- Lynn Curry
- Situational Analysis
- Change Management
- Program Design
3 Things Great Leaders Never Do. 5 Keys to Organizational Change. 7 Days to C-Suite Nirvana. Does anyone really believe this clickbait? This meme of false s... [more >]
A common consulting error is to assume that people long in their positions know what they are doing and do it well. We assume that through experience people learn the necessary knowledge, skills ... [more >]
Over the past couple weeks in this "Why is Strategy So Rare" series I have catalogued some of the excuses I have come across in working with organizations of all sizes all acro... [more >]
Like so much in life, the definitions used to frame a proposition have much to do with the conclusions drawn. The New Yorker published a commentary on leadership, Shut Up and Sit Down, in the Feb... [more >]
If you have your team(s) agreed on a very few focal changes, congrats! You have a good start on your leadership role. And your work is just beginning. Agreement on change or impr... [more >]
Uncomfortable truths: enthusiasm can kill implementation. Strategic direction falls apart if there are a lot of good ideas but little consensus on priority and sequence. Innovation will sta... [more >]
The Persian poet Rumi tells the story of a fellow who having attained some years and some experience believed that he could be a leader in his community. But how to get anyone to follow? ... [more >]
If the engagement of individual physicians is essential to successful health care sector reform, how can this be achieved? Physician involvement in leading health care quality refor... [more >]
In all public sectors and all private organizations leadership is a challenge always and everywhere. The political nature of work in the public services places unique stresses on leaders a... [more >]
There is a significant leadership vacuum impeding system level improvements across most public sectors. Making effective resource investment choices and facilitating ongoing system-wide improvement... [more >]
Organizational members have different roles and responsibilities to the organization depending on a number of factors: age and maturity of the organization; budget to afford professional managemen... [more >]
June 15, 2017
3 Things Great Leaders Never Do. 5 Keys to Organizational Change. 7 Days to C-Suite Nirvana. Does anyone really believe this clickbait? This meme of false s...
FITBIT Your Strategy
June 8, 2017
We are going to assume that you do HAVE a strategy that is guiding decisions towards some well-defined goals. You aren't just reacting from one crisis to the next, right? OK then,...
Get the Little Things Right
April 19, 2017
You must be good at the little things to be an effective consultant or change agent. Any good cook knows that. And you have to take the time. Scratch made puff pastry is a wondrous thing, not a...
Align Behavior with Goals
April 4, 2017
The last two posts took up the problems of getting all organizational work aligned to real goals for that organization. The point of this effort, and it does take focused effort, is ...