5 secrets to successfully making your resolutions stick

3rd January 2017|

Making your resolutions stick
It’s that time of year when many of us are looking to make commitments to do things differently in our personal lives. However, I also want to reflect on workplace resolutions too. Success in making changes to your leadership style or to the way your team operates is based on the […]

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Presentations in times of change

16th August 2016|

(“Presentations in times of change” is a Guest blog by Simon Raybould of Presentation Genius – http://presentationgenius.info)

If you’re leading people through change, the chances are you’ll get some resistance from at least some of them. (If you don’t, you’re in luck – but make sure everyone isn’t just going along with it as a result […]

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DISC Behavioural Framework

10th January 2016|

DISC behavioural framework: Transcript of Video
This week I’m going to be talking you through the DISC behavioural framework. This is a model for describing behaviour whether it’s management behaviour, employee behaviour or whatever context you’re using it in. It’s a simple framework, similar to Myers Briggs and MBTI which most people are familiar with, […]

Embracing change

22nd November 2015|

Embracing Change – Transcript of Video
Helping employees with embracing change with the “Leave/Bring” Model
Craig Smith introduces the first video blog from Flint Spark Consulting relating to embracing change with the Leave/Bring model.

One of the questions I get asked a lot by my clients is ‘how do I get my team to embrace change, accept that a […]

Insourcing your change

11th September 2015|

As the saying goes, “Give a ‘man’ a fish, and you feed ‘him’ for a day; show ‘him’ how to catch fish, and you feed ‘him’ for a lifetime”.   But how does this play out when it comes to leading change in your organisation?

A recent article in Fast Company Magazine concluded that outsourcing “change” […]

What do you do when change feels like end of the world?

24th November 2014|

When facing change within an organisation, it’s not unusual for employees to feel disorientated and out-of-sorts. Often it can feel like their entire world is crumbling around them and that their sense of identity is being compromised. What looks like a relative minor change to managers and leaders is often amplified the further down […]

Changing culture by shaping the conversation

28th October 2014|

In our recent blog, “5 ways to spark life back into your organisation”, we outlined 5 tactics to breath life into a mature organisation and these were:

Shape conversations
Get clear on what matters most
Show them the lid of the box
Deal with the “Tough Stuff”
Change behaviours not just processes

Over the coming weeks, we will be running a […]