To help ease the pain for the employees being laid off, the owners and managers making the hard decisions, as well as those employees staying behind, I thought I’d share a 5 Step approach that may help you, your employees, and your business.
The leverage value of focusing on context has been known for ages, “hiding in plain sight” so to speak.
Pursuing what’s possible requires change. Leaders help people and organizations make changes to achieve the desired vision. This article describes some important aspects of implementing change.
The article I am looking at described a leaked copy of an internal culture survey as “a grim portrait of chronically poor morale and employees who feel undervalued, restricted in how they go about their work and disengaged from decision-making processes.” Whether the article is accurate or not, I wondered how many employees in any […]
Last time I saw a statistic, around 85% of those who authorized the billions of dollars spent on change programs each year in U.S. corporations were dissatisfied with the outcomes! So why do organizations and people in them continue trying the latest fad for making improvements when there is such a high dissatisfaction rate? There […]
For many years, C-level execs have complained that no instruments existed that would provide them a clear picture of the operating dynamic of the company; that would enable them to predict future performance. Today there are!
Organizations that are customer-driven and that truly listen to the voice of their customers understand that doing so means change. Change in people, processes and systems.
Managers must become more strategic if they are going to help their organizations find long-term and lasting solutions to organizational change and leadership development. They must recognize the bigger patterns in these issues.
Sometimes, well meaning good intentioned people disagree. We can disagree even when all our analytical tools are deployed; when all our personal agendas are put aside; and even when the best interests of the group are our only consideration.
Have you ever just ‘lost it’? Said or done something and then wished the earth would open up and swallow you whole as you died of embarrassment? There is a neuro-scientific reason why these things happen. I call it ‘The Almond Effect’ ®.