Tag Archives: change management

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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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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Managing Change in Agile Development Environment

If you’ve been around the IT world very much, you’re familiar with the concept of using an Agile methodology to drive system …

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4 Self-Management Techniques When Change Is Hard

I’ve always thought of myself as someone who embraces change – I like the idea of learning something new and continuing to …

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Dealing with Resistance

Don’t be disappointed when no one hip-hip-hoorays or throws a party for your new initiative or idea. It doesn’t matter that you’ve done …

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How to Make a Case for Change

Persuasion – it’s such a powerful word and such a critical skill for leaders. Most of us are used to tapping into our …

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My Favorite Change Tools, Part 2: Impact Analysis

My second blog about my favorite change tools is about an impact analysis. In any major change effort, what you want people …

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My Favorite Change Tools, Part 1: The Roadmap

As a busy consultant, I’m often asked about the tools and techniques that I use when consulting with my clients. So, I’m …

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7 Signs Your Communication Approach Will Fail

Most leaders and organizations struggle during times of change. I’ve witnessed how Steering Committee Powerpoint slides, code drop deadlines and meticulous budget …

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