Change Management

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

3 Signs You Should Invest In Change Management

Change can be a stressful and unpredictable time, which is why many managers avoid messing with the status quo. A popular belief is that if something is not broken, you shouldn’t fix it; however, if you don’t make innovation a priority, you will likely fall…

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3 Things To Consider When Implementing Office Expansion

One of the signs of a successful business is not being able to fit into your office any longer. You have likely survived the start-up stages of your endeavour, and now need to hire additional staff and require more room to operate your business. (more…)

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Should Business Leaders Be Promoted From Within?

Microsoft has just announced that its new CEO will be a 22 year Microsoft veteran, following on from another Microsoft veteran. (more…)

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Change Management Champion- Infographic

Change can be terrifying or empowering. It depends on whether you manage change or it manages you. Change to your co-workers can cause stress and discouragement. This inforgraphic below breaks down the steps in which you can influence a positive attitude to your co-workers during…

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Getting Your People Committed To Change

You don’t need me to tell you that turning round a failing business is difficult. Having the right strategy and good organisational skills, plus a good product, simply aren’t enough these days. (more…)

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Overcoming Resistance To Change

Our last blogpost covered the diagnosis and planning of any change initiative. Change, though, will often be hampered by resistance from people who might be affected by it. So firstly, why would people resist change, and then, how can we overcome this resistance? (more…)

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Diagnose & Plan For Change

Many managers have difficulties diagnosing what actually needs to change within their department or business, and then worry about how to plan for it. When change has been recognised as a key component to successful future performance, it is time to analyse what steps you…

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Kurt Lewin’s Ideas for Change Management

As I stepped out of the house the other morning, the chill in the air made me groan, as I had forgotten to cover my windscreen on the car overnight. Sure enough, it was covered in ice. I picked up the de-icer from my car boot and did…

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This Is Why Change Is So Hard

In ‘The Heart of Change’, John Kotter and Dan Cohen report on a study they conducted with Deloitte Consulting. Having interviewed over 400 people from more than 130 companies, they hoped to understand why change happens in large organisations. (more…)

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When Does Change Happen? Here’s The Formula

I came across an interesting equation and it clarifies why some change management programmes fail and others succeed. It was developed by Dave Gleicher and enhanced by Dick Beckhard and others. Simply put, it states… (more…)

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The Antidotes To Change Resistance

Here are four techniques can lessen the emotional and cultural challenges of achieving strategic transformations in organisations. So many market dynamics affect the way businesses operate today.  To survive and thrive, companies not only must identify the right new strategy, but also must employ it quickly so it reaches…

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Kotter’s Eight Phases of Change

In today’s business world, the ability to lead change has become one of the most fundamental skills needed by managers in successful organisations. John Kotter found through his studies of over 100 companies that there was a clear distinction between leading change and managing it.…

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