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Change Leadership

Reframing Our Perspectives About Change and the Future

Randy Pennington | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Randy Pennington

Humans have a tendency to believe that their initial experience with a situation is the first time that it has occurred. The reality is that virtually...

Leading Change -- Why It's Hard And What Can Make It Easier

Liana Downey | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Liana Downey

Earlier this week, I ran a program for leaders who are facing major transformation in their organizations. They didn't choose this change -- it has be...

Your Transformation, the Presidential Campaign and the Arab Spring

Kotter International | Posted 04.02.2017 | Business
Kotter International

What do your organization's successful transformation, the current U.S. Presidential campaign and the Arab Spring all have in common? Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, the answer is: masses of people.

Change Leaders or Change Managers: It Depends on Your Focus

Randy Pennington | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business
Randy Pennington

Allan was at his wits' end. The transformation team he was leading was in chaos. Their work was stalled, and their carefully crafted plan was in dange...

Connect With People Where They Are to Create Buy-In for Change

Randy Pennington | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

Creating the buy-in for change is really about connecting with people where they are. An effective communication plan is a critical first step, but the best change leaders actively involve others to move from awareness and understanding to support.

Navigating the Messy Middle of Change

Randy Pennington | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

You are now in the middle of a change. How you arrived here doesn't matter. It could be a planned change gone awry, or perhaps a crisis forced you to do or be something different. It feels as if you are stranded in the median of a busy freeway with traffic speeding by in both direction.

Is Your Culture an Anchor or an Accelerator for Change?

Randy Pennington | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

A strong, vibrant organizational culture is the ultimate engine for accelerating change and adapting to new opportunities. It can also be an anchor that holds you back and contributes to your downfall.

Change Within to Create Change on the Outside

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

You no longer become eager to see what others do and want to change their attitudes and actions. This significantly reduces your burnout and frustration. You become refueled from within.

The Only Real Question Anyone Has About Any Change You Lead

George Bradt | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
George Bradt

The questions come in every size and shape. "What's the vision?" "What's our plan?" "What are you thinking?" "What do you want us to do?" "How can we ...

A Movement in Transition for a World in Flux

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 09.11.2013 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

The cultural landscape of America is shifting, and girls are caught in the middle. Peer pressure and media depictions of women are discouraging girls from taking leadership positions in their schools and communities. Their future success will depend on their ability of lead.