It's not about turning people into puppets. Change happens when you respect people for their individual brilliance and value their input along the journey. One thing most people can agree on is that change is hard, uncomfortable and many businesses do it very wrong.
What's most exciting about these pivotal times is the opportunity to get out in front of them. Recognizing pivotal events early allows you to reinvent your business and move masterfully through them to the next level in your business.
Is change coming at you from the outside in, or the inside out? My experience in working with top leaders from business, government and education on five different continents is that the majority of change comes to us from the outside in.
Every successful entrepreneur, indeed every successful person, is an innovator. You might be saying to yourself, "Not me, I'll never invent the light bulb. Don't confuse the idea of innovation with the idea of invention.