#ChangeChat with Bronte Jackson

In this #ChangeChat, I talk social anthropology with Bronte Jackson. Bronte featured earlier in the year in a Sharp Hit of Change. In the #SHOC she provided a great example of the use of symbolism in change with […]

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On change receptivity

About 12 years I ago I finished my PhD studies in organisations that undergo continuous change. As is the case with every doctoral student there is usually a whole raft of stuff that you are interested in and you […]

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Of myth busting, babies and bathwater

Back in September 2013 I wrote a myth busting post about the commonly used statement “70% of Change Management projects fail”. It received a strong positive response from readers and had good social reach. When I re-published a version of […]

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The Surrender Trinity

Many of you know I have been working on how the concept of “Surrender” fits into workplace change. My interest in the idea arose when I experienced “stuckness” […]

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Of faith and trust in change

I flagged last year I had been working on a TED style talk or keynote on the topic of Strength of Surrender in Change. It started with a musing on the role of surrender in change, and has taken six […]

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Not sure how to deal with “resistance to change”?

Want to know how to deal with resistance to change? People voicing displeasure and distrust at your change messaging? It’s easy. Say thank you. Yep – every voicing of concern, anger, fear, sadness, frustration with your change is […]

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As I learn so do I teach: 1

. .. as I teach so do I learn (Iyanla Vanzant) Last week I had the pleasure of starting a change management subject with the Municipal Association of Victoria Grad Dip of Management students with Swinburne University.  It’s been a […]

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Surrender

So some of you may have noticed an absence with the blogging and change nuggets. There’s been a few big changes happening personally (bought a house, moved and had hip surgery in 8 weeks!). I’ve just been a little distracted, […]

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