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How to Develop a Change Management Learning Plan

For many organizations, it’s not enough to know why a change is needed, what it will entail and how it should be implemented. Frequently the desired state requires people to be able to do new things they have never done before.

That means they need...

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7 Obstacles to Coaching Change Targets (and How to Overcome Them)

As a change agent, you need to be able to empathize with perspectives.

You also need to take time to listen, respond well and sometimes read between the lines. But it’s no secret that resistance and obstacles crop up during change efforts. How do...

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Free Download | 5 Strategies & 7 Must-Do Steps to Harmonize Change eBook

Like an orchestra without a conductor, an organizational change that lacks (or has weak) strategy and tactics, can sound, feel and look like singular instruments playing out of sync with each other.

Good Change Managers know how complex the change...

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Free Download | Change Risk Assessment

Each change – whether in the beginning, middle or even end stages – comes with its own level of risk. And it’s important to know where you stand at each phase to ensure you’re managing for success.

Many organizations find themselves scrambling to...

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7 Questions to Consider as You Assess Your Competitive Edge in Change Management

It’s a best practice to ensure there is always enough competitive analysis being done to know where you are in relation to your competition, especially when assessing your competitive edge.

Consider these seven questions as you do your...

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3 Common Behaviors of People Faced With Change

What is similar among all of us seems to be stronger than what is different. Whether you were born in 1957 or 1997, whether you are a Conserver or an Originator, when faced with uncomfortable change we all have a tendency to behave the same way.

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Change Agent: 7 Strategies for Coaching Targets of Change

Change agents are responsible for coaching people during times of change. As part of this role we need to be able to empathize with their perspectives and take time to help them through their problems. The most effective change agents listen,...
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5 Pillars Needed to Build a Change Management Core Competency

There are many ways an organization can build a change management core competency. But from our experience, we’ve found organizations find the most success by following five specific steps. We call it the “five pillars” of building a change...

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8 Key Steps to Take Before and During Change Implementation

Whether you’re an identified change agent inside your organization or know there’s change on the horizon, implementing it is never easy. So we’ve pulled together here eight must-do steps you should take before and during change implementation.

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Make Change Management Your Competitive Differentiator

Leaders in many organizations today recognize that change management is an important strategy and enabler of success.

As that recognition becomes more widespread, the question becomes, how can organizations use change management as a competitive...

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