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Busting the myth: How long does it really take to change your culture?

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Aug-2018 06:08:00 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Culture change, Amanda Fajak, Role models, Leadership, Leading culture

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I have been on a pilgrimage of sorts over the past few weeks, retracing the events of the Hungarian revolution in 1956. My father was a revolutionary and we had a very emotional time reliving the rise of communism.  One of the things that struck me is how quickly communism took hold in the late 1940s and how deeply it became entrenched. It made me ponder on a question that I am asked regularly… ‘how long will it take for us to change our culture?’ 

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Hot off the press: Tipping point shrinks to 25%

[fa icon="calendar'] 04-Jul-2018 12:47:11 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Leading culture, Leadership, Tipping point, Amanda Fajak, Behaviour change, Behaviour, Managing behaviours, Behaviour management

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 At Walking the Talk, we are passionate about continuing to evolve our thinking on culture. We are always scanning the latest research and thinking and we are delighted to say that there is some new insight around what it takes to create a tipping point. The tipping point is a critical concept in culture transformation. It is about how you build sufficient momentum in the organisation to create change with enough pace and energy that it shifts the status quo at all levels.

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Highlights from the HRD Summit Europe

[fa icon="calendar'] 29-May-2018 06:10:00 / by Walking the Talk posted in Jerome Parisse-Brassens, Measuring culture, Amanda Fajak, Walking the Talk

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Walking the Talk recently attended the HRD Summit in Amsterdam, where Executive Directors Jerome Parisse-Brassens and Amanda Fajak delivered a presentation on how to use culture measurement to drive sustainable change, to a room of Europe's leading HR Directors. 

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Walking the Talk at HRD Summit Europe

[fa icon="calendar'] 18-May-2018 14:47:54 / by Walking the Talk posted in Carolyn Taylor, Team culture, Leading culture, Managing behaviours, Leadership, Engagement, Measuring culture, Amanda Fajak, Jerome Parisse-Brassens

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 Walking the Talk will be presenting and exhibiting at the forthcoming  HRD Summit on 22nd - 23rd May at the RAI in Amsterdam. 

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The role of measurement in culture and behaviour change

[fa icon="calendar'] 29-Mar-2018 07:18:00 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Measuring culture, Behaviour change, Behaviour, Amanda Fajak, Culture change

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As the role of culture is better understood, everyone wants to measure and understand the impact of culture change and the behaviours that underpin it, from Boards to regulators, from advisors to employees on the front line.  We recently held a Culture Clinic in London on the subject of the role of measurement in culture and behaviour change and through the discussion, four key themes emerged:
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