Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Here’s how to tell…
The world is changing. Quickly. For leaders of established companies, keeping up with this reality means adapting. And the reality, proven by multiple studies, is that only around 30% of organizational change initiatives are effectively achieved with sustained results.
Change initiatives are not just wholescale business transformations. These make-or-break moments can also be leadership changes, restructurings, culture changes, system implementations, operational...
Monday, May 4, 2015
Re-Think Your Perspective
The very phrase "soft skills" can elicit eye rolls in the business world and the disdain for that terminology symbolizes the biggest resistance to the process of change management.
Savvy business and organizational leaders may want to re-think this perspective. Motivating people to re-think their knowledge, re-position their beliefs and behaviors, and re-orient their actions is one of the hardest and most difficult responsibilities of leadership.
This irony can stem ...