Killing Zombie Projects

Killing Zombie Projects

This feel familiar? Corporate has been talking about software migration for as long as you can remember… Lots of comms. Lots of mentions. ZERO momentum. That’s what I call a zombie project. A zombie project is this idea or project or task or thing or expectation...
The thing we hate telling people

The thing we hate telling people

Wrong… full stop. Sometimes, the answer has to be no, because the idea/suggestion/option is simply wrong. Here’s what I’m talking about: People can be and are often wrong, but it’s tough to manage We had several workshops running last week and...
5 Crisis Comms Mistakes That Kill Corporate Culture

5 Crisis Comms Mistakes That Kill Corporate Culture

You’re invariably dealing with constant change as we navigate Covid-19 (Coronavirus), economic uncertainty and people’s fears. I’ve seen my fair share of changes, having been on the front-lines during the GFC and leading a business through redundancies, economic...
Your signals are too weak, but here’s how to fix that

Your signals are too weak, but here’s how to fix that

When’s the last time you got upset with someone on your team? Was it for not doing what you needed them to do? For not giving you what you wanted? If I had a nickle for every time someone I’m coaching complained about this, I’d have at least a dollar (hey, that’s a...