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For my last blog of the year I’d like to share a video I made and offer anyone who hasn't already got them a free copy of one of my eBooks.
Leaders must be able to manage themselves and their own stuff. Without effectiveness in this domain you can never have the time to think and never have the clarity of vision to see strategically beyond the immediate runway.
If you’re a leader changing your behaviour is tough – unless you have Marshall Goldsmith in your corner. Stuart Corrigan interviews the World’s number one executive coach on how he helps leaders change.
Vanguard interviews the former IT Director of Ryanair. Whilst not always renowned for being ‘nice’ the Irish Airline is known as a master of problem solving. And that focus has won them a lot of market share…
There are a few places still available on our Chartered Management Institute Certification course starting on the 22nd of October. If you are interested we’d love to hear from you. Designed for Managers, Team leaders and Change/Improvement officers it involves
John Seddon and Brendan O’Donovan (Vanguard’s Head of Research) have written a new paper: An exploration into the failure of Lean. It’s available here: http://vanguard-method.net/2015/06/05/an-exploration-into-the-failure-of-lean/ You have to leave your email address to get it, but that just means you’ll get notified of
Open Places on Chartered Management Institute Certificate Course for previous or existing Vanguard Systems Thinking clients in Central Scotland this winter.
Many of the bad work design principles now in use in service organisations had originated in the old steel and automotive industry. Not only were they killing our manufacturing sector, these same principles were being adopted by service businesses and doing similar damage.
Stuart debates the potential effect of the proposed Apologies (Scotland) bill with MSP Margaret Mitchell on BBC Radio Scotland
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