Leading Change has Changed so Much in 20 Years!
15 Jan

Leading Change has Changed so Much in 20 Years!

A previous blog showed how some things have changed very little since John P. Kotter wrote his seminal article, “Leading Change – Why Transformation Efforts Fail”. (To read the original article, follow this link). But let’s look at the other side of the coin – how much has actually changed. As Heraclitus said, “You never step into […]

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Over 20 Years of Change Management, and Some Things Just Haven’t Changed
08 Dec

Over 20 Years of Change Management, and Some Things Just Haven’t Changed

Over 20 years ago John P. Kotter came out with his seminal HBR article, “Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail”. Now 20 years later it offers yet another interesting insight: how much has the business world really changed? Specifically, are we dealing with the “same old, same old” issues? For many at that time the article […]

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Using Lessons Learned to Boost Project Team Morale
30 Nov

Using Lessons Learned to Boost Project Team Morale

If there is a project activity that defines love-hate relationships, Lessons Learned is it. At the start of the project, most people are enthusiastic about capturing Lessons Learned sometime before the project team disperses. That’s because they feel this activity is a key element of that fabled entity, ‘the learning organization’ – and who doesn’t […]

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Mr. Spock’s Alternative for Knowledge Transfer
16 Nov

Mr. Spock’s Alternative for Knowledge Transfer

The project is nearing the end. The rush is on to complete the final activities before the launch date. Somewhere among those critical, last minute, must-do tasks there is this item, “Knowledge Transfer” on your Gantt chart. You sigh. It’s important because it’s necessary for your client organization, but time is running out. So you […]

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