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The 8 Most Critical Levers to Managing and Sustaining Change

Most Transformation initiatives fail to achieve their anticipated objectives. Change Management is all about engaging and rallying people at all levels in the organization make the transition and sustain that change.  It is critical to ensure that the entire workforce is eager and ready to embrace the required new behaviors.  More often than not, the […]

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Change Is Hard, Get over It

Recently, I was asked in an interview, why change was hard. I thought maybe this was a trick question: everybody knows that change is hard. Surely–it’s intuitive, as a leader, you can feel it in the pit of your stomach. However, seemingly, many are in denial about this, or they don’t pay enough attention to […]

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Using Measures to Get the Most out of Your Change Initiative

There are plenty of statistics indicating that a high number of change initiatives fail. Any organization can turn those statistics on their head by doing one thing; USING their measures. Not just creating them; using them. When you use measures the right way, you reinforce your change message through multiple avenues and in several ways, moving people through their […]

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Change Adoption Takes Awareness, and That’s Not Easy

This is probably going to sound silly but indulge me for a couple of minutes. Whether you are interested in change adoption at an individual or at an organizational level, awareness is one of the first things, and most important things, you need to nail down. I’m not telling you something you don’t already know. But there […]

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What Does Your Sponsorship Curve Look Like?

“One picture is worth a thousand words.” How can sponsors and change practitioners create a picture of sponsorship? The sponsor holds a critical role in every change initiative. There is ample research that shows the importance of the role and the positive impact that sponsorship has on change success and staff engagement. The impact of […]

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Integrating Change and Project Management

Every change practitioner I know struggles with integrating their work into a project at some point. And I know a lot of project managers have been challenged with how to integrate the two disciplines as well. A prevailing theme is that integrating change management and project management is the most effective path forward. That makes […]

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Lewin 3-Step Change Model: A Simple Yet Effective Framework to Manage Change

The rapidly evolving world necessitates organizations to change quickly to keep pace.  Organizations that are able to manage change well flourish, whereas those that don’t risk disruption or closure.  Change management varies greatly based on the nature of business and the people involved.  It also depends on how well people understand the change process. Various […]

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Change Management: A Glimpse into the “Influence Model”

Business Transformation initiatives are complex undertakings that aren’t easy to manage.  In fact, data suggests most transformation efforts globally to have ended up in failure. That’s predominantly because organizations find it challenging to make their people accept change.  Most of the large-scale change initiatives are typically executed without focusing much on the human element—bolstering the people’s […]

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Are You Familiar with the ADKAR Change Management Model?

Not many people have heard about the ADKAR MODEL! Developed by Jeff Hiatt—the Founder of Prosci (a Change Management research and advisory)—the ADKAR Change Management Model is a potent tool for professionals and leaders responsible to manage and sustain successful change. ADKAR stands for 5 sequential building blocks that are essential to drive successful change […]

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A Different Perspective on Culture Change – Part II

Editor’s Note:  You can read Dr. Ted Marra’s Part I of A Different Perspective on Culture Change here. * * * * For those readers of Part I and possibly some new readers as well, I hope that this article continues to add value and provide a different perspective – one through the eyes of […]

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A Different Perspective on Culture Change – Part I

I can already sense what you’re thinking! The last thing we need is another article on cultural or organisational change! Please, give us a break! Certainly I know all too well the number of consulting organisations out there like Senn-Delaney and all the other ‘big’ and ‘small players’ as well as independent consultants who believe […]

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Change Leadership vs. Change Management

We are living in an era where the need for change has considerably increased both at the personal and professional level. New initiatives, shift of paradigms, technology disruption, highly competitive environment, digital revolution, new set of talents-these things are the drivers that make CHANGE a fundamental step towards personal and organizational improvement. While in the […]

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