The Eleven Change Roles

Braden Kelley

Change is Hard Change can be complicated, change can be confusing, and change can be difficult to successfully implement in any organization. This is why 70% of change initiatives have been found to fail. To help make change less overwhelming, … Continue reading → Change Leadership Management change leadership change management change planning Change Planning Canvas Change Planning Toolkit collaboration organizational change

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Why Change Fails

Digital Tonto

The biggest misconception about change is that once people understand it, they will embrace it and so the best way to drive change forward is to explain the need for change in a very convincing and. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Change Transformation

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4 Reasons Why People Resist Change

Digital Tonto

Probably the greatest misconception about change is that it fails because people don’t understand it. The truth is that change usually fails because it is actively sabotaged. All Posts Marketing Change Leadership Resistance Transformation

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2022: Surviving Change

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Change TransformationMarshal McLuhan, one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century, described media as “extensions of man” and predicted that electronic media would eventually lead to a global village. [[ This is a content summary only.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

We Need To Stop Cheerleading Change

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Change Leadership TransformationMy friend Srdja Popovi? once told me that the goal of a revolution should be to become mainstream, to be mundane and ordinary. If you are successful it should be difficult to explain what was won. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Why Change Management Has To Change

Digital Tonto

The truth is that today we can’t transform organizations unless we transform the people in them and that’s why change management has got to change.

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What is Change Management?

Innovation Excellence

Organizational Change Management (OCM) is an incredibly important part of management science, but a very immature part.

Designing Effective Change Tactics Starts With Viable Targets

Digital Tonto

All Posts Management Change Strategy TransformationWhen we’re passionate about something, we want to take action. We want to launch an initiative, start a business, hit the streets, get stuff done. Yet our bias for action can be a trap that. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Changing Change

Innovation Excellence

The business world is showing an increasing interest in the people side of change, and there is a very real reason for this… Companies are spending an increasing amount of their budget on technology and working to transform their operations to be more digital in order to provide a better experience for customers, employees, partners.

Standardizing Change

Braden Kelley

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How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

It’s Time To Rethink The Change Gospel

Digital Tonto

In a nutshell, we are talking about change more, but doing it less. Managers who want to be seen as change leaders launch too many initiatives. All Posts Management Change Leadership TransformationThat’s a problem.

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Catalysing Change Through Innovation Teams

Innovation Excellence

What makes Israel so innovative? And what has this got to do with teaming?

Change Management: Five Reasons Organizational Change Fails

IdeaScale

Change is hard, but managing it is harder. Here’s are some of the ways that organizational change fails and how to overcome them with effective change management. Keeping Reasons OpaqueThere is no “need-to-know-only” when managing change.

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What is Human-Centered Change?

Innovation Excellence

Arriving into the profession of change management and leadership honestly, having led organizational change programs for world-beating organizations like Wunderman and Microsoft, I’m excited to help others take their change efforts to new heights using new tools.

Becoming Change Agents.

Rmukesh Gupta

It is in our own interest to learn how to navigate these changes. The best way to do that is to learn to become a change agent and lead the change instead of allowing the change to lead us. Being or becoming a change agent is not simple.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

Six Questions Leaders of Change Must Answer

Destination Innovation

Why do we need to change? We have already had so much change and now things are starting to go well so why rock the boat? People will not accept or support change unless they can see a very clear need. How are we going to change? What areas need change?

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Ten Transformational Change Principles

Innovation Excellence

The corporate mantra of shareholder value has … Continue reading → Change Business Transformation transformationGUEST POST from Greg Satell It’s been clear to me for some time that 2020 would be a pivotal year.

Architecting the Organization for Change

Braden Kelley

In my last article and the first free download from the Change Planning Toolkit™ on The Five Keys to Successful Change™ we looked at the five different disciplines that must come together to make any organizational change effort (or even … Continue reading → Change Leadership Management Strategy business architecture change leadership change maintenance change management change planning change programs Innovation portfolio management project management

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It is Easier to Change People than to Change People

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Annette Franz The work that we do as customer experience professionals can often be summed up as change management – or change leadership. One of the key and critical parts of this change management effort is to … Continue reading → Change Psychology

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Adjusting to a changing world

Paul Hobcraft

The issue we must tackle today, is how we go about adapting to the changing world? One that will be able to take all the advantages of the changes all businesses are undergoing, how societies will be adjusting and responding. We are in a period of (great) change.

