Author Archive: Cécile Demailly

Cécile Demailly consults on strategy, disruptive change and early adoption within large companies. She brings corporate knowledge and change management expertise together with a research practice centered on new and future trends. Her current focus includes CSR, Enterprise 2.0 and neuropsychology applied to the corporate world. Prior to creating her consulting practice Early Strategies, she worked for 20 years in executive and management roles in IBM, AT&T and GE. Cécile is a former VP and current member of the federation European Professional Women’s Network. She is a visiting lecturer at HEC business school. She co-authored the book “Networking, the new Adriana’s Thread” in 2009 and has published several white papers, including “The Business Impact of Social Networking” in 2008. She is curently Chairperson of the Change Leaders.

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New Eyes now available in eBook
By January 7, 2015 Read More →

New Eyes now available in eBook

Our book, New Eyes: The Human Side of Change Leadership, which was published in September 2013 is now available in eBooks version. Because we are functionning as a non profit and looking forward to share knowledge with many change practitionners, the price of this electronic version came down to nearly a third of the paperback […]

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The posture of the open-minded Executive
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

The posture of the open-minded Executive

On Friday afternoon at the Paris conference, we sat captivated while David Jestaz, Director of the Corporate University of Management,  told his story of change in a business unit of EDF (EDRF).  David had created an award-winning training programme to support a major culture change – the business needed to compete in a market where […]

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They contributed to build the Change Leaders
By February 4, 2013 Read More →

They contributed to build the Change Leaders

Because we should’t forget about the community’s history, I asked Martin Thomas, who was part of the Change Leaders founding members, and its first co-chair together with Patricia Cichocki, who did contribute to build our organization. Here is his story: Dear Cecile, More than half the Consulting and Coaching for Change (CCC) cohort 1 members […]

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Is Enterprise 2.0 the neuro-organization?
By February 1, 2013 Read More →

Is Enterprise 2.0 the neuro-organization?

This article belongs to Cécile Demailly’s blog here; a version in French is available here: Entreprise 2.0 et cerveau, quels parallèles ? . Using metaphors enriches understanding and provides insights that are not only theoretical, but also incredibly practical. Gareth Morgan, in his book “Images of Organization”, mentions the Brain as one of them, among […]

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Video: Cécile Demailly – Prosperity without growth
By April 9, 2012 Read More →

Video: Cécile Demailly – Prosperity without growth

“Every society clings to a myth by which it lives. Ours is the myth of economic growth. For the last five decades the pursuit of growth has been the single most important policy goal across the world. The global economy is almost five times the size it was half a century ago. If it continues […]

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