Strategies For Managing Change

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Apr 22, 2018

When Leadership Training is a Waste of Money

To ensure that investment in leadership development is not wasted these are the five most critical areas businesses should focus on:

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Apr 21, 2018

5 Crucial Mistakes Leaders Continue To Make

Leaders continue to be too comfortable with being comfortable. Here are five crucial mistakes that leaders continue to make, placing insurmountable barriers for their people and organizations to grow:

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Apr 20, 2018

Change Management Risk Assessment

Change management risk assessment is based on the premise that "organisational risk" is the inverse of "change readiness".

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Apr 19, 2018

Why Teaching Us Won't Change Us

How to close the gap between our intentions, things we actually want to carry out, and what we are actually able to do...

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Apr 19, 2018

Resistance To Change Is A Consequence Of Leadership Failure And Management Failure

Failure reasons in change management are many and varied, but in the literature of change management there are recurring themes for change failure. In my experience these themes can be distilled into 3 big reasons for the failure rate:

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Apr 18, 2018

Why Personal Change Is So Very Difficult

There is an inherent assumption that people can be taught to change. They can be taught, but generally they won't change. They can't change... because of their inbuilt and invisible immunity to change.

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Apr 18, 2018

What Makes Change So Difficult For HR?

“Organisational change is very hard as it involves lots of people, often without a compelling personal why. We just expect people to ‘get it’ or want to do it because it’s good for the business...”

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Apr 17, 2018

Leadership And Self-Esteem

Management and leadership often have a strong personal drive to achieve management and leadership position levels to satisfy self-esteem needs... well beyond the basics and norms.

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Apr 16, 2018

Change Management - A Practitioners Masterclass

"One key reason why implementation fails is that practicing executives, managers and supervisors do not have... a good understanding of the multiple factors that must be addressed, often simultaneously, to make implementation work."

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Apr 15, 2018

Leadership Lessons On Persistence From Pope Francis

On March 25th Pope Francis delivered his traditional Palm Sunday address. His message has deep resonance for leaders at any level, of any age or circumstance.

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Apr 14, 2018

The Worst Leadership Advice I Ever Received

Even your family, friends and colleagues can give you bad advice....

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Apr 13, 2018

3 Simple Questions to Lead People Through Change Transition

William Bridges said; "It still surprises me how often organizations undertake changes that no one can describe very clearly." He posed these 3 simple questions...

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Apr 12, 2018

What Is Your Hidden Language Saying?

All body language is rooted in survival. This is why it is a universally human thing. Reading body language does not vary depending on culture.

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Apr 11, 2018

Leaders Who Make Their Own Luck Do These 5 Things

Luck isn't chance but the meeting of opportunity and preparation. Here's how to make it a habit...

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Apr 10, 2018

Change Management - Leadership That Primes Positive Emotions In People

Primal leadership is the business application of "Emotional Intelligence".

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Apr 09, 2018

Change Management - The Leader's Mood Drives a Staggering 30% of Performance

A study of 3,871 executives and their direct reports shows that HOW a leader leads in terms of the emotional resonance they do or don't generate matters for 2 reasons...

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Apr 08, 2018

Change Management - Don't Confuse the Map With the Territory

It is my experience that whilst many executives have the objectivity and emotional detachment to function strategically, they all too frequently lack the "counter-balancing" emotional intelligence to understand the human impact of their strategic decisions.

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Apr 07, 2018

The 5 Competencies Of Emotional Intelligence

Unlike the traditional measures of intellectual intelligence which cannot be learned, we can learn, practise and develop competencies that will expand and increase our emotional intelligence.

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Apr 06, 2018

A Fix For Toxic Leadership - From CEO of Yum Brands

News of toxic leadership is all too pervasive these days. From business to Hollywood to government, no industry or organization seems to be immune.

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Apr 05, 2018

Great Leaders Are Masters of This One Skill

Over the years I've held many leadership roles. And in each of these roles I believed it was my job to have all the answers...

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Apr 04, 2018

Emotional Intelligence and The Long Game

Emotional intelligence involves much more than what happens in a given moment...

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Apr 03, 2018

Change Management Questions You Need To Know - That Tell You How To Lead

Sometimes our ability to lead others successfully through change cannot be guaranteed by our previous experience but in our ability to be confident and assured in the absence of facts and logic.

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Mar 31, 2018

The Tao Of Change

The Tao of change - the way of change - is to be fully conscious of what is happening.

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Mar 30, 2018

Best Buy's CEO Uses 5 Criteria To Determine Leadership Potential

Best Buy's CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone's a leader. He calls them the five "be"s of leadership.

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Mar 29, 2018

7 Communications Tips From Donald Trump

This article outlines the 7 human influence tactics that moved so many voters to Trump's side. Regardless of what you may think of Trump, as leaders and managers of change we can learn from this...

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