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Wishing Y’all Lots of Failure During Organizational Change

Posted by on Sep 9, 2013

Wishing Y’all Lots of Failure During Organizational Change

No one is invincible. Yet failure may be one of the most uncomfortable feelings we experience personally or professionally. But just what value can we find in failure? Read these 5 perspectives for a paradigm shift.

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How To Keep People From Feeling Left Out
During Organizational Change

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013

How To Keep People From Feeling Left Out During Organizational Change

Social rejection is hard especially during organizational change. As a leader, what can we do to encourage inclusion while our team adjusts to the change underway? Exercise these 3 conversational routines to build a team that’s comfortable and confident navigating through change.

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Cowgirl Courage

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013

Cowgirl Courage

Organizational or personal change can be extremely daunting. What else can we do to face the challenge, rather than throw in the towel? Read about Chunking, a flexible learning style to apply to : your time, task or conversations. Model this behavior to encourage your team too.

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It’s All in The Dings

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013

It’s All in The Dings

Life is made in the smallest of moments, not the grandest of gestures. Daily work can be stressful enough. How can we, as leaders, inspire the engagement and performance in our teams? Here are 3 areas you can influence, even in your ordinary interactions.

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Empower Employees: Try 3 Before Me

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013

Empower Employees: Try 3 Before Me

Team member empowerment can accelerate changes. How do we enable our team members to use the power and skills they already have? Apply these 3 principles of employee empowerment with the Try 3 Before Me approach.

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Impact of Holding Your Breath During Organizational Change

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013

Change resisters can quickly erode any effort or momentum in organizationa change, and even stop change in its tracks. So what can we do to turn change aversion around? Employ these 4 tools to get people on board.

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Learn Now. Learn Later. Develop Successful Organizational Change Skills Early.

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013

It is never to early to begin learning skills that are useful throughout your personal and professional life. Here are 2 opportunities via Northwestern University: The 39th Annual Career Day for Girls, and the National High School Institute.

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A Choice: Flee the Scene During Organizational Change

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013

The organizational change underway is making you feel miserable. But instead of moving on elsewhere, what else can you do? Here are 3 activities for you to make the most of an imperfect situation.

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Clenched Fists Work Well in Cage Fighting, Not in Organizational Change

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013

When roles and boundaries are tested and redefined during organizational change, communication snafus can raise tension and conflicts. What questions can you ask to diffuse the strain? Here are 4 key questions for you to gain better role clarity from your boss.

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Prune For Results. The Verb, Not the Fruit.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013

Pruning, a technique in planting to produce a more fruitful plant. How can we adopt this method into our daily activities. Read on to learn about pruning diversions in our work to accomplish more.

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