Change- Our constant companion
Mar27

Change- Our constant companion

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog Change is the law of life.       John F. Kennedy Do you ever long for “status quo”? Does it feel like there’s too much change? Do you wish it could just slow down a bit, just for a while? To give you a breather? Yes, we probably all wish for that at times. But the fact is that change is all around us, it’s our constant companion – and for various reasons – like incredibly fast technical...

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Leading and Managing Change

  In addition to the chapter about change in the book, here are some more ideas and reflections/actions to consider when it comes to not just managing change but leading change in your team.   COMMUNICATE the CHANGE CURVE  Help people understand the predictable stages you always go through in times of change. Give people the solutions to the 4 stages of the change curve. Phase 1 – The Denial/Resistance Phase –...

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How to retain your top talent
Nov24

How to retain your top talent

The ‘war for talent’ is not a new challenge for organisations all around the world, but the pandemic has made it worse. A recent study from McKinsey shows that around 40% of employees are ‘somewhat likely’ to change jobs in the next 3-6 months. And 2/3 of them would do so even if they didn’t have a new job offer. And a study by DDI shows that attracting and retaining top talent is one of the main...

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How coachable are you?
Oct19

How coachable are you?

There is no such thing as status quo – at least not for any longer periods of time. No, the truth is that the world sure isn’t standing still – neither should we. We live in a changing world and we need to continuously learn and re-learn. What we knew yesterday may no longer be relevant or correct. What we once accepted as truths may since have been disproved. We need to be open to that, to accept that. We’re sure you would agree that...

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A fresh start with hybrid working
Sep28

A fresh start with hybrid working

Ideas for doing hybrid right with culture at the heart A year ago, us and many others started talking about hybrid working and going back to the office following the covid pandemic. It was a useful conversation to have but in reality the return to the office has not really happened to any greater extent yet. And different countries are at different stages of return or plans for return. But it’s definitely starting to happen....

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