Walking the Talk Blog

Why focus is key for culture management

  • Carolyn Taylor
  • 16.03.2016
  • Change
Superficiality damages culture initiatives.  I frequently find organisations developing long, excited lists of the values and behaviours they want to underpin their ...

A culture of simplicity - keeping it simple, the smart way

 "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 ...

A surprising culture change lesson from a taxi driver

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 ...

Revised edition of ‘Walking the Talk’ book

  They say culture eats strategy for breakfast. This book provides a practical, do-able approach to culture transformation, giving you the essential insights required to ...

Agile organisations: How agile are you?

  • Walking the Talk
  • 14.07.2015
  • Agility
When I ask teams of executives if they can identify the business imperatives for culture in their organisation, one thing that is often mentioned is agility. "We need to ...