Monthly Archives: April 2012

How To Create a “Talking Email” in 5 Minutes or Less

Are you tired of sending the same old, hum-drum type of email? Want to “liven” up those email messages? There is an easy …

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Caterpillars Hate Behavior Change

If you are going to ask someone to make a change, how are you going to start? How are you going to get …

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7 Deadly Sins of Recognition

Recognition programs are like the sensible shoes in the back of the closet — you know you should wear but you can’t …

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Is Your Change Project Sponsor Renting or Buying?

Think for a minute about the difference between how you treat property you OWN (such as a house) compared to property you …

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How to Be An (Internal) Consulting Super Hero

Consultants are expected to bring new ideas, solve problems and provide needed expertise. Usually these experts are paid to come in from the …

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3 Tips for Powerful Influencing

For several years, I’ve asked senior executives, “what’s the one thing you can do that would make the biggest positive difference in your …

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Would You Just Get To The Point?

True confessions: my family and more honest friends and colleagues would likely say that I have a tendency to talk around a …

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Your Change Plan Needs to Change

For those of us involved with organizational change management, the traditional advice is to begin by understanding what the sponsors of the …

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Social Media or Bust: 5 Rookie Mistakes

  In my previous post, I laid out four easy tips for getting started with social media. Define your goal. Choose 1-3 platforms to …

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Professional Development – At Your Service

I have a proposal for your professional development that is too good for you to pass up. Gain leadership skills by participating …

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