Quotes

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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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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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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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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Take Care of the Minutes & Watch the Hours Fly

Posted by on Oct 31, 2010

You can rationally plan the time and sequence the milestones, but you cannot plan how and when people in the organization are going to get on board. Here is a tip to combine the rational and emotional aspects that leads to full engagement and ownership during a large scale organizational change.

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Three choices – where do you fit?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2010

"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses and some don’t turn up at all." Sam Ewing (1920 – 2001), American writer & humorist …More on how this quote relates to organizational change once I can find the time to write this...

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