All of us – Leaders, Managers, Employees – must think differently about our roles in this “new normal”. However, this will not come naturally. The new mindsets must be adopted at … [Read more...] about “New normal”: adaptation required
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Recently there seems to be an increase job ads that bundle some Change Management capabilities in with Project Management. Many experienced Change Management specialists have … [Read more...] about Crack or Chasm between Project Management and Change Management?
"If we always do what we always did, we'll always get what we always got" - True and so what? Well, often (usually) we need to move ourselves and our people out of comfortable … [Read more...] about Fatal assumptions and setting projects up for success
We ask these questions because leading and managing change is the economic imperative of our generation. It's not enough to know what to change - organizations must deliver ... and … [Read more...] about Top 5 Questions for Leaders responsible for Strategic Change results
This excellent question was posed on LinkedIn today. Of course there is no single answer – it must be custom. Key factors include: How much change is your organization facing in … [Read more...] about Where should Change Management reside in an Org Structure?
This question, posted on LinkedIn, prompted some very interesting debate. My full response follows. Perhaps, more important than "mistakes", the dialogue points to great … [Read more...] about “The Top 3 Common Mistakes made on a change engagement”
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
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?”
Inside the world of committed change specialists there exists an angst: ‘How can we make this transformation stick?’. Not just in the limited sense of getting people to adopt the … [Read more...] about ‘A ha’ moments – Making change produce the results envisioned in the Business Plan
It is very common for discussions about Program or Project change to line up on 2 fairly mature perspectives. And furthermore, speakers tend to line up on one OR the other (for … [Read more...] about The missing link – the third element for leveraging sustainable change