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Why you need to manage behaviour consistently

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Jun-2016 16:30:11 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Leadership, accountability, Accountability, BEDOHAVE, Behaviour, behaviours, Symbols

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I recently had coffee with a close friend who’s just resigned from a senior position in a key department of a large company. Answering the puzzled look on my face, he explained that he’d had enough of his boss – the manager of a specific department who took the role a year earlier.
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A culture of simplicity - keeping it simple, the smart way

[fa icon="calendar'] 25-Feb-2016 15:22:16 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Work/life balance, Changing behaviour, BE DO HAVE, BE-level, BEDOHAVE, Simplicity, Simplicity Culture

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 "Simple has been one of my mantras. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end, because once you get there you can move mountains."

– Steve Jobs

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A surprising culture change lesson from a taxi driver

[fa icon="calendar'] 25-Nov-2015 00:32:23 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in BE DO HAVE, BE-level, BEDOHAVE, behaviour change

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I jumped in a cab the other day in a hurry to get to a meeting and was greeted by a resonating “hello” and a smiling driver.

It was raining hard and I expected a more somber attitude. We started chatting and I made a remark about his positive outlook.

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Culture change or culture transformation?

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-Jan-2015 09:51:28 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Robert Fritz, Change management, BE DO HAVE, BEDOHAVE, Susanne Cook Greuter, Ken Wilber, transformation

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'Change' has become overused in business rhetoric.

The latest ‘change program’ is often greeted with cynicism from line managers and employees alike. As this HBR article attests, as a business community, success rates for implementing change have shifted little from the 30% mark published by John Kotter almost 10 years ago.

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Computer says no: changing behaviours - where to start

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Dec-2014 18:11:43 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Changing behaviour, Leadership, BE DO HAVE, BEDOHAVE, behaviour, Behaviour, Customer service, leading culture

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I recently had to renew my European passport because it had expired.

As I live in Australia, the only place I could do this was the consulate. My experience of consulates in general – and this one in particular – is that they epitomise bureaucracy (If you’ve had to apply for a visa in the past I am sure you know what I mean.) As a consequence, I always make sure I have all the documents I need – and more – just in case. This time, I visited the consulate’s website to check out the requirements and noticed a link to click on to obtain more detail. But the link wasn’t working, so I simply guessed what I needed to bring and made the appointment.

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