In this episode, Kristy West, founder of BraveSpace, shares how you can create a climate for change using Improv techniques. You’ll hear the tenets of Improv and how they can help people be more open to change, along with some examples of exercises you can do in the workplace.[Read more…] about Interview: Creating a Climate for Change Through Improvisation
It happens to every change agent eventually. Leaders agree on a charted course for change in meetings, and then once they go back to their teams they do something completely different.
From the perspective of the change agent, this behavior appears to be passive-aggressive. Leaders agree out loud and then quietly sabotage the very thing they agreed to. It’s baffling, if not infuriating.[Read more…] about When Passive-Aggressive Leaders Sabotage Change
One of the primary avenues for influencing change is to communicate, communicate, communicate. Unfortunately, communication can’t all come from a centralized, official source to ensure it stays aligned and accurate.
You need managers throughout the organization to communicate change to demonstrate its importance and to make it more relevant for their teams. The challenge is how to cascade communication throughout the organization without it becoming a game of Operator, with the message getting garbled as it spreads.[Read more…] about How to Help Managers Communicate Change