change leadership coaching for senior leaders needing to deliver significant change in complex, uncertain contexts.  Often, at the start of the […]

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Leading change from the middle

As organisations attempt to rise to the heightened challenges of ‘these times’, middle managers are experiencing increased pressure to play their part in leading whatever changes are now required… However, […]

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Is self-care just for softies?

Bleary eyes, pallid skin, unclear agenda, a tendency to overreact…these are all signs of a leader not practicing self-care.  This post explores why leaders are disinclined to take good care of […]

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Measuring Our Impact

There are a number of difficulties in providing a straight-forward account of the impact and value of the work we deliver.  However, it feels important for us to continue to […]

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After the ‘big four’ have gone

The *Big Four consulting firms undoubtedly have the potential to deliver huge value. However, while they can bring considerable benefits to a business, they also tend to create an operational […]

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The unwelcome consultant

I arrived at the conference centre all bright and cheerful at 0830, but it was clear that I wasn’t particularly welcome.   The Sales Director and her two Commercial Managers were […]

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Five essential skills for leading through uncertainty

  In today’s business climate of high uncertainty, ferocious competition and squeezed resources, it seems that traditional leadership skills just don’t work as well as they used to, and many […]

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