Posts by Sandy

Relaxing More + Taking Frequent Breaks = More Accomplishments

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012

Relaxing More + Taking Frequent Breaks = More Accomplishments

What can you do to accomplish more especially when you are feeling overwhelmed with organizational change? Check out NASA's counter-intuitive approach: Relaxing + Taking more breaks.

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PR Log – Global Press Release Distribution- Leadership Entrepreneur Returns To Northwestern University To Guide Business Leaders

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012

PR Log – Global Press Release Distribution- Leadership Entrepreneur Returns To Northwestern University To Guide Business Leaders

Leading Change By Evolving Strategies Dated: Jul 23, 2010 Sandy Schwan is an entrepreneur who has helped others successfully navigate change, Schwan recently returned to her alma mater, seven years after earning her MSLOC, to empower other graduate students to tackle challenges and overcome obstacles. CHICAGO, IL—Sandy Schwan had already achieved success in her career when she enrolled in Northwestern University’s master of science program in Learning and Organizational Change (LOC) in 2003. An entrepreneur who has helped others successfully navigate change, Schwan recently returned to her alma mater, seven years after earning her MSLOC, to empower other graduate...

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Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy Alumni Newsletter Fall 2010

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012

Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy Alumni Newsletter Fall 2010

Sandy Schwan: Helping People Overcome Obstacles and Grow By Marya Smith Sandy Schwan’s business tagline and personal mantra are one and the same: “helping people and companies learn, adapt and perform” Sandy Schwan (MS03) is a champion for change in her professional life and her philanthropic work, teaching others to meet new challenges, overcome obstacles and empower themselves in the process. Her career title is organizational change consultant. To her colleagues, Schwan is also known as a pioneer. She has a track record for exploring untried territory, from embarking on the seminal Master of Science in Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) program at...

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Guiding Professionals

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012

Guiding Professionals

Across multiple industries, Sandy and her network of colleagues under the Evolving Strategies LLC umbrella specialize in the following areas of expertise: Change Leadership full-day and half-day workshops Organizational Change Management Strategy and Implementation Organizational Change Communications Strategy and Development Organizational Change Leadership Development and Coaching Leadership Development During Transitions Organizational Learning Strategy and Implementation Large Scale Program Management Employee Engagement

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Leading Change

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012

Leading Change

By Evolving Strategies Dated: Jul 23, 2010 Sandy Schwan is an entrepreneur who has helped others successfully navigate change, Schwan recently returned to her alma mater, seven years after earning her MSLOC, to empower other graduate students to tackle challenges and overcome obstacles. CHICAGO, IL—Sandy Schwan had already achieved success in her career when she enrolled in Northwestern University’s master of science program in Learning and Organizational Change (LOC) in 2003. An entrepreneur who has helped others successfully navigate change, Schwan recently returned to her alma mater, seven years after earning her MSLOC, to empower other graduate students to...

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Speaking of Halloween, here is a great disguise to try…Genius

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012

All successful people have had their share of 'failures' before experiencing success. Setbacks will appear along the way, so how do we press on to get ahead of roadblocks and focus on the future in organizational changes. Use these 5 ideas and 5 steps to help you and your team develop perseverance.

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Lemons Can Bring Lemonade, and Struggle Can Bring Learning

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012

Leaders can help employees identify learning opportunities in the midst of struggles. But how do we play such a role in our teams? Read about how you can lead by example to successfully handle organizational change together.

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Navigate change successfully: 6 short-and-sweet reminders for leaders

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012

As I prepare for an upcoming speaking engagement, I am coming across a number of short-and-sweet reminders on leadership lessons learned on navigating change successfully. Enjoy this recent Forbes post on this topic.

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Have You Smiled in a While? The Role of Optimism in Organizational and Team Performance

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012

We know that optimism and pessimism may produce either victory or defeat, respectively. But do you know that optimism can be taught – on a personal and team level? Read this action plan for a shift in paradigm and performance.

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Struggle Can Bring Ingenuity and Inventiveness

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012

There is a silver lining, you just have to seek it out whether changing at the personal, team, organizational, country, sector, or world level. Make an explicit effort to explore out of the box thinking and welcome struggle.

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