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

By |2019-10-22T11:14:57-06:00April 1st, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management|

Have You Ever Heard...? Have you ever heard any of these? “OK, everyone, because of the market situation there have been rumors of this, but we are going to reorganize.” or “The bank just called and said our mortgage rate is changing.” or “We are [...]

Comments Off on Tricks for Keeping the “NO!” Response from Hijacking the Brain Part One

Career Transition: A Survival Guide

By |2019-03-29T15:47:54-06:00March 29th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management|

Part 4: Building Relations with Leaders and Building Your Role In our last installment, we discussed how to build relationships with coworkers. In this installment, we will explore ideas on how to build relationships with management and how those relationships can help you facilitate an agreement on how to [...]

Comments Off on Career Transition: A Survival Guide

What Does the Tone from the Top Sound Like at the Bottom?

By |2019-03-26T18:22:15-06:00March 7th, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

It's Your Fault, Again Improper leadership is the number one cause of large, failed efforts. I bet this is not the first time you have heard that, and yet large efforts continue to fail, and the culprit is always the leader (or leaders) in charge. There is no question [...]

Comments Off on What Does the Tone from the Top Sound Like at the Bottom?

The evolution of corporate sustainability goals

By |2019-03-05T10:18:50-07:00March 4th, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Sustainability|

Like everything, time moves on and so has our understanding of sustainability. Please be assured that there are very good business reasons to embark on the journey if you haven’t yet begun. There are even better incentives to evolve your efforts to receive the business benefits that the sustainability path [...]

The Right Time to Burn a Bridge — When and How to Start Leading a Transformation

By |2019-01-31T13:49:03-07:00January 31st, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

Burning Bridges In life and relationships, I eschew burning bridges. However, with organizations, sometimes that is the difficult call leaders must make. The provenance of our often-used phrase, “burning a bridge,” likely comes from military strategy. If a leader wanted their troops fully-committed to the end goal, they would [...]

Comments Off on The Right Time to Burn a Bridge — When and How to Start Leading a Transformation

Two Business Cycles Can Make or Break the Planet

By |2019-02-19T08:49:25-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Sustainability|

At the end of 2018 the outlook on global readiness for climate change is not very rosy, but there is still time for business to be a major contributor to climate solutions. While the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are diplomatically negotiated agreements, they have not reached the level of laws. [...]

There is no Plan(et) B

By |2019-01-22T16:37:41-07:00January 1st, 2019|@enable_change, Leader Change Capability, Sustainability|

Developing tomorrow’s sustainable solutions requires active collaboration today. Companies, governments, and organizations can have a much bigger impact if they join forces. This spirit of collaboration is at the heart of several high-profile developments: From the Paris Climate Agreement’s commitment to limiting global warming, through to [...]

For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Strategic Importance of Managing Emotions Through a Major Transformation

By |2019-01-09T09:39:03-07:00December 21st, 2018|Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Leadership and Management, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

A Pivotal Moment in Time Have you ever lost something (or someone) that was very important to you? How did that make you feel? What was your mental state? How did you behave during that time? Experiences like this are never pleasant to recall, but they are defining. Whether [...]

Comments Off on For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Strategic Importance of Managing Emotions Through a Major Transformation

The Secret Life of Change Managers: What We Do and How We Do It

By |2019-06-26T14:45:47-06:00December 13th, 2018|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Leader Change Capability, Mergers, Acquisitions & Reorganizations, Organizational Change Capacity|

Part 2: The Scope of Change Management As more clarity is given in regard to change management to clients and organizations it speaks to improving how change resources are leveraged and increases the likelihood of success. That is crucial in regard to the implementation of the remaining elements of [...]

Comments Off on The Secret Life of Change Managers: What We Do and How We Do It
Go to Top