Archive for the ‘Engagement’ Category

Dealing with Change Terrorism

Posted on: August 13th, 2017 by Staffan Engstrom

I was chatting to an Operations Executive today who was bemoaning the difficulties in his organisation of coping with people who don’t want […]

TRUMP(et) Lessons – What business can learn from Donald Trump

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by Staffan Engstrom

I couldn’t believe it when the news about Donald Trump’s win came through. How could such an apparent loud-mouth become […]

What business really thinks about Brexit

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Staffan Engstrom

A week ago I sent a ‘One-Click’ question to well over 1000 business people that I have got to know over […]

Good Boss Wenceslas? (or just more ‘bah humbug’?)

Posted on: November 26th, 2015 by Staffan Engstrom

If you have the chance to attend a carol service this Christmas, and to sing the carol Good King Wenceslas, […]

Major Change Management

Posted on: January 19th, 2015 by Staffan Engstrom

At the end of last year I was asked by a global IT outsourcing company to present my experiences in big […]

Leadership Stereotypes

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by Staffan Engstrom

A favourite pastime of most workers is to complain about the inadequacies of their boss. This is because the art […]

SMART IDEAs – Turning Ideas Into Reality

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by Staffan Engstrom

Turning great ideas into clear, deliverable, plans is a major frustration for many leadership teams. Having the ideas is one […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of project collaboration

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Staffan Engstrom

Staffan Engstrom takes a sideways look at the best ways to kill project collaboration. There has been a lot of […]

Why lying to investors is getting harder…

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by Staffan Engstrom

There has been lots of commentary on how social media is changing everything in communications. I was with a FTSE Finance […]

Change Magnetism – Do less to get more done

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Staffan Engstrom

When I was at school my Physics teacher drew a big rectangular magnet on the board, with lots of circles […]

When selling doesn’t sell a thing

Posted on: November 15th, 2013 by Staffan Engstrom

One of the things that you learn as you become an SE (my business is too small to be an […]

When corporate life loses its buzz…

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by Staffan Engstrom

I LOVED working in a big company for many many years, especially for the last decade or so. I was […]