The best kept secret by successful change consultants: The ELSA change framework (part 1)

What makes an organizational change consultant more successful than another? There are certainly many factors, but in my opinion, there is one that is crucial. Many change professionals that I help on a daily basis focus on helping transform the company by teaching new ways of thinking such as Agile, Enterprise Agility, or Lean, or… Continue reading The best kept secret by successful change consultants: The ELSA change framework (part 1)

Enterprise Agility and Neuroscience of change: a crucial video if you are a Change Consultant

A few weeks ago I was in Dubai giving a presentation on Enterprise Agility at the Agile Middle East Conference. I want to share the video with you as I thought it might help you learn more about the different types of agility needed for a responsive company, and how it is possible to increase… Continue reading Enterprise Agility and Neuroscience of change: a crucial video if you are a Change Consultant

What neuroscience says about unsolicited advice in the company and how to fix it

We all know that person who loves giving advice—especially unsolicited, chiming in with “Why don’t you . . . ?” This is a common and well-intentioned practice in many companies, and it usually seems like an innocent enough question or statement. In more-traditional organizations, suggestions are usually handled through formal channels, while in more-modern companies,… Continue reading What neuroscience says about unsolicited advice in the company and how to fix it

Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )

I prepared this chart for a client two years ago. The economic loss from doing high multitasking in a SAP department, and the impact on the rest of the organization. For every dollar they invested, they lost approximately 0.58 cents due to very high multitasking. I used here several calculations and techniques. I initially run… Continue reading Impact of multitasking in the company (quantified )