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From Stars to Star Makers

Are your front-line leaders enabled to excel in their expanding role?

Supervisors and foremen – your front-line leaders – work day-to-day with their teams developing a detailed understanding of the workplace, its daily challenges, and its opportunities. They ensure teams meet targets and enable those teams to resolve challenges. They make decisions that affect the success of your business.

Proudfoot Announces All-New Americas Leadership Team

Some things take time and that’s the case for the consulting industry icon, Proudfoot, as they announce the next step in the transformation of a 72-year-old consulting brand with the introduction of their all new leadership team line up in the US.

Innovation Mining Lunch and Learn on People and Transformation

In this excerpt, Proudfoot CEO, Pam Hackett discusses People and Transformation at Innovation Mining Lunch & Learn.

Proudfoot CEO Weighs in on McKinsey's Transformation Failure Rates

McKinsey’s 2018 transformation survey casts a dark shadow on the odds of your transformation success: They quote a 74% failure rate. They ask if yours is ‘doomed to fail?’.  We’re embarrassed for our industry when we read these results. With statistics like that, I almost want to ask, ‘why bother at all?’ But I know transformation doesn’t have to fail.

Tangible Returns: Can Your Consultant Do the Same?

For over 70 years Proudfoot has delivered and tracked significant, real benefits for our clients. We thought all consultants did the same. We were wrong, and now we know why.

What's Your Company's Killer App?

What’s your killer app? HINT: It’s hiding in plain sight. It’s released through a different kind of innovation. And it’s not technology.

Empowering People to Resolve Problems

Proudfoot Managing Director, DACH & Central Europe, Peter Damm, discusses why getting the right people focused on the right objectives truly empowers the people within your organization.

Leading from the Front

Contrary to popular myth, front-line managers want to effect change and want to commit to making it happen. Unfortunately, they feel helpless. Senior leaders risk losing their greatest advocates – the lynchpin players in transformation.

People at the Heart of Operational Excellence

In recent weeks, I have been involved with two customers regarding Operational Excellence at two different stages of their deployment. I was thrilled to see the ambition and vision these organizations demonstrated in order to pursue a plan to achieve.

Building New Habits

Proudfoot Managing Director, UK, Duncan Manuel on the need for building new habits in order to avoid hanging on to unhealthy ones.

Proudfoot Named Service Provider of the Year by Santa Monica Seafood

Santa Monica Seafood held its 11th Annual Supplier Summit on February 20th at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California. Representatives from 150 of their top suppliers were in attendance. 

Putting People At The Heart Of Change

Jon Wylie, President, Global Natural Resources on why creating understanding is at the heart of a successful and sustainable change program.

C-Ingful: Real Transformation

As a leader, you strive constantly to make your company more successful. You reply to emails at 4:30 AM before an early flight and check them again at midnight. Your taxi time is consumed with calls and problem solving, and those problems remain in mind while carving the Thanksgiving turkey.

Transformation: Driven by People

All important decisions and actions we take are driven by emotions. There are countless examples that show that successful leadership is achieved by those who win the hearts of their people.

Proudfoot CEO weighs in on Financial Times Consulting Report

When the Financial Times reported its annual list of consulting firms, it triggered an interesting challenge from Source Global Research, one of the industry’s most respected commentators. In their blog, Source questioned why the Financial Times report had not included more client feedback and opinion on the performance of consulting firms. They went a step further, stating that according to their own research only 38% of clients agreed that consulting firms had added more in value than they charged in fees. An alarming statistic.

Five Critical Success Factors for an Effective Resource Sharing Architecture 

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the world economy grew 3.6% last year and is projected to grow 3.7% this year. This has caught a lot of companies off guard and they are struggling to meet demand. Many of our clients are asking us how they can increase throughput, OEE or improve labor productivity.

Best International Project 2018 – Proudfoot selected as finalist by MCA

Proudfoot takes a finalist position for Best International Project in the 2018 Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards. The International Project Award is open to all Consulting firms worldwide, and the winner is announced at the 2018 MCA Awards ceremony, April 26th in London.

Leadership’s role in inspiring change

Proudfoot CEO, Pamela Hackett discusses the ability of people to adjust to change and the role leadership can play in inspiring it.

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