Leadership

Yesterday? Nah. Tomorrow? Nope. Today? Let Us Begin!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011

Organizational change is not just about the macro changes. At the individual level, what does it entail? Read this story about what you can do today, not tomorrow, and definitely not yesterday since it has past.

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The Importance of Being On Time…But According to Whom?

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011

Time perception plays a large role in the nonverbal communication process across cultures. Have you noticed how the use of time affect daily agendas, speed of speech, even how long people are willing to listen? These 3 pointers help you respond to the pace of transformation (e.g. mergers, team forming).

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Measure Twice. Ask a Few Questions. Measure Again. Cut Once.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011

When was the last time you and your team rallied around a solution, invested time and effort to develop a solution, but did not solve the problem? Why? Question these 4 assumptions that may lock everyone in confirmation bias.

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Wanna Change? Don’t Forget to Plan

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011

In the case of managing and leading change, the mantra could be: Change your work and work your change; or Plan your change and plan to change your plan!

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Can you last longer than 17 seconds? Bite your tongue!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2011

How do you resist the urge to speak? Read about the qualitative measures you can achieve by just practicing this tactic of being quiet for 17 seconds.

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Courage, Cowboys, Chunking, Changing

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011

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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Surrounding Yourself With The Best – The Northern Trust Corporation

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011

Kudos to one of my clients, The Northern Trust Corporation, for being named one of America’s 500 best companies by Barron’s. I am quite proud to serve and partner with such an esteemed organization! http://webreprints.djreprints.com/1946660711156.html

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Do as I Do and as I Say

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011

As a leader, how do you introduce new behaviors during organizational change? Model it first! Its payoff includes increased respect for you.

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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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