Inspiring Change Through The Power Of Music

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The Close of The Year – A Time to Hit Pause

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Music is everywhere at this time of year. From choral music to radio jingles and Victorian carols to 80’s favourites. But whether it’s Carols at King’s College, Cambridge, or A Fairytale of New York by The Pogues, music has the power to move us, bring back memories and create a joyful atmosphere. Whatever you’re listening… Read the full article…

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Leadership Skills – Practice

Learning to be a Better Leader ‘Practice makes perfect’ – except most of us aren’t aiming for perfection. We’d just like to be better, or perhaps faster, or maybe just find what we do a little easier. The 10,000 hours theory was created by Malcolm Gladwell after his research into what made some individuals experts… Read the full article…

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The Challenges of a VUCA World – Ambiguity

VUCA is a practical code for awareness and readiness defining a set of conditions in which decisions are made. Ambiguity describes the haziness of reality, the potential for miscommunication, and the mixed meanings of conditions. Ambiguity is the Enemy of Ambition If ambition is the “strong desire to achieve something”, ambiguity is the nagging doubt that prevents… Read the full article…

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The Challenges of VUCA – Complexity

This post is part of a series on VUCA – The Challenges of a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous World. VUCA is a practical code for awareness and readiness defining a set of conditions in which decisions are made. Complexity describes the multiple forces, confounding of issues and the chaos that can surround any organisation. How Chaotic is… Read the full article…

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The Challenges of a VUCA World – Uncertainty

VUCA is a practical code for a set of conditions in which decisions are made. Uncertainty describes the lack of predictability, the prospects for surprise, and the absence of awareness and understanding of issues and events. ‘Uncertainty’ is a word many of us are getting used to seeing daily in our headlines in the UK:… Read the full article…

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The Challenges of a VUCA World – Volitility

This post is part of a series on VUCA – The Challenges of a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous World. VUCA is a practical code for awareness and readiness defining a set of conditions in which decisions are made. Volatility describes the nature, speed, volume, magnitude, and dynamics of change. In the past month, the UK has seen… Read the full article…

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We Are Seven!

It’s 7 years ago this month that Moving Performance burst into life! In that time we’ve worked with leading companies across Europe, the US and China – from pharmaceutical, insurance, banking and technology companies to not-for-profit organisations – witnessing how music can be a powerful metaphor for business. The Transformative Power of Music We’ve led… Read the full article…

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The Challenge of a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous World

VUCA describes the conditions in which our everyday business decisions are often made. Originating within the military to make sense of the world after the end of the Cold War, it’s now used by a wide range of organisations – from government and education to business and NGO’s. VUCA sets out four distinct types of challenges… Read the full article…

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Managing Change – The Closure of Fairfield Halls

We facilitate change. Our mission – our passion – is to “inspire change through the power of music” and almost every week we see that principle at work. Using our commercial experience and musical expertise, we help individuals, teams, and organisations grow and develop. Organisational change is believed to be one of the greatest challenges facing managers… Read the full article…

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How To Lead When You’re Not In Charge

A musical performance is the production of a vast team – those in the spotlight and those backstage. Ultimately however it’s led by one person, the conductor or lead singer who – like your boss, line-manager or director – sets the process in motion and keeps everyone on track. Where then is your opportunity to lead? The Role… Read the full article…

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