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Step 4: Communicating the vision

In my previous post, I referred to Pastor Sam Adeyemi saying that “what I see and hear consistently, over and over, will change my heart”.  It is no coincidence that John Kotter’s shares a similar view: “without credible communication, and a lot of it, the hearts and minds of the troops are never captured”.

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Mining Review Africa

Environmental responsibility can boost profit margins!

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Mining Review Africa

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Step 3: Creating a vision

I attended a Global Leadership Summit (GLS) event recently. My two key notes from one of the speakers, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, were:

  1. “What I believe, I will become”, and
  2. “What I see and hear consistently, over and over, will change my heart”.
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Step 2: Form a Powerful Guiding Coalition

In my previous post I mentioned John Kotters view on managers and leaders. Managers maintain the status quo, whereas change demands leaders.

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Step 1: Establishing a Sense of Urgency

The first step to transformation starts when leaders in an organization realize the urgent need for change. Please note the use of the word leaders and not managers in the previous sentence. John Kotter describes that managers’ mandate is to maintain the status quo, whereas change demands leaders.

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Leading Transformation

Ever heard the saying, “without change, you can only ever be as good as you’ve ever been”? Such a simple truth, yet studies show an approximate 60-70% failure rate in organizational change projects, as quoted in “Change management needs to change” by Ron Ashkenas in an article for Harvard Business Review (HBR).

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The Energy Leadership Program at Anglo American Platinum Smelters

Ensight and Anglo American Platinum’s Smelters partnered in an Energy Leadership Program during June 2015.  This ELP focused on the smelters located in Rustenburg, Northam and Polokwane, as well as the Converter plant which is also located in Rustenburg.  Our teams mobilised in June 2015 for the Rustenburg operations, whilst Mortimer and Polokwane smelters followed suit in January 2016.

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ELP Awards at Richards Bay Minerals

MINES TEAM AWARD:

The Energy Leadership Program’s Team & Individual Acknowledgement Awards for the period January –June 2016 were held last week at the mines on Tuesday at the Core Shed. The purpose of this award is to recognize employees for their contributions towards reducing energy costs within their respective areas.

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ELP Savings to date at Anglo American Platinum and Richards Bay Minerals: July 2016

We are proud of our Energy Leadership Program (ELP) teams at Anglo American Platinum and Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa. They are showing substantial energy and carbon emissions savings to date.

AAP Savings poster-July 2016

Anglo American Platinum ELP Savings from inception to end of July 2016.

 

RBM Savings poster-July 2016

Richards Bay Minerals ELP Savings from inception to end of July 2016.

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