Category Archives: change

Feedback versus the Dreaded Annual Review

by Judith E. Glaser One hundred years ago, Thomas Watson founded IBM on business beliefs. In 2001, IBM revisited those beliefs with an astounding global process called a Values Jam*,  which engaged hundreds of thousands of people in an online … Continue reading

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When to Begin Anew

“If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” –Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors “Bad shit is coming. It always is in a startup. The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without some kind of disaster … Continue reading

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Shift Your Thinking to Optimism in the Face of Fear

By Judith E. Glaser Are Your I-Centric Habit Patterns Getting the Best of You? We live in a world of moving targets. Once we get into routines we feel comfortable, and from comfort comes confidence. Yet in a world of … Continue reading

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Create and Sustain Change by Creating Trust through Candor

By Judith E. Glaser Here are 5 ways to elevate every day – and experience a release in the capacity to create and sustain change, growth and transformation: By setting the context for candor throughout all of your leadership interactions, … Continue reading

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“I want to change …my arrogance, my control, and my lack of trust.”

by Judith E. Glaser When Bayer, a $7 billion multinational pharmaceutical company, acquired a smaller $300 million diagnostic company, Rolf Classon the CEO, chose to call it a “merger.” Power-with Others He wanted to immediately establish a “power-with others” relationship … Continue reading

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It’s Not about Tell-Yell-Sell for Sustained Success

by Judith E. Glaser What inhibits healthy connections in business to create successful change or business turnarounds?  Whether you’re an entrepreneur or business executive, it’s most likely that these four behaviors will derail your leadership ability: Talking past each other – … Continue reading

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Find Who You’re Becoming in the Magic of a Morning

by Sandra Ford Walston How do you feel about your work life? Are you living in joyful childlike innocence, or are you an overanxious, controlling adult? What identifies your personality at work? A clique? A job description?  One easy way to … Continue reading

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Simple Courage: Face the Facts for Behavior Change

by Sandra Ford Walston There is a direct correlation between your “courage quotient” and your “success quotient.” When you begin to live in the present you recognize when you are selling your soul. For example, people assume that finding a … Continue reading

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Courageous or Heroic?

While many claim that courage and heroic are synonymous, commingling them as such does a disservice to the concept of courage. Firefighter Captain Mary agrees, “People notice heroes dealing with disaster and emergency responses. When a civilian dials 911 for … Continue reading

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2 Strategies for Reframing to Make Positive Change

by Judith Glaser To create change, courageous leaders jump in and embrace the process as an opportunity. They also create the space for open communication and collaboration with their teams.  In the previous three steps, you learned to recognize and release old baggage filled … Continue reading

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