Integrate the human factor to improve project management
The reason why so many projects fail lies less in disciplined project management than in the irrational dimension that influences day-to-day action. How can we integrate this human factor?
Rally the entire workforce for effective change management
What is the secret of the exemplary success of some (too few) transformation programs? Discover how to rally the energies of the whole workforce in order to manage change effectively.
Define an effective resource strategy
Make or buy? This question is central to strategic analysis. Yet, the way it is formulated is outdated: today, it is often more effective to borrow resources. What are the recipes to succeed at this strategy?
Harness the power of habit to manage change successfully
Many change projects fail because people return to their former behavioral patterns. Yet this is not inevitable: how can one use habit as a supportive—rather than obstructive—change management driver?
The ability to improvise, a rare skill to develop
Great jazz musicians have developed amazing improvisation skills. How can one draw inspiration from them to develop the teams' capacity to react to the unexpected and to adapt in real time to any circumstances?
Lead projects successfully despite opposition
What could be more painful than the emergence of strong opposition to a project? Your attitude towards opposition is decisive. How can you respect your active opponents without neglecting your allies or the silent majority?
Grasp the invisible dynamics of the organization
Organizations often have a life of their own, whatever the efforts of their leaders to control it. How can you decode organizational dynamics to better influence them?
Prepare for the improbable
Companies cannot plan in detail how to respond to unpredictable events. However, merely recognizing the possibility of such events helps to manage their consequences more effectively.
Creating value in an interconnected world
In an unpredictable environment, the key to agility is not necessarily possessing proprietary resources, but being able to mobilize those required when needed.
How can you ensure lasting change and avoid falling back into the same old habits? Lasting behavioral change requires a combination of logic and emotions.
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