During a recent session of Enclaria’s online Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course, one of the participants asked, “What are the indicators that people are starting to ‘get it’?” How do you know the change is starting to gain a foothold? [Read more…] about Positive Change Indicators: How to Tell That People Are Starting to “Get It”
I’ve been on the board of Organization Change Alliance, a networking group for change practitioners in Atlanta, for eight of the last ten years. Every year, we have an election to fill a 3-year volunteer position: Chair-Elect, then Chair, then Past Chair.
And every year, the current Chair asks for volunteers who would like to be nominated for the role. Invariably, no one expresses interest after the call for nominations goes out. Not even people who are currently on the volunteer board speak up. [Read more…] about A Better Way to Recruit Volunteers for Your Change Initiative
I’ve never seen an organization that doesn’t have some office politics at work, have you?
What do I mean by office politics? The phrase comes from activities that occur in government politics, usually associated with trading favors and support for votes on legislation. Politics get a bad name because of the bribery and corruption that occurs when people behave unethically to get what they want. [Read more…] about How to Play Office Politics Without Being Sleazy