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Change Management

Bet Big on Agility... The Agile Workforce

Pat Wadors | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Pat Wadors

This morning when I woke up, I checked my iPhone for any messages through the night. Once again I got a request to accept a new upgrade to my apps. I...

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

Randy Pennington | Posted 12.08.2015 | 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.

Leverage Your Greatest Assets to Deliver Results

Randy Pennington | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

Right now - as you read this sentence - your organization's greatest assets are alienating your customers, resisting changes, or costing your organization money that could be used for more productive uses. I'm talking about your people.

The Secret to Making Change Stick

Gina Soleil | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Gina Soleil

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.

How to Make Business Innovation Simple

Scott Steinberg | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Who says innovation has to be difficult? While game-changing breakthrough technologies and new scientific discoveries tend to hog media headlines, it bears remembering: Evolutionary changes (slight shifts in business strategy or thinking) can often be every bit as powerful as revolutionary advancements.

Solving for the Healthcare Workforce Development Gap

Glenn Llopis | Posted 10.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

It's time for executives in the healthcare and biomedical fields to define a strategy for change around this minority workforce development gap (burning platform) so that we can finally begin to solve for it - the right way.

Navigating the Messy Middle of Change

Randy Pennington | Posted 10.13.2015 | 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.

Let's Not Settle for Good But Aspire to Great Work

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

We seem to have adjusted our performance metrics so that good means great, which surely is just not good enough. Healthy, committed and inspired people help businesses perform better, so how wonderful would it be if we aspired to be in optimum health and do great work as the norm?

3 Steps to Activate Your Company's Culture

Elliot Begoun | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

You cannot just talk about your company's culture or value. You must demonstrate them through action, making certain they manifest outwardly. Far too often, it is just talk.

Why Attaining Sustainability Requires Us to Bridge Generational Divide

Mark Coleman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
Mark Coleman

Managing change while confronting the onslaught of converging social, economic, and environmental issues that challenge humanity requires all generations to work together.

Death By Restructuring: Retailers Need to Stop Slicing the Cheese

Greg Portell | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Greg Portell

When the quarter ends, those words change, and management is stuck in an endless cycle of transformation. Retailers play catch up instead of leapfrogging ahead. Retailer programs aren't inherently doomed to fail. In fact, our analysis finds three themes associated with lasting success.

How Can You Attain Sustainability Results? Try Triple-A (AAA)

Mark Coleman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green
Mark Coleman

Increasingly, governments, businesses, and consumers are trying to get there arms around complex and converging sustainability-related risks: climate, resource scarcity, food supplies, geo-political conflict, economic inequality, disease, hunger, human rights, and so on.

Rethinking Change Through Personal Growth Management: An Interview With Growally CEO Viviana Vethencourt

Ernesto Sosa | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Ernesto Sosa

In the volatile world we live in, where change is the only constant, learning to embrace and manage change to our own advantage can make all the difference between being stuck with a life you do not want or live a happier, more fulfilling life, the one you always dreamed about.

Business Innovation: What Market Leaders Can Learn From Video Games

Scott Steinberg | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Video game makers are constantly forced to reinvent their products, services and even core value propositions on a regular basis. Consumer products makers, manufacturers, retailers and businesses in virtually any category would do well to follow their lead.

Robot Dogs & Change Management

Joyce Maroney | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Joyce Maroney

I've worked in the high tech industry for almost 35 years, and am generally a fan of technological change. The google robot dog does give me pause for thought, though. Watch the video at the end of this post, it's amazing.

The Key to Successful Change Is Trust

Peter Fuda | Posted 04.11.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda


Change is not the goal

Peter Fuda | Posted 03.20.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda


Change efforts fail because we think we are objective

Peter Fuda | Posted 03.20.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda


Change Management at CHLA

Greg Woodburn | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

CHLA invests in technology due to practices mandated by the Affordable Care Act -- such as electronic medical records -- and due to other innovations that have the potential to improve health outcomes and financial performance.

Business Innovation: How to Succeed and Stay Ahead of the Curve

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Of all the buzzwords utilized in business today, innovation and disruption rank among the most popular. What you may be surprised to learn is that they also rank among the most widely misunderstood. Were you to look up either term's definition, you may be surprised what you'd find -- and the resulting implications.

Reason #30 Why We Can't Change: We Don't Have the Time

Susan Scrupski | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Susan Scrupski

You do have the time. You just need to know how to work and play out loud with online networking. It's good for your career, your life, and your peace of mind. Try it.

Corporate Antibodies: Don't Let Them Kill Your Growth Strategies

Laura Berger | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

You, as corporate leaders, have been given an unprecedented advantage to show growth and results. Interest rates are historically low and corporate cash positions strong. The masses know it, and they are expecting fireworks.

Why Change Is So Hard

Karen Frankola | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Karen Frankola

Innovation is certainly a great goal, but before we can go about transforming an organization, we need to do a better job of helping the vast majority of people who struggle when asked to do their jobs differently.

Principles for Effective Meetings

Peter Fuda | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda


10 Reasons Why Effective Meetings Are So Important

Peter Fuda | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business
Peter Fuda

"Our leadership meetings are a good use of time." ...