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Leadership Introspection: The Only Person You Can Actually Change Is Yourself

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Many change initiatives fail because people are not willing or not able to follow the new direction. A huge amount of energy goes into trying to convince, motivate, encourage, stimulate, or force people to follow the change. And often only with mediocre results! What are we missing?

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Leading Change: How Great Leaders Deal with Criticism

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We live in times of change. Shifting powers between West and East, technological evolutions, emerging countries and changing economic landscapes, financial systems that are under severe pressure, new innovative companies that change market places. As I described in an earlier…

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Leading Change: Breaking Through the Fear of Mistakes

Fear

“The team is already four months involved in this change process. They are informed in detail about the reasons for the change and the objectives that were set by the executive board. The phase of ‘not knowing’ or ‘not understanding’…

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Leading Change: What does Change mean to You?

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You find two kinds of leaders, those who lead change as a continuous learning and improvement experience versus those who do not … yet. And their mental models are reflected in the successes people achieve. Read more …

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Leading Change: 6 Signs that tell you might be dealing with Compliance rather than Commitment

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In my earlier post Why Alignment is crucial for those who Lead Change I explained how a lack of alignment can lead to compliance instead of commitment and how this can be a serious setback in achieving change. In all the…

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Why Alignment is Crucial for those who Lead Change

Puzzle pieces, leading change

“We decided on a clear strategy, but up to now we still didn’t succeed to put this strategy into action.” “How many times do I have to convince my people that this change is necessary for us? They clearly told…

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