Change Designs

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9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

Self-help

Communicate Change: Build excitement around Go-Live events

Build excitement around Go-Live events<p>Many project teams only focus on the task when changing to a new system. But taking a few extra hours to plan …

Communicate change: Celebrate early adopters

<b>What to communicate during a change process when you want to celebrate early adopters of the change.</b><p>Most large scale organizational changes involves …

Communicate Change: Prepare for Go-Live

Prepare for Go-Live<p>In certain changes, such as a change to a new technology, system or process, there is often a day in which the organization …

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader | Inc.com

Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every stage.<p>Becoming a successful leader is synonymous with becoming the best version of yourself--it's that simple and …

Leadership

Motivational stories

Which is your story? Cinderella or the Heroes Journey?<p>Our lives are shaped by stories. Stories about how we should live. The type of people we should …

Motivation

CD Newsletter October 2017

Build excitement around Go-Live events Many project teams only focus on the task when changin..<p>Prepare for Go-Live In certain changes, such as a …

Motivational stories info-graphic

Info-graphic: Motivational stories<p>Whether we are dealing with strategies, projects, changing a culture, structure or system, or working with …

CD Newsletter August 2017

Build excitement around Go-Live events Many project teams only focus on the task when changin..<p>Prepare for Go-Live In certain changes, such as a …

Dealing with an employee morale problem

The organizational problem.<p>It started off as a morale problem. But as I spoke to different stakeholders, it became more complex.<p>I was called into a …

Management

CASE STUDY

The organizational problem.<p>The CEO was disappointed. He'd spent months with his executive team developing a new organizational strategy. He'd then …

Change Puzzle: A systems thinking tool to use to diagnose, plan and measure complex changes. Used in strategy implementation, project implementation, strategic alignment, culture change, values roll-out, OD, change management & performance improvement.

When to use the change puzzle - a diagnostic and planning tool.<p>The Change Puzzle is a systems thinking tool that is used by OD professionals, change …

Change-ready-employee

Info-graphic of a change-ready employee<p>How does a change-ready employee behave? How does an employee who thrives in a changing work environment, …

Poor morale in the workplace - diagnostic tool.

<b>Diagnose</b> the cause of poor morale in your organization or team using the morale diagnostic tool.<br>Then get the <b>solution</b> to your particular morale …

Tutorials

Measure the effectiveness of your team.

Measure the effectiveness of your team!<p>Then see how to improve the performance of your team.<p>Open theTeam performance Dashboard<p>Become a member to use …

Analytics

Strategic alignment.

Four key elements of strategic alignment.<p>Strategic alignment focuses on the importance of ensuring that the major strategic elements of a business …

FIND YOUR PASSION

10 reasons why we don't follow our passion.<p>If you had to go on a TV show entitled ‘This is your life”. What would it show?<p>Would it show you living a …

How to achieve goals

- in your personal life and in your career.<p>This article describes how to achieve personal goals using the MapAhead coaching tool by Ken Ideus.<p>To go …

Motivation

MANAGING PERSONAL CHANGE

Rational intelligence. The head.<p>One of the most useful personal management skill today is that of managing personal change. In times of turbulence, …

Self-improvement

PERSONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS

The heart and soul of personal change<p>When thinking about a change of career such as starting our own business, we often ask questions about how to …

Self-improvement

How to be happy.

When happiness is a discipline rather than a result.<p>By Ruth Tearle.<p>Learning how to be happy means understanding happiness differently.<p>At first I …

BURN OUT

What to do when its all just too much<p>Everything seems so difficult. It is all too much. There is so much to do at work, so much pressure. So you work …

Productivity

THE NEW CEO

The 7 crucial early questions for new CEOs<p>How prepared are new CEO's for success?<p>In our research we analyzed the difference in performance between …

CD Newsletter July 2017

Build excitement around Go-Live events Many project teams only focus on the task when changin..<p>Prepare for Go-Live In certain changes, such as a …

EVALUATE STRATEGY

How to evaluate the<br>end result of strategic planning<p>The end result of a successful strategic planning session is a powerful strategic plan, plus a …

STRATEGY PLANNING PROCESS.

Who to invite to a strategy workshop.<p>One of the first steps in a strategy planning process is to plan to plan. As part of your initial planning, you …

THE NEW CEO'S FIRST 100 DAYS

How a CEO develops a 100 day plan.<p>As a new CEO, you have been appointed by a board of directors to either turn around an organization, or to build on …

ROLES IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Roles played in strategic management<p>William Shakespeare's immortal words in <i>'As you Like it'</i> apply to strategic management today.<p>There are 9 actors …

THE CEO'S ROLE IN STRATEGIC PLANNING

What makes strategy retreats fail or succeed.<p>What is the role of the CEO in ensuring an effective strategy process? Think back to your last strategic …