Leading Change and the virtue of patience

Kotter’s eight steps in change leadership – Step Six is to create short-term wins. Nothing motivates and gives people confidence more than success .Big bang changes are fraught with risk and danger so it makes sense, if you have the time, to break your change down into manageable modules.

Falling at the first jump; the real value of a change management process.

If you want to make a change it is much better to take time out at the beginning to establish the real benefits and costs. It won’t be as enjoyable as just galloping off into the sunset but it will mean there is much more chance of getting somewhere, or at least knowing whether “somewhere” is a place you want to visit!