Archive for August, 2010
Posted on22. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Those who read my blog regularly know how passionate I am about helping leaders discover how to bring change to the business. I often advocate leadership practices that require collaboration with employees. Today, though, I’m taking a different approach. Today is about looking at you, the change leader. You may be familiar with the famous [...]
Posted on18. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
So much has been said here on this blog (and in countless others) about achievement: a series of actions culminating in an outcome. Hell, the name of our company, Achieved Strategies, is about accomplishing something. In the world of business we focus, and rightly so, on being in action to complete something. It’s do do [...]
Posted on16. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
My team recently met with a new client’s executive management team and had an amazing first meeting. What made it amazing was the dynamic conversation. Everyone fed off each other’s input while enthusiasm for the work to begin increased the longer we talked. After the meeting we reflected on why the meeting went so well. [...]
Posted on15. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Our doctors take they Hippocratic Oath swearing to ethically treat their patients, and to follow an ideal conduct as a physician. In a conversation with a client, she casually suggested that leaders should take a Leadership Oath. Ethics and ideal conduct are not limited to physicians and are fitting for leaders. So what follows is [...]
Posted on03. Aug, 2010 by Jason Moore.
Jason Moore partners with organisations to help them produce exceptional growth through extraordinary performance. He is also an author, workshop facilitator and coach. Jason blogs his thoughts on making work a better place to work at www.newrulesofwork.com. Follow Jason on Twitter @newrulesofwork. Jason wrote this blog post for our “Wake Up & Shake It Up” blog [...]
Posted on02. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
I see and experience repeatedly the lack of time senior executives have. It’s a meeting marathon the moment they arrive at the office. And when the organization is going through change the executive is pulled in even more different directions. Given change’s intangibility, it’s easy to put off dealing with plans to bring about change. [...]
Posted on01. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
We’ve become overly concerned about what we say to each other and how we say it. So to be safe we neuter our communications to a level of banality that is often void of genuine and truthful messages. And in the workplace it’s worse. I’ve had countless conversations with managers about communicating change that is [...]