Change Management: Head + Heart + Hand

Consultants Mind

It’s a simple way to think about change management, but it also makes a lot of sense. We all want to create sustainable change. Head: The logic of the analysis… Read More » The post Change Management: Head + Heart + Hand appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultant Analysis Change Management Head Heart Hand implementation Leadership

Change management: Start with Why

Consultants Mind

If you have an interest in consulting, management and persuading people into action, you need to watch it … Continue reading → Learning Consulting Leadership Management consulting Professionalism There is a famous TED talk by Simon Sinek called How Great Leaders Inspire Action. 17 million have watched it so far.

The 6 Most Common Change Management Mistakes

LSA Global

The Most Common Change Management Mistakes Can Be Avoided. Our organizational alignment research found that the highest performing businesses have leaders and employees who are highly responsive to making the changes required to stay competitive in their marketplace.

Change Management VS. Change Leadership – What’s the Difference?

Cheryl Cran

When I mention ‘change’ to a client or to an audience I will often get that glazed over look that says, “here we go again talking about something that we have been DOING for decades!” Do I resist change even when I know that is a good change?

4 Ways Change Management Consulting Leaders Leverage Organizational Structure

LSA Global

Organizational change management consulting experts know organizational structure is important during change. During organizational change, smart change management consulting leaders examine the organizational structure – what we call the Structure Lens.

When Change Management Fails

Cheryl Cran

Change management isn’t new – it has been around for a long time and there are fantastic experts that have guided many leaders and organizations to implement phenomenal changes. Experts including John Kotter the guru on change have provided ideas and strategies for companies to manage change in a successful way. But what about when change management fails – have you ever wondered why?

Change Management Is Becoming Increasingly Data-Driven. Companies Aren’t Ready

Harvard Business

Data science is becoming a reality for change management, and although it may not have arrived yet, it is time for organizations to get ready. The companies best positioned to change in the next decade will be the ones that set themselves up well now, by collecting the right kind of data and investing in their analytics capacity. Are some managers better than others at delivering messages to employees? Capture Reference Data About Current Change Projects.

Data Can Do for Change Management What It Did for Marketing

Harvard Business

Housing market price changes can be more accurately predicted from analysis of Google searches than by a team of expert real estate forecasters. One area so far relatively untouched is change management. The failure of major transformation projects to deliver the expected benefits is a well-documented phenomenon : many change programs simply do not achieve their business goals. It’s time for that to change. Change management Analytics Digital Article

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Consultants Mind

For those not working with … Continue reading → Uncategorized Change Management Consulting Consulting Tips Counseling Leadership Management consultingOrganizations have trouble talking to themselves. Ask any consultant and she will tell you that a good portion of her job is helping one part of their client organization talk to the other part. Odd, I know.

Leadership Best Practices: Make Discussions about Change a Part of Regular Meetings

Gina Abudi

Change is often thrust upon employees with little to no warning. And given the normal reaction to change – we hate it! What often happens is that productivity decreases as employees focus on what the change means for them – which is usually a [.]. The post Leadership Best Practices: Make Discussions about Change a Part of Regular Meetings appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership change management engaging employees leading change positive change

Lead Change from a Non-Leadership Role

Gina Abudi

You don’t have to be a formal leader in the organization to lead a change initiative. In fact, research shows that the majority of individuals within an organization support change initiatives more easily and more readily when that change is championed by influential non-leaders in the organization. Often employees see the need for change before [.]. The post Lead Change from a Non-Leadership Role appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Leading Change to Create The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

Change management is one of those things that everyone is living and doing and its a word that has almost become redundant. Who isn’t dealing with change on a personal and professional level? The post Leading Change to Create The Future of Work appeared first on NextMapping.

The #1 Secret to Leadership Development Program Success

Cheryl Cran

CEO’s and leaders want to know the number one secret to a leadership development programs success. A recent McKinsey report states that in the US $14 billion is spent on leadership programs annually. If you Google ‘leadership development programs’ there are over 11 million results. With the abundance of leadership training programs available how does a CEO and the leadership development team know whether the programs that are selected will stick?

Future of Work Culture Requires A Change Leadership Strategy

Cheryl Cran

To get there though the future of work ‘culture’ requires a change leadership strategy. I was talking with a tech client who wants to hire me to work with their information management professionals on change leadership.

