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agile resilience is key to performance in a complex & UNPREDICTABLE business environment

The business environment is changing in rapid and unpredictable ways, and many organisations are struggling to keep pace. If you want to achieve sustainable performance in turbulent times you must become agile and resilient.

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We are people & change consultants

The business environment is changing in unpredictable ways and this creates new and complex challenges.

If you want to achieve sustainable performance,  which means being resilient in turbulent times, you must be also agile: Able to create or respond quickly to change.

We help business leaders and their teams navigate this messy, uncertain world, create change and thrive.

What we do

People at work

People Insights

Cutting through complexity to precisely defining the problem to solve and generate action.

People Strategy

Aligning to the future needs of the business, igniting engagement and unlocking the potential.

Developing agile & resilient people
People Development

Coaching & Development

Enabling people to adapt, lead and perform in challenging & uncertain times.

Change management
Change Management

Change Management

Engaging hearts and minds, and building confidence to make a success of change.

Our client work

People Strategy Development

“a people strategy that’s fit for the future, fits the needs of the business and delivers for our people; I’m excited to see the results”

Embracing the business agility challenge

Agility may be the single most important attribute for businesses that want to thrive in a changing and unpredictable world. In this article we examine the case for agility, why so many businesses struggle to become agile, and the implications for business leaders.

(10 minute read)

Agile business leadership

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Leading through unfamiliar territory

Leading through unfamiliar territory

The challenge of complexity in a post-COVID world In a post-COVID world the most critical role of leadership may be to navigate unfamiliar territory that is characterise by complexity. Of course, complexity is nothing new. Indeed, since long before the pandemic,...

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It’s time to lead change differently

It’s time to lead change differently

Change is difficult, right? While the evidence suggests that failure rates are well below the often-cited 70% figure, there are still many reasons why leading change can be a painful experience. It doesn't necessarily have to be, and given the...

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Leading through unfamiliar territory

Leading through unfamiliar territory

The challenge of complexity in a post-COVID world In a post-COVID world the most critical role of leadership may be to navigate unfamiliar territory that is characterise by complexity. Of course, complexity is nothing new. Indeed, since long before the pandemic,...

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Free COVID Return to Work Survey Questions

Free COVID Return to Work Survey Questions

The return to work after COVID is potentially stressful for employees These COVID return to work survey questions are designed to identify a comprehensive range of challenges that people might experience on returning to work, as efficiently as possible (i.e. without...

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Embracing the Business Agility Challenge

Embracing the Business Agility Challenge

Agility may be the single most important attribute for businesses that want to thrive in a changing and unpredictable world. We examine the case for agility, why so many businesses struggle to become agile, and the implications for business...

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What is mindset?

What is mindset?

What is Mindset? And how does it relate to motivation? An awful lot is said about mindset these days.  You must change your mindset on this, adopt that.. ..for this or that reason. Everyone seems to have their own view of what a mindset is, and what kind you should...

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Leading through unfamiliar territory

Leading through unfamiliar territory

The challenge of complexity in a post-COVID world In a post-COVID world the most critical role of leadership may be to navigate unfamiliar territory that is characterise by complexity. Of course, complexity is nothing new. Indeed, since long before the pandemic,...

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Believe – Perform – Achieve

Believe – Perform – Achieve

Developing High Performance Managers at the Irish Institute of Sport 8Connect Consulting are excited to be supporting 'the team behind the team' at the Irish Institute of Sport. We are helping them to be more effective at "managing from the middle" which means making...

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Happy High Performance

Happy High Performance

8 Connect's Rob Robson @ Happy High Performance 2019 Our founder and director Rob Robson recently facilitated a workshop at the inaugural Happy High Performance learning event, entitled "It's a Paradoxical Life". He used the Apter framework to help people connect with...

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Emotivation: A unifying concept for HR & OD?

Emotivation: A unifying concept for HR & OD?

What is Emotivation? Emotivation is simply an idea that connect emotions and motivations, rather than treating them as separate and unrelated. Our concept of emotivation is based on Reversal Theory (e.g. Apter, 2001) which suggests that our emotional experiences are...

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About 8Connect

We are a People, Organisational Development and Change consultancy.

We help organisations develop the agility and resilience to perform in a complex, changing and unpredictable business environment.

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+44 (0) 333 567 0811

hello@8connectpeople.com

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