Posts by Sandy

Getting Your Ducks in a Row as You Prepare for Organizational Change

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013

Getting Your Ducks in a Row as You Prepare for Organizational Change

With the new year upon us, new teams are forming to support planned business goals. How do you help your team accept and commit to the change, and help you increase your followers? Read how you as a leader, can help your team members relate to team and team’s relationship to organization in 2 stages of team development.

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How to Find Gratitude During Change

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013

How to Find Gratitude During Change

Thanksgiving offers us time to relax, even reflect on successful changes we have been a part of. Which aspects can we be thankful for in our roles as: a sponsor, or a leader of change, or a resource implementing the initiative? Read about the aspects we can continue to improve on before year end activities dawn upon us.

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V.I.B.E. Your Way Through the Fire Hoses of Change

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013

V.I.B.E. Your Way Through the Fire Hoses of Change

"I'm not staring down one fire hose, I have four fire hoses aimed at me every day", Frank exclaims with a smile as we discuss the challenges and opportunities in his new role. Like Frank, you can exude cool V.I.B.E. (Vision, Involve, Be, Enjoy) successfully through the fire hoses of change. Fellow leaders, share with us an idea or tactic that matters most to your success in a significant role change!

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Honoring All U.S. Military Veterans

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013

Honoring All U.S. Military Veterans

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - John Fitzgerald Kennedy. In honor of the service of all U.S. military veterans, thank you.

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Negotiating to Win-win During Change

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013

Negotiating to Win-win During Change

You are in the throes of negotiating organizational changes with high stakes and an aggressive timeframe. What can you do to ensure surety, even exit victoriously? Read these 4 actions that position you to win with a 'BIG W' while allowing the other team to also win with a 'small w'.

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Newsletter – October 2013 Edition

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013

Newsletter – October 2013 Edition

Here’s the October 2013 edition of our newsletter. Enjoy!

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How to Handle Bewitching Temptations During Organizational Change

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013

How to Handle Bewitching Temptations During Organizational Change

During organizational change, you can expect to meet many who hold strong views and who seem uninterested in anything but a monologue. How do we engage them in a dialogue? Here are 4 ways you can get yourself prepared to handle them.

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Now What?! Finding Grace in the Space

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013

Now What?! Finding Grace in the Space

Organizational change disrupts predictability, and erodes our perceived control. What can we do as a leader or a member of the team undergoing change? Implement these suggestions among your stakeholders, to build positive responses, abilities, trust and support.

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Initiating Organizational Change: The W’s Come Before the H

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013

Initiating Organizational Change: The W’s Come Before the H

Change invokes many questions from those affected. What can effective communicators of change management do to smooth the process? First answer the questions of “Five W’s” – the what, why, who, when and where of the change to build awareness. Then followed by more specific and granular “H” – the how.

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The Power of Habits

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013

The Power of Habits

Habits are our conscious or sub-conscious patterns of repeated action. But can we really replace a bad habit with a good one for lasting change? Follow these 3 steps proven by behavioral psychology researchers.

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