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.

Why Visionary Leadership Fails

Harvard Business

Top executives need to make sure they’re aligned with middle managers. Strategy execution Change management Leadership Digital Article

The Value of Change Management Centers of Excellence

Gina Abudi

Organizations that have significant change ahead may find value in setting up a Change Management Center of Excellence (CoE). We have set these up for a number of our clients who have strategic change initiatives planned. The post The Value of Change Management Centers of Excellence appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership Centers of Excellence change management Change Management Center of Excellence leading change managing change strategic change

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

Corporate marriage counseling

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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.

Plan Ahead to Introduce Change

Gina Abudi

When leadership plans ahead before introducing change within the organization, they are more likely to engage a broader group of stakeholders in that change. When a broader group of stakeholders is engaged, there is an increased likelihood of the change being successfully adopted within the [.]. The post Plan Ahead to Introduce Change appeared first on Gina Abudi. Increase your chances of engaging a broader group of stakeholders.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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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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 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 Profile of a Successful Change Leader

LSA Global

The Profile of a Successful Change Leader. What does it take to be successful at leading organizational change? With the pace and level of disruption today, only those leaders that are able to meet the necessity of change with skill and alacrity will ultimately succeed.

How to Build a Company Culture of Collaboration

LSA Global

Employees tell us this means higher expectations, an increased pace of change and the need to do more with less. Changing Culture is About Changing Minds. Engage Senior Leadership. How willing are top leaders to address and believe in the need for change?

5 Field-tested Steps to Restructure Your Team

LSA Global

So while structural change sounds like a smart way to improve collaboration, communication, and performance problems, team reorganizations are fraught with performance and people challenges. As with any change, there is typically a specific catalyst that drives the need to restructure a team.

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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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

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.

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.

Millennials in the Workplace & Their Impact on the Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

My most recent book on leading and managing change in the workplace has updated research and data on the generations and specifically the millennials. Here are the top 3 ways that the millennial generation is quickly impacting companies and the future of work: The millennial generation are not responding to ‘managing change’ This generations see themselves as disruptors, questioners and leaders of change.

Why It Is Difficult to Change From Reactive to Innovative and What To Do About It

Cheryl Cran

As a leadership and change expert I have seen many leaders and their teams who have made the effort to change and yet have reverted back to habitual behaviors that make change difficult or thwarts the vision altogether.

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

East Goes West – interview with Clement Woon

Ben de Haldevang

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We Are In a Time of Transformation and YOU Are the Transformers

Cheryl Cran

When it comes to change I get super charged and very energetic because there is excitement, possibility and potential with change.

How Shared Leadership Changes Our Relationships at Work

Harvard Business

No wonder organizations today are drawn to the benefit of leadership that is shared, rather than concentrated in a single, charismatic individual. It has to do with a team sharing a sense of purpose and responsibility for the overall leadership of the company.