Tag Archives: change

The Only Way to Make Sense of Change

Habitual resistance: the automatic avoidance of change, new thinking or evolution. “This tastes nothing like my mama’s spaghetti and meatballs.”  “The new guy …

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Bite Size Thoughts from Wisdom 2013

  I’m sorry if you missed PeopleFluent‘s Wisdom Conference in Orlando this week. Kristi Erickson and I spoke on Rethinking How Change …

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Nate Silver & the Arrival of the Big Data Career

Nate Silver has a way with data. He’s known for being an innovator in interpreting, simplifying and translating complex data with accuracy. …

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Don’t Do Business With Yourself

A very wise executive leader I used to work with had a great question that he would ask – and I’ve totally …

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What Google Glass Can Teach Us About Stale Leadership

I haven’t tried Google Glass but I’m intrigued. As James Rivington writes in Techradar’s “Google Glass: What You Need to Know”, Google Glass is …

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By All Means, Ignore Your Stakeholders

My vacuum went on the fritz, and I have been trying to get it fixed. It’s a vacuum by the inventor/company that …

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Whipped Cream on a Cow Pie: People Skills Without Love

Teaching “people skills” to leaders who don’t care about people is like putting whipped cream on a cow pie. When you take …

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Buy-In: One Word You Can’t Do (Anything) Without

Is it better to be right than to be done? That was the question that hovered over my head for the past …

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6 Change Management Lessons from the Super Bowl

Are you staring at the “Super Bowl of Change” in your organization? Is it a large change and you’re responsible? Are you …

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Bag of Tricks: 4 Tips for Shameless Naming Manipulation

Names don’t matter much. Or do they? From Baby names (good luck with that, Baby Hashtag) to multi-million dollar branding campaigns (New …

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