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To Achieve Real Change, First Anticipate And Overcome Resistance

Digital Tonto

Any change, if it is important and potentially impactful, is going to encounter fierce resistance. All Posts Management Change Leadership TransformationAs Saul Alinsky noted, every revolution inspires its own counter-revolution. That’s why nearly. [[ This is a content summary only.

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The 5 Immutable Laws Of Change

Digital Tonto

Throughout history many have sought to create change and most have failed, but a few succeeded brilliantly. All Posts Management Media Change Leadership TransformationStarting out with very different challenges, philosophies and personalities, they. [[ This is a content summary only.

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All Leadership is Change Leadership

Innovation Excellence

The same goes … Continue reading → Change culture Innovation Leadership change leadership change managementGUEST POST from Randy Pennington Taxi companies could have created a ride scheduling and payment app. They didn’t.

Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

How Olivia Munn Thinks Gaming Can Change for the Better

Business and Tech

Has this changed at all? If you could change one big thing about the gaming industry today, what would it be? I want to change the attitude of the men who are actively harassing women online who like to play games.

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Five Myths That Kill Change and Transformation

Innovation Excellence

It was an amazing thing to witness and … Continue reading → Change Digital Transformation transformationGUEST POST from Greg Satell I first became interested in transformation in the fall of 2004.

10 Free Change Planning Tools

Braden Kelley

Have you downloaded your ten free change planning tools?

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6 Levels of Commitment to Change

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Every change or a transformation effort needs the support and commitment of people who will either be affected by the change or who lead the change or who could influence the success of the change effort. They prefer status quo over anything kind of change.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Why You Need To Build Change On Common Ground

Digital Tonto

The truth is that while people like the idea of being different, change is always built on common ground. All Posts Change Innovation TransformationDifferentiation builds devotion among adherents, but to bring new people in, you need to make. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Measuring Change Readiness

Braden Kelley

Are you and your organization ready for change? Too often organizations define the change effort they want to pursue without first identifying whether there are people, resources, legislation, etc. present that must be in place before the change effort can … Continue reading → Change Leadership Management Psychology Change Planning Toolkit change readiness change resistance change saturation PCC Change Readiness Framework resources

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The “Trigger” Strategy For Driving Radical, Transformational Change

Digital Tonto

The hardest thing about change is that, typically, most people don’t want it. All Posts Management Change Movements TransformationIf they did, it have already been accepted as the normal state of affairs. That can make transformation a lonely. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Radical Change Needs A Shared Language

Digital Tonto

One of the toughest things about change is simply to have your idea understood. The status quo always has inertia on its side and never yields its power gracefully. People need a reason to believe in. [[ This is a content summary only.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

The Five Keys to Successful Change

Braden Kelley

While my first book helped people identify and remove barriers to innovation, my next book is designed to … Continue reading → Change Innovation Strategy change leadership change maintenance change management change planning frameworks portfolio management ToolsMy second book, a followup to Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire, is in the copy editing process and will be coming out soon.

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Five Immutable Laws of Change

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell When I first arrived in Poland in 1997, change was all around me. Everywhere you looked, the country was shaking off decades of post-communist … Continue reading → Change collaboration Design counter-revolution inertia Revolution status quo

Why Change Failure Occurs

Innovation Excellence

Still, that’s no guarantee that we will muster the wisdom to make the changes we need to. After all, President Bush warned us … Continue reading → Change Leadership Management assets crisis global pandemic

Status Quo bias: Why people are resistant to change

Idea to Value

In innovation projects, we often hear about companies resisting a change to the status quo. As a result, many innovation projects fail at the final hurdle, when they are asked to actually implement the change they were designed for.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.