We seldom manage change in change management!

We seldom manage change in change management!

In change management, we seldom manage change. Instead, we manage: Our response to potential change. Promotion of strategies for adopting and adapting to change. Learning new behaviours, processes, and systems to live with the change. Exploring how the potential...
Ticking in the box!

Ticking in the box!

Topics like sustainability, embracing diversity, environmental awareness, and change management are deep learning topics. They challenge our current thinking patterns, culture, and decision-making. It all sounds too hard! So, most of us choose an easy solution! A...
Steering committees can be annoying!

Steering committees can be annoying!

Parents, teachers, coaches, managers, sponsors, boards, and steering committees can be annoying. They are in a comfortable overseeing position and always pick on us. They always have something to say. They have no clue about our challenges and constraints. Yet, they...

Dissecting Change Marketing!

In the last post, we covered how we confuse organisational change management (OCM) with change marketing. Change marketing typically involves broadcasting your messages multiple times using different mediums, hoping the message will resonate over time. We often call...

Change Management Vs Change Marketing!

During project execution, we send stakeholders many messages about the change. We use many mediums (email, print) to present our information. We consider publishing forthcoming changes and providing support (training, a cheat sheet) as change management. These...

Change management plan designed in a vacuum!

As change managers, we must learn from school teachers, team coaches, and professional mentors. They facilitate change in the lives of their pupils daily. Think of how great teachers, coaches, and mentors have shaped and transformed the lives of many great men. I am...

Change management plan: Why do we need one?

If the change is constant, then we must have a plan to manage it! However, we do not carry any formal plans all the time. For example, we are maturing and growing old, and our priorities and lifestyles are changing. Without noticing, we must be constantly changing. We...

Code for transforming the project team!

IF, I choose to serve my customers, project, and team genuinely. AND I don’t pretend to have answers to all questions. AND I stay humble, genuine, and vulnerable, yet I work hard to find the appropriate answers. AND I genuinely give credit to the team members who...