5 Ways Leaders Strengthen and Prepare Their Teams for Change23/12/2014 09:15pm
Was there ever a time that was more uncertain than today? Are leaders prepared to manage change in ways that strengthen the teams around them?
Leadership is about taking the initiative to do the things others would rather avoid doing – and about allowing risk to be your best friend. Leaders make those around them better by being wise enough to anticipate the unexpected and by being accountable to take action all the way through to the end. They know how to help their teams tackle change head-on and remove the fear-factor from their minds. They do this by creating environments that embrace clarity around the issues, collaboration to produce new ideas, and strategic focus. They build solid ecosystems where thinking courageously and challenging the old ways of doing things create competitive advantage.
Change Management Requires Leadership Clarity and Alignment08/07/2014 08:58pm
Change management is in full-force across all industries, yet many leaders are unprepared to act upon and operationalize the requirements for change to avoid business disruption. For many organizations, preparedness begins at the top and this means that leadership – across all levels – must have absolute clarity in purpose and focus; there also must be alignment in strategic philosophy and resolution goals.
How to Lead in Times of Uncertainty13/02/2017 06:00am
War in Syria. Assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. The biggest refugee crisis since World War II. And the United States is about to get a new president that has no track record of public service that would indicate how he will actually lead.
5 Warning Signs That Your Company Is Tired Of Change17/10/2016 06:00am
I was talking to an executive at a client of mine about the changes the organization was going through and how he felt about them. He just shrugged. He told me he had seen it all before: He had been there twenty years and dealt with more consultants, leadership changes, and workplace and marketplace initiatives than he could count. And while he had seen the marketplace and his customers evolve, he had not seen his organization change and evolve with them.
5 Ways Great Leaders Engage Employees During Uncertain Times16/02/2015 06:00am
When was there ever a time that wasn’t uncertain? Whether we want to admit it or not, we are experiencing times of tremendous change as markets rapidly evolve and global influence becomes more prominent. It’s a time requiring us to think differently about how we lead others for the betterment of a healthier whole. As such, it demands that we revisit ways to strengthen our corporate culture, engage more authentically with our employees and neutralize the impact of uncertainty with our clients, vendors and partners.