Change

When Resistance is Based on Brain Freeze

When Resistance is Based on Brain Freeze

Who doesn’t like a cold treat? Shaved ice in Hawaii. Frigid smoothies from the juice…
Smile and Say Change!

Smile and Say Change!

There is a reason apps like Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook are so popular: We love…
Plan for Everyday Failure Every Day

Plan for Everyday Failure Every Day

“Fail fast.” You’ve heard it before, and it’s good advice. When doing something new, push…
Kill the spiral: Block your thoughts

Kill the spiral: Block your thoughts

Changing behavior begins with changing your thoughts.We all get caught in negative thought spirals at…
Timing your comms: If we tell them, will they panic?

Timing your comms: If we tell them, will...

I’m often asked about the best timing for important announcements, particularly when it’s for a…
Change: Tell Them What It’s Not

Change: Tell Them What It’s Not

Lately I’ve been speaking with leaders with worldwide responsibility for directing strategic change. In comparing…
Who the Heck is Accountable for Change??

Who the Heck is Accountable for Change??

“So, we’re going to be switching the Classix system over to Nuvo!” “What? Why?” “Classix…
What to do When Morale Takes a Hit

What to do When Morale Takes a Hit

Development is behind. Good people are asked to leave the organization. Employees think the change…
AI says "Shooting the Breeze" is Important for Productivity

AI says "Shooting the Breeze" is Important for...

In the spirit of resilience, I’m trying new things. Rytr is an artificial intelligence-powered app that claims…
Simone Biles Opened a Leadership Nightmare

Simone Biles Opened a Leadership Nightmare

In some parts of the world like Japan asking employees to work above and beyond…