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Fri, Feb 8, 2013What Kind of Person Manages Change?
Change is tough for organizations, and helping people navigate through change takes a special kind of person. There are of course leaders that need to champion and sponsor change. But there are also people that need to actually manage the … Continue reading
Wed, Nov 7, 2012Leaders Lead Culture
Leaders’ Actions Define Organizational Culture Leaders shape culture. Organizations mirror the people that lead them. We have a client who started building his business 15 years ago. He never met a customer he didn’t want to serve. If someone had … Continue reading
Mon, Sep 24, 2012Assumptions Can Lead to Failure
You share information and assume others will share it. You describe a new process that needs adopted and assume employees will adopt it. You think an idea is best for the business and assume others will think so too. When … Continue reading
Wed, Jul 25, 2012Changing for the Workforce of the Future
Can you imagine fully half of the people who work for your company being either contractors, temporary workers, or freelancers? That may very well be the future we face. A 2012 Economic Intelligence Unit Study shows that by the year … Continue reading
Wed, May 9, 2012Organizational Muscles to Manage Change
We have been working with several large organizations lately that are trying to build their internal ability to manage ongoing change. Change is the new normal for many organizations. Managing how people adapt and adopt change is something that many … Continue reading
Tue, Mar 20, 2012The Magic Forumula: Business Intelligence PLUS Change Management
Leaders make decisions every day. If you connect the dots, almost every single decision is made in hopes of eventually making more money, improving the quality of life for their customers, improving the quality of life for their employees, or … Continue reading
Fri, Mar 2, 2012Change an Organization’s Culture? Yes You Can!
We often think that culture is a messy, squishy thing that we can’t really get our arms around. And culture often makes leaders uncomfortable because they don’t feel that they can “put their finger on it”. But there are lots of … Continue reading