Local authority areas need to become expert at the seven-event heptathlon they now face
September 2, 2020
Dr Toby Lowe is an inspiring figure who is on a mission to improve the way public services are delivered and managed.
December 11, 2019
Our new report is out: which councils are in the Top 10 this year?
November 13, 2019
We hope that our new book starts a conversation about why smart, dedicated and experienced public sector leaders find it difficult to make measurable and sustainable improvements
October 21, 2019
Our new book makes the case for a new approach to public sector leadership and consultancy, and explores the difference between ‘complicated’ and ‘complex’ issues
October 16, 2019
I’m really looking forward to attending the LGA conference this week in Bournemouth, I’m particularly looking forward to debates on sector performance. I share my three key learnings about productivity in the public sector.
July 1, 2019
IMPOWER's Primed Performance Management approach focuses on reconnecting the workforce both to their moral purpose and to the need to deliver measurable results. I want to set out a bit more detail about how we achieve this.
March 11, 2019
IMPOWER’s focus on the delivery of measurable and sustainable change means we spend a lot of our time helping our clients to improve the performance of their own staff.
February 18, 2019
How can councils make difficult decisions stick?
December 4, 2018
Which councils are spending their money most effectively and getting the best outcomes for citizens?
November 22, 2018
This article was originally published in The MJ on 24 May 2018. Much of the analysis of the May local…
May 25, 2018
We were delighted when the LGA recently announced that six more local organisations have won grants to deliver behavioural science-based…
January 8, 2018
Traditional tools don’t work very well when applied to complex public sector systems – so we decided to build our own, using publicly available data and applying more than 17 years of consultancy experience.
December 6, 2017
Earlier this month, the economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize – for his work on ‘nudge theory’ –…
October 18, 2017
I worked at Andersen Consulting from 1997 to 2000, in their burgeoning Strategy practice. I was lucky to witness at…
November 16, 2015