The “70% failure rate” has been exploited enough already. It’s time to stop beating this dead horse and give it a decent burial. I get why it resonates with most of us. Strategy … [Read more...] about Time to kill the phantom 70% failure rate quoted on transformational strategy?
I meet a lot more people these days who are interested in authenticity and making a difference. I view this trend as a move in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs closer to … [Read more...] about Are you making a difference? Why change management?
“Business is a machine made out of people” Bill Duane. In Post 1 of this series, we established that strategy is “just another good idea” until it is implemented and churning out … [Read more...] about Change Management Methodology (Strategy execution methodologies series. Post 4)
What is the “state of the nation” as far as “change management” goes in Canada? Titled "Agility, Performance and Engagement," this conference had an unusual mix of theory, … [Read more...] about Dispatch from the Conference Board of Canada’s annual Change Management conference (2012)
To be an effective change agent one needs influence in the organization. Influence is built on many dimensions of trust―trust that the change agent is legitimately qualified and … [Read more...] about 10 tips for becoming a trusted advisor in change management
Seems like many organizations are looking for the secret to effective strategic execution―the one thing that will fix the so-called 70% failure rate. The problem is (and we all … [Read more...] about “Change leadership” is not THE silver bullet. The Silver Bullet series.
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)
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)
"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