I was lost in the jungle. A temporary setback on the road to success.

This post is one of Jeff’s regular submissions in the “Supercharge Change” series. Subscribe for free insights, tools, and videos here. Vines wrapped around my legs and chest, I was lost in the rainforest. Yesterday I took off on one of my long walks in Hawaii, headed in the general direction of a mountain lookout. […]

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Even Change Experts Worry: Managing My Own Reactions to Change

I’m in Asia to meet with a small international group of top entrepreneurs. It’s fabulous!! Having never been here before, as the date for departure got closer, nerves began creeping in. Why? As an expert, shouldn’t I be immune to the effects of change? When I assess the impact of change on stakeholders, I ask […]

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Kick-off rocked but now nothing is happening. 5 hot clues to unlock energy for change.

“You can not learn this on the job! Training is mandatory.” And yet, we witnessed a disturbingly low enrollment rate. Without a critical mass of well-trained users, there was no way Enbridge would see a return on a multi-million dollar technology transformation investment. Why weren’t they signing up? Here are the major suspects when people are […]

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Gauge the impact of change with two simple questions

Change is HARD! Change is RELENTLESS! The pace of change is ACCELERATING! We hear these messages all of the time, while glossing over the following: The rate of change has been high for a long time. Nothing new here. We are built to adapt. We incorporate change into our lives all the time with minimal disruption. Change is not a doom and […]

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Investing Leadership Capital Builds Loyalty

When I started a business of subcontracting professional writers and trainers, I was known for checking in with people regularly, handing out paychecks personally, and dropping chocolates off on people’s desks before they got in. I didn’t have extra time to spend chatting, but I used my time very well. I’m currently working with a client […]

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Putting the ‘I’ in Team

There’s no ‘I’ in team is a phrase I’ve hated for a long time. It’s ridiculous! Of course there are individuals in every team! And they don’t automatically shelve their aspirations and motivations just to serve the greater good. No, sir. We live in the real world. Our organizations and the people that work within […]

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