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CIO Roundtable June 2015
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"The Messy Reality of Change"A CIO Round TableHosted by Relume and LaFosse Associates at…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Mabey May 19, 2015.

Challenger Days Experiment Four
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We are holding our next Challenger Day on 5th June 2014. These days are intended to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rowan Gray May 6, 2014.

Challenger Days Experiment Two
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In…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Mabey Apr 11, 2013.

In The News
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Challenger and Establishment organisations in the news headlines.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Asher Rickayzen Jan 29, 2014.

 

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Beata Karczewska commented on Asher Rickayzen's blog post The Dance of Blind Reflex
"Ah it was a fascinating exercise Asher, love your perspective on it! During the 30 mins (or however long it took) I felt entertained, curious, anxious, surprised, serious, guilty, defensive and this in a few cycles of back and forth! Every time I…"
Oct 9, 2015
Nick Mabey replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion CIO Roundtable June 2015
"I am delighted to say that Trevor Didcock will be joining us.   Until recently Trevor was CIO at easyJet."
May 19, 2015
Andrew Richardson replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion CIO Roundtable June 2015
"I am happy to confirm the following will be attending the event: Richard Rolt - Viapath Ivan Brooks - BrightHouse"
Apr 30, 2015
Andrew Richardson replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion CIO Roundtable June 2015
"I am happy to confirm the following will be attending the event: Ryan Tunstall John Seglias - Abellio Richard Steward - Clear Channel Kelly Olsen - Cushman & Wakefield Jonathan Claydon - Saffron Building Society Mark Maddocks - Cambridge…"
Apr 28, 2015
Ivan Brooks replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion CIO Roundtable June 2015
"I would like to attend please. Ivan Brooks BrightHouse"
Apr 24, 2015
Asher Rickayzen posted a discussion

CIO Roundtable June 2015

"The Messy Reality of Change"A CIO Round TableHosted by Relume and LaFosse Associates at One Alfred Place, London. WC1E 7EB6.00 - 8.30pm, Thursday 4th June 2015If you are working in an organisation that is not involved in change or if the change you are involved in is problem-free, then the CIO roundtable we are holding on 4th June 2015 will probably be of little interest to…See More
Apr 16, 2015
Asher Rickayzen replied to Rowan Gray's discussion CIO Roundtable
"Thank you all for your contribution, it was definitely a lively evening, some of the comments you were kind enough to send afterwards: "It was a really good event. Unlike so many of these things it was very useful and you Managed to get a good…"
Mar 4, 2015
Asher Rickayzen replied to Rowan Gray's discussion CIO Roundtable
"Thanks Jill ... yes, love it. Preconceptions about change is a great topic."
Jan 7, 2015
Asher Rickayzen replied to Rowan Gray's discussion CIO Roundtable
"I think we will be in for a very lively evening with such a varied set of organisations represented. Looking forward to meeting everyone."
Dec 16, 2014
Asher Rickayzen replied to Susanna Mitterer's discussion Media and Events
"An article by Asher Rickayzen in the Training Journal about the way our underlying beliefs affect our learning potential both individually and collectively in organisations. You can see the full article by downloading the PDF below."
Dec 4, 2014
Rowan Gray replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"I'm delighted that Becky Fell (Director at Deloitte) and will be joining us on 5 June."
May 6, 2014
Rowan Gray replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"Helen Murley is Global HR Director at the British Council and I'm delighted that she will be joining us on the 5th June. "
Apr 29, 2014
Nick Mabey replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"I am really delighted that Anna Phipps, People Director (Sales) for EE, will be joining us on 5th June.  Anna is an old friend (the relationship is old not Anna!!) who is a challenger leader by nature and will be a great addition to the group."
Apr 29, 2014
Asher Rickayzen replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"I am so pleased that Jenny Pidgeon, an old friend who is Head of Sustainability at Henderson Real Estate, and Kristie Wager, a new friend who is Global Head of Human Resources also at Henderson Real Estate, will be coming to the Challenger Day.…"
Apr 15, 2014
Asher Rickayzen replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"Lydia Lamdin, Senior Manager, Professional Development for the Institute of Chartered Accountants has said yes to the invitation and as always it will be great to spend time with her."
Apr 15, 2014
Asher Rickayzen replied to Asher Rickayzen's discussion Challenger Days Experiment Four
"I only recently met Kate Guthrie, HR Director Culture Capability and Engagement at Lloyds Banking Group but I already know she has some great thinking which she will be bringing for the first time to one of our Challenger Days. Welcome Kate."
Apr 15, 2014

Asher Rickayzen's Blog

The Inadvertent Saboteur

I don’t know the origin of the expression ‘no single snowflake is responsible for the avalanche’ but I do know that I really like it as a metaphor for change. The idea that many tiny actions will eventually amount to transformation but you can never be sure which one will create critical mass, is very appealing to me because it mirrors what I see happening. It also suggests…

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Posted on May 27, 2016 at 18:00

Pussyfooters and Hammerers

When I was first introduced to the Confronting Model * by my colleague Claire Genkai Breeze many years ago I found it immediately helpful. Even without the need for any further explanation of the model, the way I had previously viewed confrontation was turned on its head when it was revealed to me that the etymology of the word ‘confronting’…

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Posted on February 9, 2016 at 19:00

The Engagement Stand-off

Am I the only one who gets worried about the way employee engagement surveys are often handled? I have no argument at all with the need for employee engagement and the emphasis that is placed on it, but it seems that sometimes the surveys themselves become part of the problem. I can also understand the argument that if something is important then individual reward should be…

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Posted on November 19, 2015 at 15:30

Please Tell Me The Answer

It was with a mixture of anticipatory disappointment and fragile optimism that I watched Any Questions recently on the BBC. The news was full of the horrors of the refugee crisis and I was hoping to hear something positive from the great and the good appearing on the show; something that would give me reason to believe the future for these poor people would be better than the…

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Posted on October 7, 2015 at 18:30

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