Who do you seek out when you are faced with something new? Someone who has done it before, of course. Leading and managing change is fraught with risk—nuanced, contextual, dynamic, … [Read more...] about Insights in Change Management—Interview with James G. Bohn, Ph.D., Johnson Controls (Part 3 of 3)
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Change Management practitioners are in the fray of turning strategy into ROI. This often feels like nailing Jell-O on the wall but seasoned practitioners have insights that the … [Read more...] about Insights in Change Management—Interview with James G. Bohn, Ph.D., Johnson Controls (Part 2 of 3)
Who knows more about change management than practitioners in the trenches? These are professionals who are vested in helping organizations achieve the promises to the Board (the … [Read more...] about Insights in Change Management—Interview with James G. Bohn, Ph.D., Johnson Controls (Part 1 of 3)
A question. Actually a conversation of questions and lots of listening. Why? Because it’s not what you know that will engage your people – it’s what they know. So, what do they … [Read more...] about Leaders: What is the single most powerful technique to build commitment (and defuse resistance) for your strategy?
Seeing as the real punch line is why, let’s get the answer on the table: teenagers. That’s right. Let’s face it – we were all teenagers once so we should be able to relate to … [Read more...] about Who are “the most fully, crucially adaptive human beings around”? And what does this finding mean for Change Management?
“Engage the hearts and minds of people in change”: motherhood! This phrase is foundational in most change management practices. However, it means something completely different … [Read more...] about “Your brain on change management: advancements in neuroscience shed new light on the physiology of Change Management” guest post John P. Barbuto, MD
Most acknowledge that communication is a key Leadership competency, but most also then dismiss it. What would a truly exceptional strategic communicator sound like? How would this … [Read more...] about Leadership Communication: “Weak Conversations Weaken, and Strong Conversations Strengthen” Guest post Bill Braun
Here’s another powerful voice from the “Culture eats Strategy” discussion currently running on LinkedIn in the Group Strategic Leadership Forum. This one is from Mona Mitchell, … [Read more...] about “Your culture is a competitive strategy – treat it that way” . Guest Post Mona Mitchell (“Culture eats Strategy” series Part 5)
This is the third guest post in the summer series “Culture eats Strategy”. This one is from an experienced change management leader, Garrett Gitchell President of Vision to Work, … [Read more...] about “Breakfast for four” guest post Garrett Gitchell (“Culture eats Strategy for breakfast” series Part 4)
This is the second post exploring the role of leaders in transformational strategy execution. It is not the only risk, but it is the biggest risk. Being a great leader is NOT a … [Read more...] about Call to Leaders re strategies too important to fail – the biggest risk (Part 2 of 2)