SDL Property Management

As well as all the fun programmes and workshops we deliver at Laughology, we’re also passionate about understanding what you need. Sometimes organisations have clear pathways, but sometimes it takes a bit of guidance and help. We are experts in working with organisations to analyse and assess their strengths and needs. We then use this information to build bespoke and unique programmes.

This month, Stephanie Davies took a trip to Derby to visit the SDL exec and senior team to chat about culture. On these consulting days we discuss the actions and initiatives happening with organisations that promote their culture. We look at behaviours, mindset, capabilities and formal and informal systems and processes to see what is working well and what’s not.

This gives us a good idea of the best next steps to take. Collaborating like this from the very start of a potential piece of work is more helpful and saves time and cost in the long term. Innovative companies like SDL understand this and so invite us in at the very beginning of their ideas process. We also bring Curly Wurlys and laughter and creative ways to review information.

If you’re thinking of starting a programme, these simple questions can be helpful:

  1. What mindset would be helpful to make this programme a success and what’s getting in the way of that right now?

  2. Once the programme is delivered and successful, what behaviours would I see when walking round or when interacting with people? What do I see now?

  3. Who are the key drivers to make this change happen and what skills do they need? Do they already have these skills?

  4. What formal and informal processes do we have now that are going to be the golden thread that tie all these things together and what do we need to review?

Reviewing these questions and being honest from the very beginning will help make any programme a success. It will also help you see the gaps that need to be work on so you don’t become stuck half way through a programme, once you’ve committed spend.

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