Posts Tagged ‘change’

*This is the second part of a two-part blog post focusing on how successfully managing fear leads to a better outcome for your SME. The change process can be imposed on our businesses by external circumstances or sought out when we want to take our small to mid-sized company through a growth phase. In this post, we’re looking at how to reduce or eliminate fear in the change management process.

*This is the first part of a two-part blog post focusing on how managing fear successfully can lead to a better outcome for your SME. In this post, we’re looking at the experience of fear in the change management process.

Ask anyone what they want in life and the chances are the replies will go along the lines of “to be happy”. Happiness is an emotional state and I can teach you how to be happy right now if you wanted…

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In talking to someone last week they described the way we’ve all reacted the economic pressures as similar to the process of grieving. It really struck a cord with me and I’ve been thinking about it since…

The central message of today’s Transforming Public Services Conference is clearly about ‘getting real’ with what’s happening right now, and not just that, but specifically outlining what action needs to be taken.

In a recent interview with MLab, Eric Schmit (CEO of Google) was asked to imagine taking over a more ‘traditional’ […]

My point, you ask? These habitual and territorial creatures were acting completely out of character, when a difficult situation presented itself. First reaction was absolute shock! “What is going on – how can this happen to us?”

In order to actually take feedback onboard, as opposed to just listen to it, it generally involves change of some description – this makes it less of a technical problem (applying the knowledge/skillset we already have) and more of an adaptive challeng…