New Leadership Language Needed For Future Workplace

Cheryl Cran

The evolution of leadership from autocratic to inclusive is a journey that many leaders are still looking to master. Making the change from a mindset of authority and power towards a mindset of sharing successes and equalization of power is a big one.

Is Your Leadership Fostering Loyalty?

Peter Stark

No one would argue that loyalty, like trust, are essential elements to leadership. While these are critical elements of good leadership and a result of a solid working relationships, how do you earn loyalty , and trust , as a leader? They sense that their manager is not to be trusted.

New Leadership Language Needed For Future Workplace

Cheryl Cran

The evolution of leadership from autocratic to inclusive is a journey that many leaders are still looking to master. Making the change from a mindset of authority and power towards a mindset of sharing successes and equalization of power is a big one.

Future of Work – ALL Projects ARE Change Leadership Opportunities

Cheryl Cran

I asked him if they were doing a change leadership approach for this and he said no and that was why he was worried. I told him he should be worried – not be scared BUT to see that any request to have people adapt to something new is a CALL for a change leadership approach that treats the change as a journey, an adventure with rewards, touch points, champions and more. Most project management approaches have ‘change management’ as a component.

Helping an Employee Manage Through Change - II

Gina Abudi

The post Helping an Employee Manage Through Change - II appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership challenges with change change initiatives change management leading change managing change resolving employee issues supporting change

The “Art of Change Leadership” – Just Released

Cheryl Cran

Author Cheryl Cran Announces Release of “The Art of Change Leadership – Driving Transformation in a Fast Paced World”. There’s no doubt that workplaces have changed dramatically in the last few years. Author and business guru, Cheryl Cran tackles these issues head on in her new book, “The Art of Change Leadership – Driving Transformation in a Fast Paced World”.

Inarticulate Ramblings is merging with an Agile Gorilla!

Ben de Haldevang

See here for a link to our first piece of thought leadership, written by my colleague, David Boyd, ‘ Why the method in mergers and acquisitions is madness ‘ As ever, I’d love to hear from you…thoughts, comments, criticisms, all are welcome. Change management TransformationGood morning / afternoon friends, ex-colleagues, family members (!) and random folk who have an interest in the world of consulting and mergers & acquisitions in particular.

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Goodbye, Again

Joellyn Sargent

Unfortunately, change happens whether we’re on board or not. Bittersweet Change. All of these things can make us feel reticent, creating ambivalence when we should be embracing change. Sensing that change is being forced upon us makes the child in us yearn for control.

New Leadership Language Needed For Future Workplace

Cheryl Cran

The evolution of leadership from autocratic to inclusive is a journey that many leaders are still looking to master. Making the change from a mindset of authority and power towards a mindset of sharing successes and equalization of power is a big one. One of the key ingredients of leading change is the ability to lead with the new leadership language that is required to inspire and engage today’s workforce and to set the tone for the future workplace.

Abudi Consulting Group Press Release: New Book Out!

Gina Abudi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Yusuf Abudi, Principal Abudi Consulting Group, LLC 21 Hickory Drive Amherst, NH 03031 Phone: + 1 603 471-3864 Email: acginfo@abudiconsulting.com Abudi Consulting Group, LLC Announces Publication of Gina Abudi’s Recent Book: Implementing Positive Organizational Change Amherst, NH – March 1, 2017. Change Management change management Leadership Management management consulting process improvement Project Management

The Four Stages of Team Development – Part 2

Gina Abudi

Change Management change champions change initiatives change management Collaboration Leadership leading change Project Management supporting change teamworkAn example of a team moving through the four stages – Part 2: Storming Read Part 1 of the case study. Stage 2: Storming. Prior to the second meeting of the Committee, I reviewed the postings on the SharePoint® site.

7 Ways to Successfully Manage “UPWARDS”

Cheryl Cran

Often when I facilitate a workshop on change and we begin to discuss the impact of different generational attitudes as it relates to change there is a lot of interest. Here are the 7 tips I gave the Gen X to successfully manage upwards: 1.

