No matter how much you try, change periods are still tough. Even in scenarios where there are no layoffs, it’s difficult to quell people’s fear about the unknown. However, if
You can do this with any sort of change. You can also use language that reflects your belief around the sort of person you want to be.. "I am so
It’s no longer a matter of thinking “if we can just get through this period of x”, it will all be ok, and we will go back to life as
The communication process doesn't need to be onerous. It doesn't need to involve large town halls and full on presentations (although of course there is a place for those). It
Change management has become somewhat of a buzz-word in recent times, but introducing changes to the workplace successfully remains one of the big (and expensive) challenges for organizations.
The starting point for any cultural change should be to look at present culture - the good, the bad and indifferent. Symbols can tell you a lot about the workplace.
BUT, there are some threshold questions that need to be considered well before any of the above. Questions that might mean that a change should never progress beyond the initial
Change and leadership are inextricably linked. Often leaders are brought in to introduce change, and always change requires great leadership if it is to be successful.
In part, the practice of stopping creates a circuit breaker in an otherwise hectic day. It provides a pause to consciously reflect on how you are feeling at that moment
I am speaking at an event later this week; on leading through change. It’s a great topic — a timely and timeless one; as change will not go away and leading