Your Strategic Plan is Ready. Is Your Organization?
25 Nov

Your Strategic Plan is Ready. Is Your Organization?

You and your senior team have agreed on your strategic plan and you are ready to implement. What comes next? Usually the knee-jerk response is to start working on your planned activities. But is your organization truly ready and fully onside? Is everyone on board? Can you expect resistance, and where will it come from? […]

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Stakeholders: How to find out what’s really going on
10 Feb

Stakeholders: How to find out what’s really going on

There is a science and an art to managing change, and especially when it comes to identifying who can trip you up in a project. This activity, known as a stakeholder analysis or assessment, is the first and most important activity when managing change on a project. An earlier blog covered what questions you need […]

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Tough-to-Handle Executive Sponsor? You Can Do It!
26 Jan

Tough-to-Handle Executive Sponsor? You Can Do It!

Sometimes, as change or project managers, we are blessed with having a really good executive sponsor. You know the type. Good executive sponsors are great communicators. They say things in pretty clear language – it is difficult to misunderstand them. Good sponsors attend all of the key meetings and get personally involved in the project. […]

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