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What is the role of a Change Sponsor

__ What is the role of a Change Sponsor?   When asked to identify the key contributors to the success of their change initiatives, participants in a research study [1]… Read more

The impact of under-developed change capabilities on managers, leaders and your organisation

The impact of under-developed change capabilities on managers, leaders and your organisation

In my last article ‘Why change management is becoming a bad word’, I brought up five factors that need to change in order to prevent the further downfall of change… Read more

Why ‘change management’ is becoming a bad word.

Why ‘change management’ is becoming a bad word.

This is what five people, with different roles, from different organisations had to say about their change management experiences. ‘Change management is a bad word around here, we’ve been through… Read more

People resist change when these priorities are not met

People resist change when these priorities are not met

People resist change when these priorities are not met Do you have high expectations of your employees? Well, I come from a culture where there are high expectations for both… Read more

Change Facilitation – The new ‘All-in’ approach to change

Change Facilitation – The new ‘All-in’ approach to change

Every era needs to adopt the most suitable approach to change that caters for its needs. In 1995, for example, John Kotter published the 8-step change model [1]. At this time,… Read more

Changing the change paradigm

Changing the change paradigm

In 2012, during a two-year London escapade, my husband and I visited the fair city of Verona in Italy. This is where you can find the famous balcony where Romeo… Read more

The art of memorable facilitation

The art of memorable facilitation

How many times have you attended a training, a lecture or a talk and started snoozing in the first 3 minutes? This is how it usually starts- the speaker unfolds… Read more

Implementation… Is there a silver bullet?

Implementation… Is there a silver bullet?

It may appear simple- come up with an idea, put together a plan, relay it to a team and voila! You have successful implementation. Unfortunately, in practice this is a… Read more

The history of change theories

The history of change theories

Change has seen some big changes over the last 60 years. From Lewin’s 3 step change theory of ‘unfreeze, make changes, refreeze’ to a current expectation that organisations should never… Read more