The difficulty everyone seems to have seeing and constructing a future in order to facilitate change disillusions me. The fact that an explanation and lots of future perspective repetition makes for fast learning of an End State Back approach is wonderful. Together the process makes me Wonderfully Disillusioned.
Continue reading Wonderfully Disillusioned- The Future (and the Present)
Change practitioners take note- regulating your own pace is a competency. Clients and leaders take note- you might have to pick up your pace OR use your change practitioner to develop your change pace. Somewhere in the middle is a sweet spot.
Continue reading Lessons Learned: My Pace is not Yours
The Laser Pizza Cutter! We SO needed this. Fast Change Around Us has come through again.
Continue reading Fast Change Around Us-Perfect Pizza Cutting
Whether or not a change practitioner can have a “portfolio” is fodder for a different post. To be asked for samples might be insulting. Or in a wonderful world it might be an opportunity-for the change, for the practitioner and for the comfort of the client. The potential for good and bad when asked for “samples” makes me Wonderfully Disillusioned.
Continue reading Wonderfully Disillusioned- Change Portfolio
900 blog posts. Time to catch my breath, leverage hindsight for the future and change a little.
Continue reading My 900th Blog Post
The chance for: feedback, neutrality, communication and capability follow a change agent everywhere they go.
Continue reading Leaders and Change Agents
Change is about Adding (as opposed to the opposite). Change adds learning, interaction, retrospective, tools and perspective. Are you communicating that?
Continue reading What Change Adds
Make change an event if you choose- rely on tools, mark starts and finishes, draw out boundaries and layer your approach over existing project management parameters. Be forewarned though- tools are not solutions, change starts as soon as two people discuss it, change boundaries are always subjective and project management is usually the smallest box you can put change into.
Continue reading Change as an Event
We change practitioners are really the Messenger in disguise playing translator, interpreter, mailperson, Oracle and scribe often almost at the same time.
Continue reading The Change Messenger
I have to say many change efforts (huge mufti-million dollar ones) to an outsider look like a messy room. Those in the organization do not only not see the mess they do not understand why it needs to be cleaned up…they create a role it gets straightened, only to get quickly messed up when the role is gone.
Continue reading Wonderfully Disillusioned-Roles