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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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Know Your Ws

April 18, 2017

An expected stroke of genius years ago helped create an exercise to assess leadership alignment. Give this exercise a try.  

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The Inevitable Obscurity in Change

February 23, 2017

By Laurie Clarke, Chief Operating Officer The Tatham Group Learning how to change makes the “what needs to change” ambiguous. You will not know until you step into that uncertainty and make a genuine attempt to discover the root cause of why things are not working. Our friend Drew Harvey, a Strategic Planning Manager at Wells Fargo, […]

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The Cultural Transformations That Occur As You Experiment

February 13, 2017

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The One Question That Could Save You Millions

February 3, 2017

By Laurie Clarke, Chief Operating Officer The Case of Jefferson Memorial Everyone knew the cause of deteriorating marble on the Jefferson Memorial: too much detergent. What was up for debate was what to do about it. In our experience, regardless of the size or nature of the organization, there is a common trend we see when a […]

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Inspire Change: 8 Habits To Build

January 19, 2017

By Laurie Clarke, Chief Operating Officer The Tatham Group We leaders always want change to happen faster. But how? It starts with us. Here are eight habits that lead to faster change and achieving exponential business outcomes. Using one is good. More is better. Drop your assumptions. Most people do not know why they are […]

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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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The Soda Can Tab Technique

November 15, 2014

By Laurie Clarke, Chief Operating Officer I travel a lot and have bumped up against most traveling woes.  But really, who can complain about two to fifteen hours of quiet, uninterrupted ‘me’ time?  And as someone who has a deep understanding and appreciation for systems and the challenges that some work environments can present, I […]

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Create The Future

March 5, 2014

A little inspiration and encouragement for a team about to present this week.  Be brave.  Be bold.  Lead the change. We’d say good luck but you don’t need it when you’ve got root cause, data and happy customers to back you up!

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How Do You Measure Success?

September 4, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Can there be negative consequences when a process measure migrates into being an output measure? A Tatham trainee asked this question recently, and we thought it was a good one. When we get excited about the usefulness of a measure, do we have a tendency to overuse it? […]

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