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About philiptamplc

Accomplished Change Management Leader, delivering Leadership and Change Advisory to Clients ranging from mid sized SME, to public sector. Published author and coach. I have built, grown, sold or floated 6 companies over 32 years providing that experience to our Clients that other providers just read about.

Why Employee Surveys Leave You Dead in the Water

Why Employee Surveys Leave You Dead in the Water Just think for a moment, how many surveys has your organisation carried out in the last two years? How many times have you sampled satisfaction, response times, completions or indeed any … Continue reading

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How Do Others See You?

I am constantly reminded of this question in many different ways in both business and social settings. From early fashion experimentation as young adults, right through to how we currently express ourselves in later life, we all seem to carry … Continue reading

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What Is Your Legacy?

I’ve had the pleasure recently to meet with a number of CEOs to talk about their leadership styles and the things they do to manage and drive change and performance in their companies. They are at the helm of some … Continue reading

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Do You Dare To Disagree?

I see your point, but if I agree we will both be wrong… Have you ever been to a business meeting, to be faced with some difficult decision or subject matter, and found that people agreed with one another because … Continue reading

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When “Six” Is Not Enough

For the last decade we have been taken through the learning curve of various initiatives whose names begin with “six” – from Hats to Sigma, and its assorted Lean variants. Following Deming’s original work in the 1960s and 70s, organisations … Continue reading

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Pump Up Da Volume, or Change The Stuck Record?

If, as the politicians and newspapers would have us believe, we have emerged from the recession and that growth is finally back to give us good times again why is it that so many CEO’s I speak to, across all … Continue reading

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A Killer in our midst

The Invisible Killer I need to alert you that in your organisation, right now, lurks an invisible killer. The killer lurks in your buildings; it feeds on people’s fear; and spreads like a virus, passed from one person to another, … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery Plan – or the only “Change Plan”?

It came out of a discussion I had earlier today with a friend who was describing his PhD content on disaster planning stemming from his time as an Assistant Chief Fire Officer. We talked about the Firefighters strikes and the … Continue reading

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Need a new way to manage your Organisation?

Need a new way to manage your Organisation? Benjamin Franklin (1706-90 in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 1789, famously said; “‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” In today’s world people have added … Continue reading

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Where Did “Management Jargon” Come From?

Where Did “Management Jargon” Come From? Management jargon began to explode about the same time as the beginning of the Business School”. It is based largely on seven key words: 1. Solve 2. Projects 3. Problems 4. Management 5. Results … Continue reading

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