Category: Managing Change

5 Change Management Challenges In Turbulent Times

5 Change Management Challenges In Turbulent Times

May 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

More than ever before, change is becoming a normal part of the business landscape. In fact perhaps the one element of business that isn’t changing, is the amount of change that is happening. And that presents some special change management challenges for most business leaders. Over the last few years, with the dramatic changes in […]

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Top 10 Tips to Get Positive Reactions to Change in the Workplace

Top 10 Tips to Get Positive Reactions to Change in the Workplace

April 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Where managers instigate or implement change, there is a strong need for making sure that they take steps to bring everyone along. This must be driven by managers themselves, for the changes they lead must engage with those who need to follow for the most value-creating outcomes to be achieved. Here are 10 top tactics […]

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It’s The Journey, Not The Change, That Hurts

It’s The Journey, Not The Change, That Hurts

June 23, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

We face change every day of our lives. Sometimes small enough hardly to notice; other times change that’s so cataclysmic that we will find it hard to cope. In organisations, change is all too common nowadays. Indeed, where organisations don’t embrace and indeed instigate change, they are unlikely to survive. When change is thrust upon […]

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Leadership – One Change Is All You Need

Leadership – One Change Is All You Need

March 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When we lead others, we carry a set of challenging responsibilities with us. Responsibilities to the organisation, to our people and above all, to ourselves. In ourselves, we carry other burdens too. We are responsible for our well-being as a start and we also look after the needs of our family and friends as well. […]

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Be Timely With Confrontation

Be Timely With Confrontation

February 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Confrontation is a challenging activity to undertake. It’s one that many managers fail to achieve in their role, all for the want of a seemingly easy life. The challenge comes when those things which they have failed to face into accumulate and then come back to bite them. The overwhelming level of challenge when so […]

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Self-Awareness – On a Bigger Scale

Self-Awareness – On a Bigger Scale

February 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

One of the challenges we have when we lead others, is to ensure that we are always clear on the goals, objectives and performance that we sign up to. Ensuring that we deliver what the organization expects, is one of the biggest measures of success. These are often relatively easy to identify, because as SMART […]

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Change Management – Life Goes On

Change Management – Life Goes On

February 28, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

When your people are implicated in changes you are making, it can be a challenge to keep them focused on keeping their output up. As a manager, it’s your vital role to help keep them focused on the day job, whatever else is going on. Change is challenging. And when individuals are affected, it can […]

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Key Steps for Engaging Employees in Change

Key Steps for Engaging Employees in Change

February 25, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Even if change is ever present in people’s everyday lives, there are still a whole lot who find it discomforting, especially when they are not prepared for it or if it is imposed on them. There is a way forward… Engaging employees in change is much easier if they are given adequate information about what’s […]

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Change is the Name of the Game

Change is the Name of the Game

February 21, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Change management can often be seen as delivering discrete activities towards a defined outcome. A series of changes in any organization requires a plan of action for delivery, which once complete, means we can get back to the day job. Yet that’s just the time to think of change again. The principle of change is […]

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Living with Change and Facing It with Acceptance

Living with Change and Facing It with Acceptance

February 18, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

In today’s economy, recession is pretty much the name of the game in many organizations. In such difficult times, it’s inevitable change will come. And whatever business you’re in, people are going to be affected… In a lot of organizations these days, financial challenges will mean it’s time to cut costs. And because of the […]

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