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build a strong culture with the culture design canvas

Build a Strong Culture With the Culture Design Canvas

Workplace culture is a powerful source of impact and productivity.  According to Mckinsey, a strong workplace culture can increase business performance by 30-200%.  Below, I outline how businesses and business leaders can design a performance promoting culture. The workplace culture is not static.  It changes in response to external and... read more →
role of purpose and values to drive action

Role of Purpose and Values to Drive Action

“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” - Benjamin Disraeli Purpose: Why are we here? Values: What’s most important to us? People today are more in tune with what companies they work at stand for. Leaders need to make every effort to take people on a meaningful journey. Purpose is... read more →
coach skills leaders should have

Coaching Skills Leaders Should Have

“Coaching is unlocking a person’s potential to maximise their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather then teaching them” Timothy Gallwey Coaching is becoming an essential skill leaders need to be able to unleash people performance potential. This approach helps individuals to explore and find their own answers... read more →
the science of influencing others

The Science of Influencing Others

How do I inspire others? How do I get people to buy-in into my idea?  These are questions that almost everyone asks themselves when planning to announce a new idea or initiative, or embark on a new project or transformation. Have you ever wondered why some people gather... read more →
navigating change with a growth mindset

Navigating Change With a Growth Mindset

Navigating through change successfully can mean the difference between survival and extinction. In today’s current situation organisations need to learn how to navigate through change and fail fast and learn from it. Some ideas that can come to mind when hearing the concept of change are upgrading technologies and systems,... read more →
daily management by visualisation

Daily Management by Visualisation

This concept capitalises on visual ability; where by making things viewable they become understandable, and therefore enforceable in the workplace. The purpose of visualisation is to distinguish good conditions from bad conditions, and to move quickly into action. Visualisation also helps create a workplace environment where new employees can also understand... read more →
toyota forces of expansion

Toyota Forces of Expansion

Kaizen at Toyota develops a mental framework for individuals. Kaizen leadership raises employee’s problem awareness, as they identify where the system falls short of perfection, and constantly seek solving problems, or improving the process every day (Ballé, 2006; Spear, 1999). When carrying out kaizen activities the focus should not be... read more →