Posts by Sandy

Does Change Represent Difficulty or Opportunity? You Decide. Really.

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011

Change is difficult for almost everyone. What would you say to finding opportunity in its difficulty? Read how you can do just that, even raise the quality of your opportunities!

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Thoreau on Change

Posted by on Jun 15, 2011

"Things do not change; we change" - Henry David Thoreau. But if that "thing" is a situation, a process, a strategy, then it definitely changes. Either way, the ball is on our court to adapt.

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Pressure – when is it needed in organizational change?

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Leading change is both a science and an art. Sometimes a heavy hand is needed to progress organizational change. Other times, a gentle guiding.

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Does difficulty mean opportunity or opportunity mean difficulty to you?

Posted by on May 15, 2011

You would very likely have faced situations in organizational change which could be an opportunity or a difficulty. Read how you can face 'difficult opportunities'.

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Engage. Resonate. Apply. Change.

Posted by on Apr 30, 2011

I am always grateful to learn when my presentations resonate with the audience. I’m hopeful that what the audience also takes away is the respect I have for their time. If you or your leadership team wants to discuss how to effectively lead change or manage change, let me know. Helping folks become better change leaders is tons of fun. Here’s an abbreviated version of feedback I received from a presentation I gave last week to a group of highly talented CIOs – all wanting to bolster their change leadership skills: "Sandy, I would like to thank you very much for all your time and efforts to prepare for and present your views on...

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Nice Blunder, Change Agent. Now, Move On!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2011

While you should start each change with a plan, know upfront that the plan will certainly adjust. Keep your spirits high, continue planning, communicating and implementing change.

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One of the Most Interesting Facets of Teaching is…

Posted by on Mar 31, 2011

With the privilege of teaching, I am on the different end of the learning spectrum but with the same results. Lot of fun. Lots of questions and situations to consider. Here’s to lifelong learning.

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The sound of silence can be deafening, can’t it?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011

What techniques do you to get to the root of an issue, to lead organizational change? Read these steps to be comfortable with using silence!

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Can one degree really make a difference? You bet!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011

"Anything in life worth having is worth working for." Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), Scottish industrialist & philanthropist; founder, Carnegie Steel Company Good or Great? You decide… At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam.And with steam, you can power a train….and change an organization. One extra degree makes all the difference.  Click to learn more. Be 212 in 2008. Adapted from Max...

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What Can Bears and Hogs Teach Us About Leading Organizational Change?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2011

Watch the games between underdogs the Arkansas Razorbacks and Chicago Bears, and you realize action speaks volumes. Surprised? Read how this applies to organizational change.

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