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A couple of weeks ago Thomas Cagley interviewed me for his SPaMCAST podcast. Oddly enough, a few days later, I had an opportunity to try another experiment using storytelling. That will be a post for another day! [button...read more
“Change or die!! Innovate for become obsolete!” This is the false urgency that Kotter warns about. Knowing the difference between urgency and false-urgency can be difficult. Maybe change agents should be focusing on something else to help organizations change.read more
In today’s world, the organizational lifespan is shrinking, and established organizations are trying to figure out how to remain relevant. Sometimes that means change, but sometimes it means keeping something that’s working.read more
Urgency for change is an outdated concept in change management. Cause and purpose for change is a more compelling way to help people align to transformational change. Learn how you can incorporate storytelling into change management by using a Storytelling Canvas.read more
What happens when your organization is acquired and you have overlapping roles? Brock Argue tells us a story about they approached this problem, experiments they ran and what happened.read more
Sometimes there is more going on for people when change is introduced. This week’s guest post comes from Lena Ross who is a change consultant, speaker and facilitator. She writes about how brain research is helping us understand more about how people process change.read more
Sometimes we over complicate change and put the focus on following our favourite model, tool, framework or method. In this interview with Richard Atherton, I suggest 3 simple things that can help you move your transformation forward.read more
“We have to tell our teams what to do or they just won’t do it.”
How many times have you thought this? How many times have you had a conversation like this?read more
This episode features Salah Elleithy, Agile Coach, Trainer and founder of Spark Agility. Salah joined an open session with me at Agile 2015 where myself and a few other people tried out a technique called The Hot Seat.
Salah recently tried this out with a client and in this episode we chat about why he wanted to try it, how he did it and what happened.read more
Teams often feel they have had Agile pushed on them and they simply have to go along with whatever is pushed from above. Change canvases help people in teams take ownership of their changes that align with the organization’s purpose.read more