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Dr Norman Chorn’s strategic insights

Three Questions for HR Leaders

Three Questions to Ask Your HR Leader

Who’d want to be an HR Leader today? The challenges are tough for HR leaders in these uncertain times. The key questions relate to how we understand the future and plan our capabilities. By understanding how the future will unfold, we can build an agile organisation and supportive culture. These are tough times for executives […]

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Future Scenarios

There’s No Future In Predicting The Future

Conventional planning no longer works Conventional planning no longer works. Setting strategy for the future involves accepting and practicing 7 key principles. The future can’t be predicted – but it can be influenced by your actions. The new normal The term “new normal” has been coined to describe this period of incessant change and uncertainty. […]

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Dr Norman Chorn

The Leadership Metronome

While listening to some music recently, I was reminded of my time as a young boy learning to play the piano. I was a poor music student – my enduring memory is of the metronome beating out its relentless rhythm while I was playing under the watchful eye of my music teacher. The metronome became […]

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Living Organisation

The 5 Vital Signs Of A Living Organisation

Is Your Organisation Dying? Living Organisations display five vital signs that indicate their health. The absence of these vital signs can produce dangerous symptoms that, if left unchecked, can lead the organisation down a path of demise. The Living Organisation? The relentless change and uncertainty in our environment means that organisations have to constantly change […]

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Dr Norman Chorn

Strategy as Love

Thinking about Strategy Most of us have, at one point or another, sat through a strategic planning session that addressed our organisation’s position in the marketplace, our mission and objectives, our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Most of this is based on the assumption that we are under some form of attack from competitors and […]

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Seven Traits of Resilient Organisations

Seven Traits of Resilient Organisations

Resilient Organisations Change before you have to – Resilient organisations have a lot of things in common that enables them to change before it is forced upon them. Most definitions of resilience focus on the ability to get back up after being knocked down. This is an admirable quality, but at the corporate level that’s […]

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