People Matter

If a services organisation doesn’t know enough about change to know that people, and the leadership of people, are at the heart of any change then we really do have a long way to go to spread the message!

Leading Change – People Matter

If a services organisation doesn’t know enough about change to know that people, and the leadership of people, are at the heart of any change then we really do have a long way to go to spread the message!

Leading and Managing Change – It Starts With One

This is a great video from the INSEAD (the Business School) channel on YouTube on changing the hearts and minds of individuals as a necessary precursor to organizational change. The real engagement of individuals is key to success in organizational change

Engaging Individuals

This is a great video from the INSEAD (the Business School) channel on YouTube on changing the hearts and minds of individuals as a necessary precursor to organizational change. The real engagement of individuals is key to success in organizational change

Becoming A Leader Today – What to give up!

Whether you are new to leadership, or an established leader taking time out to reflect, it is worth considering your leadership style. A summer break provides a great opportunity to contemplate lessons learned and the opportunities ahead.
What kind of leader would you like to be? Here are some thoughts on changes you might make and some things you might like to consider giving up!

Leading Change – do you have a great vision?

A great vision needs to be about the future but it will fail if it is not firmly rooted in the present. You may wish to change the organization but you can’t ignore its history, culture and organization. Most of all you need to make sure there is a connection to its values.

Leading Change – deciding who leads!

Last week I wrote about putting a group together to lead your change – creating a guiding coalition (Kotter Stage 3). This group needs to include both managers and leaders and they will work together as a team.  The managers will keep the process under control while the leaders will drive the change. A group […]

Leading Change – bad advice and frightening people!

People need the truth about change and as much information as you can give them about how it is going to affect them. You need to tell them what you know and what you don’t know and how you are going to bridge that gap. But don’t let rip! That way lies panic!

Leading Leading Change the Simple Way

Leading Leading Change the Simple Way The three stages of change identified by psychologist Kurt Lewin are the basis of most change management approaches today. Lewin’s three stages are about leading change the simple way. They are very easy to understand – unfreeze, transition, re-freeze! There are simple techniques you can use at each stage […]

Leading Leading Change the Simple Way and a Present from Wisewolf

The three stages of change identified by psychologist Kurt Lewin are the basis of most change management approaches today. They are very easy to understand – unfreeze, transition, re-freeze! There are simple techniques you can use at each stage to move people through and to complete your change successfully. Unfreeze: People like to feel safe […]