Unlocking resistance to change

Unlocking resistance to change

I have managed change within teams and as part of managing a project team creating the change in other organisations. I have seen how understanding the human aspects of change and helping people to embrace change is the most challenging part of the process. I have...

The impact of change

In the previous post, I mentioned that change is inevitable in order for organisations to survive. I also said that some people hate change. That means managing change is a very stressful process for many leaders. Why is that? Why do people resist change? Emotional...
Unlocking resistance to change

I hate change

Most people hate change. But change is a fundamental part of being a manager. My favourite definition of leadership is “Leadership is an influence relationship amongst leaders and followers who intend real change that reflect their shared purposes”*. Note that phrase:...
We need to talk about love

We need to talk about love

Did you know that the Ancient Greeks described six different forms of love, from the passion of “eros”, or sexual love, to the deep friendship of ‘philia’. They understood that love was a complex, multi-facetted thing. But it is something we rarely seem to talk about...
Your number 1 priority

Your number 1 priority

Dear visitors, you will notice that I talk about leadership in the context of making your staff happy. I talk about focussing your attention on improving the work-life of your team and I talk about using your Emotional Intelligence to make that happen. And let me...