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  • Managing Change Fatigue

    One of my clients sensed his team members were facing change fatigue. He asked me, “How do you know when to ease up on the gas pedal and stop pushing your people to accomplish the changes you need to make?”  How resilient are your team members, I wondered? In the change leadership programs and coaching I do, my goal is to help my clients

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  • Employee Engagement Strategies: Here’s One Idea

    This week, I’m doing a webinar on using field trips as a tactic in employee engagement strategies.  Like any complex challenge, employee engagement depends on a lot of factors but you don’t have to read every bit of research to incorporate good high value low cost tactics. Research and Employee Engagement Strategies? Research studies describe motivators differently and what they measure isn’t uniform

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  • Organizational Performance:Turbocharging High Performance Teams

    Yesterday I did a workshop for a large entrenched hierarchical organization where the point of the exercise was getting employees to maximize organizational performance in an under resourced, stress filled environment grappling with change. Leadership’s unintended negative impact wasn’t on the agenda. Unfortunately, that’s generally the case. I love doing team building workshops when people enjoy the  promise of a more productive and satisfying

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  • Innovative Thinking Stymied by Unspoken Boundaries

    Are you aware of the unspoken boundaries you create around your stated desire for innovative thinking?I received an RFP for an organization hoping to stimulate holistic thinking among their employees. They were interested in holistic thinkers who could see beyond the obvious. People who could detect patterns for new insights.  As I read their request, I saw they were unaware of the unspoken boundaries even this

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  • Change Management Tools Include Teachable Moments

    Do your managers look for teachable moments in their day to day managerial experiences? Here are examples of what I mean by teachable moments: The same problem shows up…the details vary, but the underlying problem is there. Someone who is well intentioned fails to anticipate the impact of their actions which results in conflict. Context is missing and that results

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