change leaders

3 Ways to Create Effective Change Leaders

It is often said that ‘change is the only constant,’ but for large organisations, change can be painful. This is especially true when it comes to enterprise-wide change programmes. According to Harvard Business Review, two-thirds of all large-scale transformation efforts fail to some degree. With big change programmes, good change leadership is vital to success.…

workstream collaboration

Workstream Collaboration: Work is Evolving, the Way We Communicate Should, Too

Innovations in workplace communication have sought to improve collaboration between teams and across enterprises – and workstream collaboration can help. Although email remains a standard method of both internal and external communication, it is not necessarily suited for the volume of today’s workload and overflowing email inboxes that lead to stress and missed communications are…

Critical Events and Time-Wasting Status Meetings

Avoid Time-Wasting Status Meetings During Critical Events

In his blog post Status meetings are the scourge, Basecamp CEO Jason Fried explains why he believes that status meetings during critical events are a waste of time. He claims that meetings usually take the amount of time scheduled multiplied by the number of people in attendance and that there is no such thing as…

Improve Communication in Geographically Diverse Teams

5 Ways to Improve Communication in Geographically Diverse Teams

Globalisation, and globally diverse organisations, are now a fact of life in big industry. Most large businesses have teams operating all over the world, aligning with the locations of clients or pockets of expertise. Despite the advantages of having this diverse workforce, it does present a challenge: how can these globally dispersed teams and workers…