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Common Thinking Errors When Dealing with Change Series: Week 10

We are wrapping up our blog series on Change this week.  We have spent a considerable amount of time throughout the weeks on the “fight” aspect of the response to change.  In conclusion of this series, we are going to … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 9

Fear was the topic of discussion in last week’s blog.  We pointed out the importance of managing fears that are ignited by change.  More importantly, we discussed the need to recognize these fears as “real or perceived”.  When fears aren’t … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 8

Last week we examined how getting “stuck” in the place you have been, rather than trying to keep up with the new pace, will leave you out of sync.  We talked about the “fear” that keeps you in that place.  This … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 7

Controlling the Pace of Change- Week 7 Last week we left you with the challenge of defining what is “in your control” and what is “out of your control”.  This week we are going to give you one to put … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 6

Change Week 6 – Grasping to Control the Uncontrollable Last week’s topic, “Playing the Game By the Old Rules”, and this week’s topic “Grasping to Control the Uncontrollable” pretty much go hand in hand.  Last week, we talked about moving … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 5

Playing the Game by the Old Rules Last week we ended by suggesting the pain of adapting was nothing compared to the pain of not adapting.  This is basically postponing tough times in exchange for even tougher times.  Put it … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 4

Last week we talked about the roadblock of stubbornness in change.  We focused on redirecting our energies and embracing change. This week, we are moving on to #3 on our list….the not so appealing “pity party”. Posted on a wall … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 3

Last week we looked at the stress created in “change” and who’s responsibility it is to manage it.  We cautioned against getting derailed in the faulty belief that it is management’s responsibility to manage our stress. It is ours and … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series: Week 2

An organization going through change is in for an emotional roller coaster ride.  Let’s face it…. change is stressful and uncomfortable! In that, I am reminded of a Mark Twain quote, “I’ve worried about many things in my life. Some of … Continue reading

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Common Thinking Errors Dealing with Change Series

I was speaking at a conference recently and during the Q&A I was asked how I thought a company could get their employees on board with change.  I was specifically asked which “change model” I advocated. There are countless change … Continue reading

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