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Within any major initiative it seems one of the most overlooked yet extremely important steps is to manage the change to the teams. This is not exclusive to the impacted teams but also those that work with the teams both directly and indirectly. 214 more words

Leading Change

What Positive Leadership is Not

It drives me nuts.

Few things make me crazier than when people misunderstand what it means to be “positive” in the workplace, and then project that misunderstanding onto others. 773 more words

Leading Organizations

Rich’s Change Rule # 1: Then, Now & NEXT!

Rich’s Change Rule # 1: That Was Then, This Is Now & What Comes Next?!

Time flies. When clients ask me about generations in the workplace I have to stop and think hard because the subject is such a moving target.  420 more words

Navigating Change

Understanding and Leading Change

John Kotter is perhaps the worlds leading authority on understanding organizational and by extension ministry change. His position as long time professor at Harvard Business School and author of best selling book LEADING CHANGE have given him a perspective on observing the growing body of literature and research on how to lead change. 229 more words

YouthMinistry/Spiritual Formation

The Missing Link

The wild cats have been herded and all your ducks are in a row.  On the surface, all components of your initiative look good.  But something is amiss. 259 more words

Change Leadership

Dealing with Resistance

As the story goes, “what was once ours is now their’s.”  It is “them” and “us,”   whether it be a disgruntled work team due to a company takeover (be it amicable or hostile) or a merger, or an attempt to streamline business practices across a global/regional enterprise (get everyone onto the same enterprise resource planning system).  458 more words

Change Leadership

Identifying an Effective Change Resource(s)

Finding an appropriate Change Leader for your initiative can be a daunting task.  Whether you are searching for a full-time employee or an external consultant to work on a specific initiative, the value your organization derives will be consistent with the resource’s expertise in leading change. 279 more words

Change Leadership