Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate

By |2019-09-19T14:44:55-06:00September 19th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

The first sentences of this article grab your attention like the opening lines of a good novel. But Bryan Walker and Sarah Soule aren’t writing fiction; they’re describing the elusive force that drives most businesses: culture. “Culture,” the authors say, “is like the wind. It is invisible, yet its [...]

Tricks for Keeping the “NO!” Response from Hijacking the Brain Part Six

By |2019-10-22T11:53:58-06:00September 9th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability|

Beat the Hijackers In installment five of this blog series we learned the most important tool for keeping the brain safe from hijackers. BREATH In this installment, we will learn four more strategies for beating the hijackers. All of these strategies will be much easier [...]

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The Key to Changing Organizational Culture

By |2019-08-22T15:49:19-06:00August 19th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

Since I have become dependent on getting short bursts of information from the small devices I hold in my hand, this article on organizational culture change by John Kotter fits comfortably into my device-sized frame of mind. First, it's short. Second, it contains two of the most impactful paragraphs on [...]

Tricks for Keeping the “NO!” Response from Hijacking the Brain Part Five

By |2019-10-22T11:49:12-06:00August 7th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management|

Beat the Hijackers So far in this blog series you have learned that stress as a physical and cognitive reaction is experienced when the brain perceives that someone or something has changed or plans to change something of perceived importance to you. This change often [...]

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The Dream Team

By |2019-08-01T14:19:35-06:00August 1st, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

Team: Just Another Four-Letter Word Have you ever wondered why IT projects always fail? Let's be real for a moment. If your definition of success involves wide-based, enthusiastic adoption of an IT solution, then the vast majority of IT projects are complete failures. There have been studies after studies, [...]

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Business case for living buildings

By |2019-07-31T17:57:54-06:00July 30th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Sustainability|

Living buildings are "regenerative spaces that connect occupants to light, air, food, nature, and community. Self-sufficient and remain within the resource limits of their site." Designers and architects have learned to incorporate nature's solutions to create regenerative environments using standards like the Living Building framework and the Well Building [...]

Tricks for Keeping the “NO!” Response from Hijacking the Brain Part Four

By |2019-10-22T11:46:00-06:00July 10th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management|

Meet the Hijackers In Parts 2 and 3 of this blog series you learned about the mental and physical consequences of stress. In this part of the series we will discuss triggers. When the brain perceives that someone has made or plans to make a [...]

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Regenerate the Planet

By |2019-10-08T14:35:03-06:00July 1st, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Sustainability|

“Nature makes human development possible but our relentless demand for the Earth’s resources is accelerating extinction rates and devastating the world’s ecosystems.”   — Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment.  Our environmental, economic and social health is essential to our wellbeing. What does this have to do with business? Well, everything. If we [...]

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