Why “Managing Change” is NOT The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

Managing change is not the way forward to the future of work. The speed and rapidity of technological innovations means that a change management approach is not fast enough or agile enough for the current and future business realities.

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The Four Stages of Team Development – Part 1

Gina Abudi

Change Management change champions change initiatives change management Leadership leading change Project Management supporting changeAn example of a team moving through the four stages – Part 1: Forming In a previous article we discussed the four stages of team development as well as provided an example of a team moving through the stages. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 of that article here and dive more in [.].

Getting Employees Past Obstacles to Change

Gina Abudi

Obstacles to change exist at both the organizational and individual level. In this article, we’ll focus on individual obstacles to change and how to help employees get past those obstacles. Obstacles to change from the individual perspective include: Fear of the impact of change on the individual and his role and responsibilities Fear of losing [.]. The post Getting Employees Past Obstacles to Change appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Is Your Organization Change-Savvy?

Gina Abudi

Change savvy organizations recognize that change is a natural part of the organization and that it must be managed. They understand that change management is a competency and ensure that individual contributors up to the leadership team have that competency in order for change to be successful. They also understand that change is difficult – [.]. The post Is Your Organization Change-Savvy?

The Upgraded Leadership Operating System

Cheryl Cran

And there is another challenge that organizations and leaders have right now and that is upgrading the skills and the abilities of the leadership. What does it mean to ‘upgrade the leadership operating system’?

The Four Stages of Team Development – Part 3

Gina Abudi

Change Management change champions change initiatives change management Collaboration four stages of team development Leadership leading change Project Management supporting change teamworkAn example of a team moving through the four stages – Part 3: A Team Working Well Together Read Part 1 and Part 2 of the case study. Stage 3: Norming and Stage 4: Performing. Let’s skip to about 2 months into the initiative.

Helping an Employee Manage Through Change

Gina Abudi

A Mini Case Study – Part I It is common for employees to be worried about change initiatives being launched within the organization. The post Helping an Employee Manage Through Change appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership challenges with change change initiatives change management leading change managing change supporting change

Three Ways to Use Communication to Break Through Barriers in Change Initiatives

Gina Abudi

There are many barriers to implementing change – both for the organization and the individual. Examples of barriers to implementing change are: Organizational barriers Individual barriers. Past change initiatives that went poorly or failed Lack of engaging of employees Lack of sufficient communications/ failure to communicate effectively Lack of executive support for change Too [.].

3 Ways to Actively Involve Stakeholders to Accelerate Change

LSA Global

Actively Involve Stakeholders to Accelerate Change. When you seek to initiate change in your organization – from a strategic shift to a cultural transformation to an important project – actively involve stakeholders to accelerate change as early in the process as possible.

The Language of an Evolutionary Leader

Cheryl Cran

This evolution requires a shift in the way we use language and especially those of us in leadership roles. The leadership evolution has moved from authoritarian and autocratic toward inclusive and collaborative.

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Change Creates Discomfort- This is Good!

Cheryl Cran

Change always creates discomfort- I think the saying is that change is inevitable and growth is optional. A strong influencer on me these days and I have mentioned him in the past- Donny Epstein is a pioneer in the mind/body connection to change.

Have a Business Problem?

Gina Abudi

Sounds like a change initiative! When there is a business problem to be solved, launch a change initiative to solve it. Leadership business issues change management problem solvingFor example, if a product is consistently shipped past the promised date, you need to dive into the “why.” ” Is the process flawed? Are employees lacking skills? Are silos in the organization creating the [.]. The post Have a Business Problem?

Have Change Conversations

Gina Abudi

Change the mindset in the organization to a learning-focused mindset. Having regular conversations around change enables for creating a learning mindset – a mindset where employees appreciate, desire and engage in change. When we change, we are learning – we are growing, adapting, getting better. The post Have Change Conversations appeared first on Gina Abudi. Change Management change conversations change strategy Communication Leadership leading change

Leading Change – Start at the Top!

Gina Abudi

While it is essential to ensure that everyone in the organization is engaged in change, it is really important to ensure that engagement starts at the top with senior leadership. The most successful change initiatives have support and commitment from the CEO and the rest of the senior leadership team. The post Leading Change – Start at the Top! Leadership change initiatives change management engaging employees leading change