In my work helping people influence change in their organizations, I’ve met a lot of senior change leaders who manage a team of change agents. When asked what they’d like their teams to be able to do better, the answer is usually, “Influence without me.” They’re tired of having issues escalated to them because change agents with less authority can’t or won’t handle it themselves. [Read more…] about Change Agents, Your Boss Secretly Wants You to Stop Doing This
Last week, I facilitated a strategy review workshop for a long-time client. Several teams presented progress on strategic initiatives. Each team was a cross-functional mix of people working together to implement changes. When it was the Quality team’s turn to present, the VP of Quality came up to the front of the room — alone. [Read more…] about It’s Not Support If Leaders Don’t Show It
In this episode, Dr. Linda Hoopes, author of Prosilience: Building Your Resilience for a Turbulent World, joins the show to share how you can prepare yourself and others for change before it happens. Listen to the interview to hear the strategies for coping with challenges, how to build resilience muscles, and how not to blindside people with change.