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Stop It!

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We have them. Bad habits. Things we know we should not do anymore. Things that hold us back. Things we allow to limit us. How can we quit doing these things and move forward. It’s pretty simply, actually. Just stop it. Read more

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Accepting Change

Change. It is inevitable. Most people don’t deal with change very well. Others embrace it.  But regardless of which camp you fall into, the fact is not only does it happen, but it can be good. In the words of Frederick Douglass, “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”  Read more…

5 Reasons Why Showing Up Just Isn’t Enough

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Servant Nature of Leadership | Lead Change Group

In a recent Forbes.com article (May 16, 2014), author Deborrah Himsel explored the roots of change initiative failures at Avon, General Motors, and other blue-chip corporations. The common denominator of these major-league disappointments, Himsel revealed, was the surprising tenacity of the organizations’ entrenched corporate cultures, with their potent alchemies of habit, tradition, reticence, and fear. » Read More

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Digital Project Leadership – “Re-Imagining the Client Experience”

With the technological advances that occur every day, it is important that Project Leaders stay on top of these changes by developing a “Digital Project Leadership” mindset to stay relevant. The one-size-fits-all approach no longer fits, so as clients’ needs change, so should the ideas and solutions offered to each client.  “Digital Project Leadership” is » Read More

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Work-Life Balance for a New Generation

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In the age of “work-life balance,” we’re trained to segment our attention, with the goal of being engaged with our professional and personal lives in equal measure.  Among the many benefits of this approach is that we learn to be fully aware of our surroundings, both at home and at the office.  But there is » Read More

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Putting the HUMAN back in Human Resources

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This is the third post in our series:  What does HR Really Stand For:  Human Resources or Human Remains? As I thought through this series, I reached out Kevin Kennemer because I knew that he had both the passion and the data to make the case that Great Workplaces enjoy a significant competitive advantage over their competition. » Read More

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Chaos or Vision: YOU Choose!

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As expats we live in a secure compound with high walls, inside those walls we have grass, trees, flowers, beauty and order. Many local families live in their own high walled “compounds” with their extended families. And although I have never been behind those walls I have heard of their gardens. Outside of all of » Read More

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15 Lessons from 5 Years of Lead Change Group

15 Lessons 5 Years | Lead Change Group

In late March, 2009, after 4 months of thinking and planning, I decided to start a leadership consulting business named the Lead Change Group. I also decided to create a group on LinkedIn to connect with like-minded folks and potential prospects.  So on March 30, 2009, I went to the LinkedIn Groups section and clicked » Read More

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4 Steps to Influence Change Through Resistance

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Great opportunities lie on the other side of the status quo. We’ve all heard lines like, “We’ve never done it that way;” or “We tried that back in 1975…” or “That won’t work.” Something inside you knows a process, product, or result can be improved. You’re sure if they’d only listen, commit to a new » Read More

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20 Questions on Selling Change

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I saw an interesting phrase the other day that I felt I needed to address: selling change. Wondering through several facets of the analogy presented by the idea of selling change, my mind began to chase a series of questions. See if any of these strike you. And at the end, please offer your own » Read More

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