The powerful value of influence in change management

Back in 2018 when I was still working at Dorset County Council I wrote a LinkedIn article about the influence method of change management and how successful it had been despite a limited budget. Having worked for many years on…

Introducing the Ghengis Khan method of change management

Ghengis Khan was the much maligned founder and first Great Khan and Emperor of the Mongol Empire. He was feared and he was ruthless, pretty much across the world he conquered what he said went .. there were not questions…

10 blog post ideas for your Office 365 SharePoint Communication Site

The latest communication sites may be the first time some companies have given staff a space to share their thoughts in a 'public' (albeit organisation focused) online space that isn't Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn. Before I get into what…

Impact! A new model for digital change and transformation

Over the last few years I've worked with many different change management and communication models. I've adapted them and they have undeniably demonstrated real value for the clients I've worked with. But there was always something I couldn't shoehorn in,…

Building an Office 365 influencer network with Great Aunty Jean

People who know me know that I'm particularly addicted to the influence model of adoption and change management. What this means is that, rather like getting business by referral, your company needs to identify it's influencers and engage with them.…

Creating the ideal digital champion’s network

This article originally appeared on my LinkedIn profile here: Creating the ideal digital champion's network. If you’ve ever been to any well-run business network, you’ll know that they all share three characteristics: They allow a disparate group of people from…

5 simple questions for a user focused case study

This article originally appeared on my LinkedIn profile here: 5 simple questions for a user focused case study. Broadly, there are two types of advertising, they can be described as 'aspirational' (think the latest iPhone) and 'girl or boy next…