Tools & Techniques

Three Questions to Assess Your Change Readiness

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013

Three Questions to Assess Your Change Readiness

Situational awareness is knowing what goes on around you and responding accordingly. How do you increase such readiness to lead change in your team and organization? These 3 questions help you face opportunities and challenges of change. Read on for more ideas to build situational awareness!

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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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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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Two Ears and One Mouth: Use Accordingly During Organizational Change

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013

Two Ears and One Mouth: Use Accordingly During Organizational Change

Are you communicating during organizational change? Is there a difference between just hearing what people are saying and actively listening to them? Demonstrate 5 key elements of active listening to show your respect and understanding of the other person.

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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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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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Step Out of the Shade and Into Your Talents

Posted by on May 15, 2013

As leaders, we may face situations where we cannot hire any more talent to ensure project success. How then can we work with what we have got? Ask these 4 questions of your current resource to uncover the many hidden talents among your leaders, team members, even within yourself.

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The Name of the Game? Integration.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013

Teamwork and integration is a necessity today to improve the customer experience. Just what do these organizational aspects entail? Here are 3 ways to coordinate your channels and touchpoints to improve these aspects.

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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013

The higher you are in the company, the fewer opportunities exist for honest and direct feedback. So can you really know how you are doing as a leader? Robert Kaplan recommends self-assessing (reflecting on) your performance as a leader and manager. Find out how you can do so periodically!

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