Tag Archives: Change

Checklist for Brain-Friendly Change Management


More than twenty years ago, organisational behavioral experts Kenneth Thompson and Fred Luthans noted that a person’s reaction to organisational change “can be so excessive and immediate, that some researchers have suggested it may be easier to start a completely … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s What We Learn from Science about Making Changes that Last


NOTE: This is an adapted version of a previous post (see Taking Small Steps is the Key to Improve Your Leadership Behaviour). I’m publishing it in response to several recent conversations about New Year’s resolutions and whether or not anybody … Continue reading

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Taking Small Steps is the Key to Improve Your Leadership Behaviour


By Manie Bosman “So I realise that I have to change the way in which I’m leading people. Can you give me just five things I can do to be a better leader from now on?” In the nearly two … Continue reading

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They Might Follow You Into Battle, But Is That Enough?


By Manie Bosman Watching the D-Day landing of Allied forces on the coast of Normandy as portrayed in the epic Saving Private Ryan with my son recently, I was once again struck by the mind-boggling obedience of soldiers as they … Continue reading

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How The Images in Your Mind is Shaping the Future


By Manie Bosman When you try to imagine the future, what do you see? Does it look like the past or the present, or is it perhaps very different from the world we now live in? It might come as … Continue reading

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Leading the 4th Revolution: 6 Ways in Which The Purpose of Leadership Changed in the 21st Century


By Manie Bosman We are currently living in the 4th Revolution – a strange and unpredictable period where the interaction between information and communication technologies has created a snowball-effect causing change to literally become the only constant. Sociologists distinguish three … Continue reading

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Leading During a Crisis: 7 Lessons From The Costa Concordia Disaster


By Manie Bosman Since the luxury passenger cruiser Costa Concordia sank off the Tuscan coast at Giglio island last Friday, the media have been screaming accusations against its captain for abandoning ship while many passengers were still on board. Captain … Continue reading

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