Emotional Intelligence / EQ

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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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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Quality or Speed – which wins in creating sustainable organizational change?

Posted by on Jan 15, 2011

What is the most effective balance of quality and speed that you need to apply for your current organization change (or situation)? Consider these 4 factors.

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How Have I Failed Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Posted by on Dec 31, 2010

We should expect to encounter many failures along the way of transformative changes. How many ways can failure work for you? Read about introducing the concept of "failing is a good thing" into your meetings to lead your organization.

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Trust Your Instincts. Ditch the Bad Seeds. And Watch Your Creativity Soar

Posted by on Nov 30, 2010

It is challenging to experience change and build partnerships professionally or personally. How important is trust in building partnerships? Trust your instincts in these 5 areas, when leading and managing organizational change.

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