Strategies identify “what” needs to change. Project management provides a structure for “how.” Some go so far as to say that “projects are the vehicles of change.” This post is a … [Read more...] about What is Project Management, per the Project Management Institute―and where does it fit? (Strategy execution methodologies series. Post 2)
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)
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.
We all have a “library” of resources we’ve read that have shaped our thinking and practice. These are my favorite books and the ones I reference regularly. My top three are in … [Read more...] about Library—Great resources on Strategy Execution
Few organizations have figured out how to do strategy execution well. One of the enigmas of implementation continues to be the gap between project management and change … [Read more...] about Innovating Project and Change Management to generate better results—Book Review
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?
These are the best podcasts, webinars and online "movies" on Change Management that I have found—many recommended by other practitioners through LinkedIn Discussions. If you know … [Read more...] about Change Management podcasts, webinars and movies
Is your Brand Promise important to you? (Huh?) Is it important to preserve a stellar customer experience during change? As you make changes throughout your organization do you … [Read more...] about Is your Brand Promise on the Change Train?
In Change Management Communities of Practice, project professionals often discuss what to do about resistance. It often quickly comes down to how to re-direct, re-assign or even … [Read more...] about Resistance: “it is easier to ‘change’ someone else than to change ourselves”
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