Change Strategy


A Candid Message to Senior Leaders: Ten Ways to Dramatically Increase the Success of Your Change Efforts

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2019-03-22T15:15:33+00:00
In this article, we want to share with you what we perceive you need to be doing—or doing differently, or to stop doing altogether—to get the return on investment you need from the change efforts you sponsor or lead. This is a candid portrayal based on our observations of our senior executive clients over the past four decades. The picture we paint here is further fortified by what we consistently hear from other seasoned consultants and project managers, both external experts and internal professionals, about the successes and challenges they face in getting their senior leaders to do what is required for change to succeed.

The Strategic Importance of Change Leaders Modeling the Change

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2019-03-22T15:15:35+00:00
One of the toughest change efforts we supported was made more difficult because the CEO was not willing to change himself in the very ways he was demanding that his organization change. The company was transforming its strategy, operations, business processes, and culture.

This article explores the key change leadership issue of “modeling,” and provides insights for how you can get your leaders to model the changes they are asking of your organization.

Ten Questions That Catalyze Great Change Leadership

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2019-03-22T15:12:31+00:00
A good change consultant's primary job is to catalyze insight and clear thinking in their clients so their executive leaders are able to lead their organization's change efforts with greater skill and competency. In this free eBook we provide you with questions that promote the right type of thinking and actions to support change.

Awake at the Wheel: Moving Beyond Change Management to Conscious Change Leadership

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2019-03-22T15:18:05+00:00
In this eBook, you will discover a new leadership paradigm, skills and methods to achieve breakthrough in business results, culture and leadership in all your complex change efforts.

Topics to Assess Your Change Process Info Sheet

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2019-03-22T15:15:39+00:00
Given the assumption that change is continuous, and your intention is to strengthen your organization's ongoing capacity to lead large-scale change, this Info Sheet lists the different factors to consider in order for you to learn from your change process and establish best practices.

Factors Affecting Readiness and Capacity to Change Info Sheet

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2019-03-22T15:15:33+00:00
Your chances of succeeding in your current organizational change efforts are directly affected by your people's level of readiness and capacity to change. This Info Sheet provides a comprehensive list of dynamics that influence both readiness and capacity. Many leaders never address these topics in preparation for a major change effort. Some resist delving into such matters. However, inquiring into these subjects will likely surface information that, although it may be uncomfortable for the leaders to acknowledge, is key to aligning their change strategy with the true condition of the organization. At the very least, raising these topics will start many conversations among leaders and employees that would never otherwise have occurred, all in the name of building awareness for leading conscious transformation.

How to Implement a Common Change Methodology to Increase Your Organization’s Change Results and Skill

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2019-03-22T15:15:34+00:00
In this article, we will outline a seven-step process that will enable your organization to actually implement a common approach to change and maximize your return on this key investment. The benefits your organization will realize by developing a common change methodology are significant.

Clarifying Shared Accountability Partnership Agreements Tool

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2019-03-22T15:12:31+00:00
This partnering tool is designed to help key players, change leaders and teams build strong, sustainable relationships that will foster achievement and learning – simultaneously.

Stakeholder Engagement: Opportunities, Types, and Vehicles Info Sheet

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2019-03-22T15:15:34+00:00
Creating an effective stakeholder engagement strategy is an extremely important aspect of your overall change strategy. This Info Sheet will help you think through the key aspects of stakeholder engagement in preparation for designing your engagement strategy.

The Keys to Effective Decision-Making

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2019-03-22T15:15:35+00:00
Decision-making can be a powerful tool for modeling a new culture, and for catalyzing tremendous employee commitment to your organization's change effort…if it is done effectively. In this article, we will reveal the keys to effective decision-making, identify why decision-making has such widespread impact on the success of transformational change initiatives, and provide tips and a simple yet effective decision-making tool to increase the positive impact of your decision-making.