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Michael Feiner shares an evergreen post on leading change. Leading change is one of the manifest roles of a leader. If change is not a part of the leader’s mindset, EVERY organization can get stuck doing the same things in the same way they’ve always been done. To prevent “organizational hardening of the arteries,” effective […]

John Sturdivant shares an article on juggling competing priorities in a digital transformation. Building new tools in a digital transformation is fraught with hard choices for the CIO. Prioritization of projects is one of the hardest decisions because it involves many stakeholders, has no clear answer, and has huge implications for the business. Large project […]

In this article, Caroline Taich explains how to identify unique strengths to drive change. In this blog, we have been exploring the McKinsey model for change. Last week I wrote about conviction as a driver of change.  This week I’m thinking about the skills you need for change.  Here is a big one – the […]

Jared Simmons shares key tips for the frustrated change agent to help overcome the most common obstacles faced.  When you’re new to a role, you’re often hired to change something. You may need to launch a new project, implement a new system, or improve the performance of an existing process. At some point, you will […]

Tineke Keesmaat blows the cover of a common change management myth.  Imagine this scenario. Ambitious leader. Countless dollars and hours invested into creating an exciting new strategy. Lots of team members to rally. An awesome launch. And then, wait for it, nothing. Ok, maybe not nothing, but definitely not knock-your-socks off success. Yet another case […]

Caroline Taich shares a  post on change and the skills you need to drive it forward.  In this blog, we have been exploring the McKinsey model for change. Last week I wrote about conviction as a driver of change.  This week I’m thinking about the skills you need for change.  Here is a big one […]

  In this podcast,Tineke Keesmaat interviews Dr. Elsbeth Johnson who shares her ground-breaking research on how leaders and managers can achieve successful strategic change in their organizations.  Big, strategic change efforts often fail. Virtually all of them are harder than they need to be. Why is this and what can leaders do to make change […]

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  David Burnie shares a post from his company blog that identifies six change management guidelines designed to help manage change effectively.  While they say that nothing in life is certain except death and taxes, this proverb is missing another of life’s key inevitabilities: change. As highlighted by the current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, […]

  Jesse Jacoby shares a timeless post that explains how leaders can overcome overt and covert resistance to change.    In your role as a leader, you will likely encounter resistance to change at some point from one or more of your own team members. Resistance may come from a variety of sources: An individual […]

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  This timeless post from Andy Sheppard identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the six most common approaches leaders adopt when instituting change.  A leader has many options when determining what can be improved in their organisation (or organisational unit). The options for determining how to mobilise their organisation to successfully deliver the improvements are […]