Jul 21 2021
Richard Watts, CEO at people make it work, one of the most established and effective organisations supporting the cultural sector to change and develop, explores why a dynamic culture is at the heart of a dynamic organisation.
For me, dynamism is about who […]
Mar 10 2021
Aug 20 2019
Give someone a bloody good listening to…
We know that being listened to has a transformational impact. We advocate giving people a bloody good listening to – rather than a bloody good talking to – next time you notice that performance […]
Jul 10 2019
It’s not the trees waving that causes the wind to blow… and it’s really important to know the difference… what has a causal effect on which…
I often notice that people focus on behaviour when they might spend more time thinking […]
Jun 24 2019
Change is done BY people, not TO people
When we start thinking about creating change with our clients, the conversation is invariably about how people need to change the way they work, think and behave… and most times the conversation assumes […]
May 24 2019
What do I do for a living?
People ask me what I do for a living. They ask me how come I’m always so energetic when I talk about my work. They ask if I’m ever bored.
So that got me wondering, […]
May 22 2017
We don’t resist change, we resist BEING changed.
I’m pretty sure that being contrary is a very strong human driver… perhaps third in line after survival and procreation is the urge to disagree. We are built to be skeptical, to question […]