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“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with”―Jim Rohn I often have the opportunity to think together with colleagues and clients. You do too, I am … [Read more...] about Multiplying the power of thought partners to super-charge your strategy
SOLD OUT! I signed up for this panel presentation, “Growth Strategy—the Board’s Role,” as soon as the fall season schedule from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) came out. … [Read more...] about What is the Board’s Role in Strategy and Strategy Execution? Post 1 of 3
Ask 10 people "what is change management?" and you will get 10 very different answers. So YES definition is important! Many Leaders come to the term "Change Management" and … [Read more...] about What is “Change Management”? And, is definition important?
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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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”
"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’
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