Best practice? You are kidding me!

It makes sense to apply best practice to a procedural, repeatable task. But, best practice has no place in a dynamic environment like battlefields or transformation projects. The best practice tells you to follow specific procedures to get an average result. The best...

Change resistance can be for good reasons!

The resistance to change can be for good reasons. The Change Managers often assume to be on the right side and driving the change. However, they could well be wrong. Quite possibly, change resistance can be for good reasons! People may have rational grounds to resist...

Change Management must start from empathy!

Prosci ADKAR Change Management model starts with ‘Awareness – of the need for change’. Korter 8 – step process for leading change begins with ‘Create a sense of urgency.’ Why don’t we start by first understanding people who will be going through the...

Change Manager does not manage change!

Change Manager does not manage change! Why do we assume that the Change Manager is responsible for managing the change? The Change Manager does not manage change! There is no need to manage change in isolation. Instead, we need to influence people, so they adopt...

Sometimes no action is a good thing!

Yes, sometimes proactively observing without any action is a smart move! You know that the kids often complain when they go to a new class or school. When we move to the new house, we sometimes discuss the new place’s shortcomings We often complain when we look...

Jump in the pool!

Around a year ago, we changed our daughter’s swim school. During her lessons, I usually check social media, listen to a book, or write thoughts on my Note10. One day, I met one of my Punjabi friends. He was there with the swimming gear. Unfortunately, swimming...