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Category Archives: Culture Change
Talent & Team

October 26, 2017

By Michael Tatham, President, The Tatham Group. During a conversation with Mike Clement, Managing director of Strait Insights, we discussed the topic of talent and team. There is a new generation of highly capable young leaders moving into prominent senior positions. Are you fast-tracking leadership capability for the present culture or this future one? Mike […]

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Who’s Set to Win in the Amazon and Whole Foods Deal?

August 28, 2017

By John Munce, Chief Customer Success Officer The Tatham Group CEO’s have turned to mergers again. 2015 witnessed a ‘merger bonanza’ in global business, reaching $4.7 trillion dollars in announced mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Digitization, scale and growth capture the minds of CEO’s and their boards. An acquisition can seem like a silver bullet to […]

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Takeaways from The Change Management & Organization Design Conference – Toronto

May 4, 2017

This was a good week. We landed our recent op-ed on automation and the next frontier for middle-management in the May issue of The Canadian Business Journal, and had the opportunity to share our customer experiences at The Change Management and Organization Design Conference in Toronto. We were joined by executive and senior leadership interested […]

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Are You A Committed Leader?

January 31, 2016

By Laurie Clarke, Chief Operating Officer There’s a difference between interest and commitment.  When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it is convenient.  When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.  – Kenneth Blanchard   When a company hires The Tatham Group I am sure of at least one […]

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8 Tips For Changing Leadership Habits

August 29, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Productivity and innovation. Two things everyone is looking to achieve. This Harvard Business Review article, Your Innovation Problem Is Really A Leadership Problem, presents an interesting perspective: ‘It isn’t either/or. It’s both/and.’ Or as we would say, one and the same. For both to be effective and lasting, […]

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Embracing The Millennial Opportunity

August 15, 2013

Written in 2009, this post is more relevant today than ever.  Engaging Millennials is fast becoming a talked about concern among executives and middle managers alike.  Check it out to get some more insight into this ‘AND’ generation. By Michael Tatham Jr, President, The Tatham Group Are Millennials lazy or just searching for an environment […]

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How Process Drives Culture – The Big Three

October 17, 2012

By Keith DeFreitas An earlier blog post, Selling, Not Yelling, described my experience with a team of car salespeople. I told the story of shifting from “motivating” them to building a consistent sales process. As the team focused on process, they dramatically improved the hard must-have goals. The General Manager went from pounding to praising them […]

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Forget Everything You Know

September 21, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group “Forget everything you know.  What you did yesterday isn’t going to work today. You need to do this new thing from now on. Do you understand me? It doesn’t matter that you think the old way worked. This is your new job. If you have problems with it […]

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Shifting from Middle to World Class in 10 Weeks

August 13, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group For weeks they thought it would never come together. ‘Just trust us’, we say as the look of skepticism crosses their face when asked to reach further into the unknown. As a team that launched only ten short weeks ago worry has set in on the final stretch. […]

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At the Heart of Health Care – Part II

July 30, 2012

By Cathy O’Neill, Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Quinte Health Care Last week in Part I, I outlined the importance of creating a Pull system for patients to recieve the right care at the right time in the right location as well as the importance of embracing failure as a key component of learning. […]

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