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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Change Management: What’s in a name?

Every so often you see a discussion flare on the topic of what to call change management.   There’s a general squeamishness amongst some with being called a “change manager” or even talking about something as a “change”. The sentiment […]

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2013: Reflection of a professional year

Like last year, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on the year that was. It’s a good way to balance the exhaustion that starts to overwhelm at this point of the year. Particularly a year that does not […]

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Resilience & vulnerability in change: two sides of the same coin?

I’ve been thinking a little about the relationship between resilience, vulnerability and change, partly prompted by attending a Business Chick’s  Brene Brown breakfast while spending time at a client site going through major restructure activity. When it comes to coping […]

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How to survive spills, fills and thrills

So I’m in the midst of restructure land again. While not directly involved from a change management perspective, I’ve been with teams directly affected by restructures every year for the last four years.  And you know there is a marked […]

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Neuroscience and Change Management: The Neu Black?

I have to say, there doesn’t seem to be a LinkedIn update, best selling list, or conference outline that isn’t referencing Neuroscience and management at the moment.  Tis tres sexy! Get on board… Rewire your recalcitrant employees brains, make the […]

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I think I’m resistant to change resistance…

In the last post on change readiness (Ready or Not), I flagged that I don’t tend to put much stock in focussing on change resistance. This post, I’ll tell you why. Historically (and frustratingly a lot of the time […]

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Ready or not?

Welcome to 2013.  I put a shout out a week ago or so to find out what topics regular readers wanted in this year’s blog posts. The first one offered up was change readiness – specifically how you measure it […]

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