Tag Archives: change leadership

Addressing Resistance Head-On

If someone is resisting your idea, a change, a new procedure, an approach, it’s easy to assume he/she is afraid of or doesn’t like change. …

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More Alike Than Different: Big Business and Big Government

Think about a really big, really bureaucratic governmental organization with many, many public stakeholders. Then think about that organization trying to make …

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What Does It Mean to Be an Executive Sponsor?

Change doesn’t stick without solid executive sponsorship. Projects fail when there’s no visible leader who provides strategic direction, ownership, authority, credibility, resources, …

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How to Eclipse Your Old Way of Thinking

Today is the day that the moon will totally eclipse the sun. It’s a rare opportunity for scientists to have a unique …

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Making Your Strategy Work

The vision is complete! The presentation is beautiful and the external advisors have gone. Now what? Starting a big vision or change …

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Need to Tune Up Your Attitude? Try Reframing

I’m not sure if it’s the summer heat of Texas that’s getting to me (it tends to make me cranky), but I’ve …

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Tackling Transformation: Where to Begin?

Your company has a really big transformation to tackle. Where do you begin? How do you start? Sometimes taking the first steps can be …

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True Grit – Is It True for You?

I recently heard from a friend who is completing his clinical sessions on his way to becoming a licensed counselor. When asked …

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Why “Why” Matters

I read a great blog today written by one of my clients, the United States Pharmacopeia, which was a thoughtful exposition on …

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Are You Growing Change Agents in Your Organization?

There’s a great cartoon that says ‘Who wants change?’ and everyone wildly waves their hands in the air. The next question is …

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