AJC Playbook: How to Define a Company’s Core Values?

What does your organization truly care about? Your organization’s Core Values, those things that you really and truly care about, should be so foundational that you are willing to hire, coach, develop, and ultimately fire people based on how well they live them out. These values should speak to your “Why” – to borrow from …

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AJC Playbook: Sharing our Methodology

While AJC typically helps with Execution or Implementation work as (Agile) Project Managers and Change Managers, there is much strategic and prioritization effort involved before we can truly get to this phase of work. AJC’s Playbook tells how AJC recommends sifting through those aspects of strategic preparation as well as practical implementation or execution so …

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Andrea Jones Consulting® is now Trademarked for Business Consulting

Andrea Jones Consulting® is now Trademarked in the areas of Business Consulting for the services we provide, including: Business Strategy Development Services Business Process Improvement Organizational Change Management Business Project Management Business Consulting in the field of Agile Processes and Scrum Business Management Consulting Thanks to Kolitch Romano for helping AJC achieve this important milestone.

How do you Communicate in a Project?

One of our Change Management consultants rightly describes Communications as the most powerful tool in the Change Manager’s tool belt. Without effective two-way Communications (meaning that questions and feedback make it back up the chain from a push-out messaging strategy), stakeholders will have little to no confidence that a change initiative is set up for success.

Rip Off the Red Tape Band-Aid

Many companies forget that they wrote their own rules and protocols. Even those governed by external compliance or certification bodies typically are held accountable to the rules they impose on themselves. So why do so many companies, then, find it so hard to change their outdated processes? Is it time to rip off that “Red-Tape” band-aid?

Communication and Responsiveness from an OD Lens

Where effective communication is prevalent, business results are superior, often by far, over organizations where communications are observed as being ineffective or insufficient. AJC is committed to ensuring that your messaging operates on the multiple levels necessary to brilliant execution on your commitment to your staff and your mission.

Meet Sally Thomsen!

Sally Thomsen is a versatile consultant providing services in Project Management, Process Improvement, and Change Management. Here she offers advice on process, including how Change can be thought of as a process.

5 Tips and Tricks for Creating an Internal Project or Program Identity

Your employees are busy with work and struggling to manage each day with so many emails and meetings. It is often difficult to get their attention. One of our consultants was asked to lead a Communications team for a global technology program with a large pharmaceutical company. They needed to find ways to cut through the clutter and get their message out to target audiences.