Jan 19 2016

Immunity to Change (ITC) Model and the X-Ray Map

In my last post, I explained how to create an Improvement Goal that will provide the focus for over-turning your immunity to change. In this post, I explore the second step of the process and its importance in the overall coaching arc. The coaching arc is a series of exercises that aim to over-turn the …

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Jan 15 2016

Immunity to Change – creating an “Improvement Goal”

This is the second in a series of posts written by Trevor Cousins on the Immunity to Change Model   In my last post, I outlined an approach to change developed at Harvard University that is called Immunity to Change. In this post, I will introduce you to the first step of the process: creating an ‘Improvement …

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Jan 07 2016

Immunity to Change Model – working on adaptive change

The following post is written by one of our Associate Coaches Trevor Cousins and is the first part of a series about adaptive personal change using the Immunity to Change Model.   Happy New Year! As we enter 2016 and the light starts slowly to return, many millions of us will look forward and think …

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Jan 05 2016

Immunity to Change – a model to support personal insight and change

Firstly, we would like to wish you all a happy new year and great success in 2016. At LCP we work hard to keep abreast of the latest ideas in learning, development and well-being. We network with some of the leading thinkers in our field and follow up on our passions. For any development initiative …

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Nov 20 2015

7th Global Drucker Forum ‘Managing in the Digital Age – Reclaiming our Humanity

How technology can enhance lives became obvious to me this month when I had the privilege to remotely watch Charles Handy present live at the 7th Global Drucker Forum “Managing in the Digital Age – Reclaiming our Humanity” in Vienna. I’ve always been a fan and I am eager to read his newest book The Second …

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Nov 04 2015

National Stress Awareness Day and Equal Pay Day

Today, 4 November is a special day for two reasons: 1. It’s National Stress Awareness Day and here are some great links from a variety of sources to mark the day. Psychologies magazine provide 10 ways to reduce stress Blue light – do something different to improve your wellbeing from MIND An infographic on ways to …

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Nov 02 2015

Meaning 2015 is here

Being based in Brighton and Hove we can’t ignore the fact that the Meaning Conference will be taking place here at the Corn Exchange on 12 November. The first Meaning conference took place in 2012 and was created by local firm Nixon McInnes and on their website they state: “We created the Meaning conference as …

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Oct 26 2015

The psychology of mental health

Today sees the launch of a new course on the psychology of mental health from FutureLearn  a free online learning portal from the Open University.  The six week course is run by Peter Kinderman the Lead Educator and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool and is aimed at “anyone who wishes to understand more about …

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Oct 06 2015

The speed of change and what to do about it

‘Change is a constant’ is an expression we hear all of the time but the speed at which things are changing can leave organisations, and the individuals within them, feeling overwhelmed. So today’s recommendation is a video from John Kotter talking about the optimum organisation design for today’s fast-moving environment.  In it he talks about …

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Sep 25 2015

Is it time to focus more on developing women as leaders?

In this commentary (September 2015) McKinsey talk about their own issues of working towards true gender equality.  Even though they have their ‘Women Matter” initiative still only 11% of the 39% female entry-level hires make it to senior leadership positions.  The authors then go on to discuss the complex and multi-faceted nature of addressing gender …

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