Making Change Stick Requires Letting Go

Making change work successfully is an essential element for any organisation – there are just too many disruptive agents at work to make this anything but a compulsory statement.

The 3 Graces’ Managing Director, Tony Evans, was quoted extensively in a recent article on aligning for achieving change goals from the Association of Interim Execs and is reproduced below with permission. This follows on from the recent 3G article produced here on buying into change.

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World’s Biggest 3-D Printed Space Rocket Engine – and it’s British

It was announced today that Orbex is to launch nano satellites from the UK Space Centre in Sutherland, North Scotland, using a British 2-stage space rocket with the world’s largest 3-D printed engine.

Orbex’s 17-metre tall Prime rocket, is intended to deliver small satellites into Earth’s orbit. The two-stage rocket is made from a special carbon fibre and aluminium composite material, as reported in Computing’s daily update. A video description of the polar orbiting nano-satellites is here

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Impact of Interim Management Engaging with your Business

The Case for Re-Shoring to Save the Planet

There are approximately 31 million vehicles on the roads in the UK. They produce a certain amount of pollution each year which receives a significant amount of press coverage arguing the case to reduce the emissions due to climate warming and health effects.

1 (one) cargo ship produces the equivalent pollution of 50 million cars each year. Where should our priorities lie?

Is this not a singularly persuasive argument for re-shoring as much as possible to avoid the lunacy of those long criss-crossing supply chains?

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Quantum Computing as an Analogy for Engaging Interim Executives

So what on earth has quantum computing got to do with the use of interim executives?

Picture taken from The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine: pre-publication

Like the comparison of a quantum computer with a ‘traditional’ one, or comparing a candle with a light bulb, they are different technologies that can be applied to achieve solutions to problems. Not only to create the initial anticipated change or improvement but to enable many more developments than originally anticipated.

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