Entries by Lucia Kelleher

Leading Change – A New Approach

Change failure or ‘paralysis’ has reached such levels within organisations, that many businesses are in a state of chronic dysfunction where they are falling behind and some may simply fade away, unless ironically – they change. There is a way, and it begins with decisive leadership. The most critical role of a leader and why they […]

I’m too busy to change

eally? What are you ‘busy’ doing? This is a question that high achievers, successful entrepreneurs, sports stars and the like don’t even have to ask themselves – and is the reason they are successful. For them change is something they do every day and it is an expectation that they continually need to adapt to presenting circumstances […]

Unpacking RESISTANCE to Workplace Change

The age of unpredictability or our VUCA – Volotile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous – marketplace of incessant ‘disruption’ is alien to the way we are programmed to behave at work and get things done. You don’t have to be a Neuroscientist to work that out. I am not interested in revisiting this ‘problem’ as I […]

Maybe – just maybe some will learn from Nokia

These comments from Ziyad Jawabra on his post concerning Nokia – are common sense. “They (Nokia) missed out on learning, they missed out on changing, and thus they lost the opportunity at hand to make it big. Not only did they miss the opportunity to earn big money, they lost their chance of survival.  The […]

We live and work in a two speed world

We live and work in a two speed world: Digital Technology Speed – speed of light (≈3.00×108 m/s); and Analogue Human Information Processing Speed – one thing at a time (0.050-0.01 m/s). Why is it that this is such a challenging concept for us to get? The thing most people ask me about more than anything […]

‘Who can we blame – we’ll have an inquiry’!!!!!

“We’ve created a culture where taking responsibility is one of the last sure ways to make a difference. It’s easy to avoid, fraught with anxiety and rarely done, which is precisely why it might be your best available path” – Seth Godin I don’t know about you but Seth Godin shines a little light in my […]

Urgent (Reacting) Vs Important (In control)

The urgent important matrix is an oldie but a goodie and is originally credited to US President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a pragmatist who was in control of his reactions. It is an excellent tool for each and everyone of us to add to our kit bag of strategies to deal with our world of overload and […]