Recently, in several global Communities of Practice, many different interpretations, and mis-interpretations, of Change Management have been debated. The breadth of definitions is … [Read more...] about Reflections on defining “Change Management” – Killer Value Proposition
"But remember this –- I never suggested that change would be easy, or that I could do it alone. Democracy in a nation of 300 million people can be noisy and messy and … [Read more...] about “noisy and messy and complicated”
"How do you persuade people to disrupt their lives? You have to explain ... not once or twice but three or four times ... you have to convince them of the paradoxical fact that, … [Read more...] about Building commitment – persuading users to adopt the new ‘gadget’
Had a couple of conversations recently with friends and colleagues bemoaning various states of affairs from gun violence to proroguing Parliament. The conversation generally … [Read more...] about Change the world
Jan 1st 2010. Toronto, Ontario. Wonderful. There is nothing like a blank slate at the beginning of the year. No mistakes, yet, to regret and 365 days of promise ahead. New … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions 2010 – tips
Dec 31, Toronto, Ontario: D-day. Have you completed all or some of your 2009 resolutions? Have you made progress? And perhaps a back-door: do you allow yourself to carry them … [Read more...] about New Year’s resolutions 2010 – Dec 31st – do deadlines work?
Dec 29, Toronto, Ontario: For the past several years I have challenged myself with New Year's Resolutions. True, this game is not for everyone. Currently I am running a poll on my … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions – to change? why? do they stick?
There is a commonly referenced quote in Change Management circles “People don’t resist change they resist being changed” (Peter Senge) to explain why so many organizational change … [Read more...] about Top 10 lists of 2009 – what will change our worlds?
This question was posed on the LinkedIn Group “Chaotic Change” by Joe Rafter, AVP, Change Management at Yellowbook and since it was such a good one I thought it warranted … [Read more...] about “How related are Project Management and Change Management?”
Okay, so now we understand the emotional roller coaster of change (Part 1), and we put together a Change Plan (Part 2) to get us energized. That sounded great. So what holds us … [Read more...] about Part 3: Re-inventing your career using Change Management Best Practices – Overcoming the barriers