Friendly reminder to my friends and colleagues eagerly moving into post-Covid planning: do NOT assume that your leadership team is all on board with the latest and greatest ideas / … [Read more...] about Getting Commitment to Enterprise Change STILL Starts with All Leaders
What comes after radio silence? Something new. It has been several weeks since I provided a blog post - I hope you have missed me a little and I hope the wait is worth it. I am … [Read more...] about New !! Model to understand Strategy Execution success
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.
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?
"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
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”
Recently, in several global Communities of Practice, many different interpretations, and mis-interpretations, of Change Management have been debated. The breadth of definitions is … [Read more...] about Reflections on defining “Change Management” – Killer Value Proposition
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
Dec 31, Toronto, Ontario: D-day. Have you completed all or some of your 2009 resolutions? Have you made progress? And perhaps a back-door: do you allow yourself to carry them … [Read more...] about New Year’s resolutions 2010 – Dec 31st – do deadlines work?
Dec 29, Toronto, Ontario: For the past several years I have challenged myself with New Year's Resolutions. True, this game is not for everyone. Currently I am running a poll on my … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions – to change? why? do they stick?