“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”
31 May

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”

“Why can’t you understand me? We communicate in the same language, after all!” How many times have we all been in this frustrating situation? I am sure you can think of a time, perhaps even recently, where you felt this exact way. It seems like you have said the same thing, repeatedly, in multiple different […]

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Good Change Program? 4 Ways to Tell
10 May

Good Change Program? 4 Ways to Tell

Once your project is complete, whether it was successful or not so much, how much can you thank (or blame) your change program? Every once in a while all of us come across blogs or articles that list why projects fail. At the top of the list every time is some lack of OCM, organizational […]

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Build a Winning Project Team with Champions
26 Apr

Build a Winning Project Team with Champions

Many projects need nothing more than a project team and a steering committee made up of local sponsors when it comes to the governance structure. But if you need to implement in more than one location, it helps to have someone there to champion that change for you. And if you have to roll out […]

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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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