Tag Archives: managing change

Why You Need to Use Short Videos to Teach Soft Skills

DEAR ABBY: You give so much great advice, I’m wondering if there is a basic principle you abide by in order to help guide you when giving advice. — CURIOUS READER DEAR CURIOUS: I hadn’t really thought about it, but … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Keep Fear from Killing Innovation

by Holly Green It’s scary to think about giving up what made you or your organization successful for something that may or may not work. That’s the dilemma at the heart of change and innovation. It’s kind of like being … Continue reading

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Words Are Seldom Neutral

Words are the representations and symbols we use to see, think and process our perceptions of reality with others. Judith E. Glaser Glaser, who has extensively studied the brain and how we communicate, says “Conversations are the difference between trust … Continue reading

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Is Google Failing on Leadership Change Management?

It’s one thing to write in theory about leadership change management and another to see it in action. When you read this, think of how your own organization would manage change and the communication of it. Google engineer, Steve Yegge, … Continue reading

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Marshall Goldsmith Video on Change Management

Change is often viewed as scary or uncomfortable. However, it’s what we need to innovate and grow our way through these tough economic times.  We can find resistance from managers or employees who aren’t clear on the benefits to change.  … Continue reading

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Leaders Change Management to Innovate

“A natural optimist, I was only willing to see the good in everyone – including myself. I could see that when I wasn’t open to looking at my own dark side (those pesky weaknesses and overused strengths!). I lacked depth … Continue reading

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How to Stop Procrastination from Derailing Positive Change

by Sharon Melnick “Life rewards action. Nothing great has ever been accomplished without it. Nothing ever will be”. Margie Warrell You tell yourself that you “really need to” do something to turn your situation around, and are baffled why you … Continue reading

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What does debt-ceiling brinkmanship have to do with team building?

Sometimes we learn more from bad behavior; it teaches us what not to do. That has been the case with the fight over the debt ceiling. There are oodles of leadership and team lessons as a result of watching the “team of government” … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Turn Leadership Goals into Reality

by Marshall Goldsmith Today, sustaining peak performance requires a commitment to developing leaders who develop other leaders–helping people set and achieve meaningful goals for personal change. Often, however, goals are not set in a way that ensures the follow through … Continue reading

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HR, the front line in change management

We’ve been hearing a lot about change from our clients. Some companies are facing the good kind brought on by strong demand for their products. Others are facing tough competition and pressure on their prices. Meanwhile,  human resource executives are … Continue reading

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