Why is this important to you?

As a leader of any capacity, your approach and the consistency of your interaction with the business world will provide you with the path to reach goals.

Your organization is constantly changing, you must be able to adapt quickly. This applies not only to you; but your team, your boss, your department, and possibly even your community.

A few articles we want to share:

Change Leader, Change Thyself

Leadership starts from the inside out. Participants are surprised when we start our sessions talking about changing their behaviors. They want to get to the part about how to change others. They soon realize how their behaviors are affecting others.

Mar 2014 | By Nate Boaz and Erica Ariel Fox of McKinsey

Leo Tolstoy, the Russian novelist, famously wrote, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” If you are looking for inspiration on how to promote change, this is the article for you. Learn More

Change Management versus Change Leadership

You may be wondering why we speak to Change Leadership and not Change Management. Based on decades of experience, we know there is a difference, especially since you want quick improvement and sustainability from your change efforts. If you are starting a new initiative or drowning in initiative overload, this is the article for you.

Jan 2015 | By John Kotter, Kotter International

The large majority of organizations expect to achieve results by MANAGING change; more than 70% fall well short. The minority that learn how to LEAD their change equip themselves with the essential linchpin required for sustainable success. Learn More

Developing better change leaders

Putting leadership development at the heart of a major operations-improvement effort paid big dividends for a global industrial company.

April 2012 | byAaron De Smet, Johanne Lavoie, and Elizabeth Schwartz Hioe

Few companies can avoid big, periodic changes in the guts of their business. Whatever the cause—market maturation, a tough macroeconomic environment, creeping costs, competitive struggles, or just a desire to improve—the potential responses are familiar: restructure supply chains; rethink relationships among sales, marketing, and other functions; boost the efficiency of manufacturing or service operations (or sometimes close them). Learn More