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Change Action Prioritisation

All change is an act of creation. Deliberate creation begins by building space, prying open a crack in the day. In this niche, we let go of that which no longer serves us, so that we might embrace and cultivate the new.  At TTI, we

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Wake Up Afraid!

BY BRETT BREEDON    “I constantly remind our employees to be afraid, to wake up every morning terrified. Not of our competition, but of our customers.”   That advice from Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos to shareholders in 1998 is as true now as it was

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Where will pioneering spirit take Rail?

BY BRETT CREEDON   “So, what’s Rail’s single greatest achievement?” A conversation starter cast over a beer at the Grand Central pub, after a tough day on an SAP implementation, gets a bite. A railway veteran who’d started as a “nipper” some 45 years earlier,

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Transformation begins with simplicity

  Brett Creedon explains the essence of how we approach change. The language of our universe is mathematics. Formulas describe the ordinary and the extraordinary – the arc of a ball in flight, the formation of a soap bubble or the unseen forces shaping our reality.

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Leave “the vibe” to the movies

In Part 1 of a series, Brett Creedon argues the imperative to rapidly transform is outstripping change management’s ability to deliver.   “It’s the vibe… No, that’s it, it’s the vibe… I rest my case”. With that one-liner, fictional suburban lawyer Dennis Denuto sums up

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Will too much change break my business?

DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION HERE The world is changing at an unprecedented velocity. This requires organisations to be able to thrive in a state of constant, rapid change.  This perpetual change can be daunting for leaders and employees alike. It prompts questions like “Is my team

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Adaptive Capacity gives you the edge

BY CORRIE SCHEEPERS   More than ever the organisation becomes a learning organisation. True learning results in transformation, not the addition of more information. It does not mean acquiring new skills or new technical solutions, but rather creating new understandings, paradigms, adaptive strategies and behaviours.

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6 Core components of the Transformation process

EXPERT OPINION BY DHUGAL FORD It feels like there has been an exponential increase in the number of transformation programs in recent years.  This is being met with a rigorous debate over which approach to project planning and implementation is best, to account for the

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