Culture Change: More Than a Project

Many companies approach culture change like a project, but it’s not that simple. While change management includes elements of project management, it has an added layer of complexity that must be account for. Change, at its core is personal, emotional, and largely internal. Culture change only happens and sticks when the majority of employees have insights meaningful enough to adjust their beliefs about […]

How to Inspire Your Team When You’re Down

Even the most optimistic leaders have an off day, a time when they feel less than inspired. Still the responsibility to motivate and activate others remains. When you hit those emotional dips, you can reenergize yourself and your team by revisiting the three levers of change. Describe the Positive Future State:Recall and reiterate the WHY behind your strategy and goals. When you consider those who will […]

Managing change: Nine common blunders—and how to avoid them

Despite increased awareness of change management processes, principles, and practices, many business leaders continue to struggle with navigating their organization through a change initiative. These challenges often stem from a series of common blunders that can significantly impede progress in achieving project goals. The experiences of several executive sponsors of large-scale change, however, show that employing a holistic change […]