November 29, 2018

How Technology can Hurt and Help Your Organization: Are Your Tools the Right Fit?

“Necessity is the mother of invention” and nowhere does this hold truer than in the world of technology startups. These startups are equipping businesses with tools that accelerate growth and increase productivity by allowing teams to focus on the 20% of the work that makes the difference (Pareto’s principle).

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November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from Ignite

Each year, we find ourselves immensely grateful for our consultants and clients. 
May you all have a wonderful time this Thanksgiving, with friends and family. Happy Thanksgiving Day!
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November 12, 2018

A special thank you on Veterans Day

Today we honor all those who have served and sacrificed for our country. 
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November 8, 2018

4 Steps to Reduce the Risk of your Project

We recently shared 8 best practices for delivering large projects successfully. We'd love to hear which items are most important for you to reduce the risk to your project. Of the eight actions we suggested, we find the following four to be the most critical in managing risk:

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November 1, 2018

8 Best Practices for Delivering Successful Projects

Delivering large programs successfully requires a deeper understanding and careful management of the people and politics involved. Realizing and sustaining value depends on the collective actions of all team members who need to incorporate the change into their new way of working.

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October 30, 2018

The Client Alone Defines Value

As Change Management consultants, our top priority is to add value to the clients we serve. In order to add value for a client, we must first identify what the client values. This notion seems obvious, but over and over again consulting firms let other factors define value and drive their consultation. As Ben Hartman outlines in his book, The Lean Farm, which I highly recommend for a good foundation of knowledge to add client value, there are four distortions that we should avoid when identifying what the client values.

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October 15, 2018

Ignite Consulting to Sponsor the Heidi Hewes Walk for Cancer

Ignite Consulting is pleased to sponsor the Miami Country Day's annual Cancer Fundraiser. The event is organized by a committee of high school students who volunteer their time in helping to educate the community on cancer awareness. The proceeds benefit The Heidi Hewes Chapter of The University of Miami Women’s Cancer Association & The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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October 10, 2018

Leveraging social media to support change management initiatives

In my previous blog, we looked at the effects of social media on organizational change management. It is clear that social media is becoming an integral part of change management initiatives in organizations. Choosing the right media can significantly improve the outcomes of change management initiatives. In this blog, we will talk about how to choose the right media to derive the maximum benefit to an organization.

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October 3, 2018

5 reasons why you should be using video for internal communications

Video has become a vital tool for organizational communication and what better way to demonstrate this to you than letting you watch a clip providing examples of how video can be utilized within an organization.

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September 20, 2018

Management Consultant; expert hamster cage cleaner!

When my 16 year old was in kindergarten, the teacher asked him about my job and he replied, “my mom stays at home and cleans the hamsters’ cages.”

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