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How Fast Can You Change?

It’s been an interesting week. One week ago had you asked me ‘How’s business?’ I would have said ‘Things are looking up and the best they’ve been looking for 18 months.’ I had 4 projects on the boil. I was excited. And, within a matter of days, everything changed. Whilst one smaller project came through,…

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Change Points

The Three Essential Change Points

As a business consultant, I’m well aware the reason that my job is to create change for my clients. If I don’t create change or worse, I create an undesirable change then that’s not good for my client or for my reputation. I used to think that there was only one change that mattered. Now…

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A Change of Direction

Red Dog Change can be a funny thing. I was watching the Australian movie Red Dog the other night when it was on the telly. It’s based on a true story of a dog that wanders around the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The dog is a friend to everyone and a servant to no…

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The Five Big Reasons NOT to Have a Manifesto

Photo by Kai Pilger on Unsplash Manifestos are not for everyone. Previously I shared 17 reasons to have a manifesto. But a manifesto is a high-powered tool and in this post, we provide the alternative view: The five big reasons NOT to have a manifesto. Are you happy with your current results? If you’re happy…

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Sticky Change Example 7: The Power of Checklists

Here’s the 7th example in the Sticky Change series. Derived from: Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard In RAP10 we talked about building habits. And we explored pre-thinking our actions to ensure we covered all the necessary things we had to do. Atul Gawande uses checklists to…

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Sticky Change Example 6: Chunking and Juggling

The sixth instalment in our real world examples of changing behaviour… Derived from: Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard Want to learn how to juggle three balls? The key is to start with one ball. In this video, juggling superstar Jason Garfield shows you how by chunking…

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Sticky Change Example 5: Make Safety Interesting

Another instalment in our real world examples of changing behaviour… Derived from: Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard Are you a regular flyer on commercial airlines? How many times do you listen to the safety announcements? Most people don’t because they’re boring. Yet over 400,000 people have…

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Sticky Change Example 4: Michael Jordan and Failure

Another instalment in our real world examples of changing behaviour. Derived from: Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard In RAP8 we talked about ‘Grow your people’ and about expecting failure. In this Nike ad, basketball legend Michael Jordan talks about his relationship with failing.

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Sticky Change Example 2: Are You An Entrepreneur?

Having just released the latest Book Rapper issue Sticky Change: Make Change Happen Quickly Smoothly Easily, here’s a series of real world examples of changing behaviour. Derived from: Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard In RAP8 we talked about ‘Grow your people’. If shrinking the task makes…

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