“The Lord of the Rings” Lessons for Change Managers

By |2020-02-18T16:21:58-07:00January 27th, 2020|Change Leadership Capability, Collaboration, Leadership and Management|

Whatever your view of the “Lord of the Rings” books and movies, we can all agree on one thing: they don't have anything to say about change management. Or do they? I think any scholar in Middle-Earth who happened to ask the [...]

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Leadership: Better Outcomes Through Learning

By |2020-01-02T16:09:43-07:00December 19th, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Collaboration, Leadership and Management|

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." - John F. Kennedy The first installment of this blog series defined terms relating to leadership and how negative outcomes within organizations can be avoided with good leadership and organizational learning.  In this installment, we will focus [...]

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Engagement is a Two Way Street

By |2020-01-13T20:11:33-07:00December 5th, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

Bringing Out the Heavy Artillery Do you want to know a secret about change management? Communication and training are important, but their effectiveness pales in comparison to Engagement. Now, I am not talking about engagement, I am talking about Engagement — with a capital E. We will get into [...]

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Putting Credibility First

By |2019-12-04T14:11:16-07:00December 4th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

In the third paragraph of this article, Augusto Giacoman states a hard truth about leading change: "People will not believe a message that presses the case for change if they don't believe the messenger." We at Expressworks agree. Credibility is critical to effective change leadership. Unless leaders establish credibility [...]

Tight Lips Sink Ships

By |2019-09-26T10:58:09-06:00September 26th, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

Hello? Are you tired of sending out the same key messages to your workforce? Is your leadership team complaining about over-communicating the same messages without any new information? If this is your situation, then good. You are doing it right. Resist the temptation to hold back, despite desperate pleas [...]

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