Category Archives: Executing the Change

What Do You Do When You Get Stuck?

Leading change is hard. Encountering roadblocks is inevitable. So what do you do when you reach a point where you feel like you are encountering resistance at every turn? How do you continue to move forward and not allow yourself … Continue reading

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How Long Will This Change Take?

By the time a major change effort is approved, it is usually because the changing business environment has become impossible to ignore. Upon formation of the change team, the champions and sponsors immediately ask, “how long will it take before … Continue reading

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Expressing Gratitude

This time of year our thoughts often turn to reflection on what we have accomplished and to thanking those people who have helped us along the way. Recognition is priceless and can be inexpensive. What matters is that the expression … Continue reading

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New Look

There is a tradition in my family, each autumn, to put away the summer clothes and toys, review and stock winter supplies, and donate those items that we no longer need yet that could be of use to others. In … Continue reading

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Perseverance Pays Off

I have been following news reports about the Citi Bike program in New York City for the past year. I think Janette Sadik-Khan, New York’s transportation commissioner, is a fantastic example of a change agent who perseveres despite seemingly insurmountable … Continue reading

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Using Movement to Communicate

People communicate in multiple ways: words we use, what we write, facial expressions, gestures, drawings, eye contact… All of these mechanisms enable us to transmit information to another person with the goal of having that person understand what we mean. … Continue reading

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Thank You For Celebrating With Us!

We thank everyone for coming to our book launch party on September 12. It was the perfect celebration of the 3 years of effort in bringing our book, wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts, to life!       … Continue reading

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Initial Book Reviews

We shared early copies of our book, wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts, with some trusted advisors. Here’s what they have to say about it: “It’s awesome!!! I love the pictures and the format! ‘Why is this step important? … Continue reading

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Book Formats and Links to Buy

wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That LastsĀ is available for purchase in the format of your choosing: Paperback on Amazon.com Kindle on Amazon.com iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch through Apple iBookstore Nook through Barnes & Noble Read online or download from … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our book and are planning a party to celebrate.   wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That LastsĀ is a practical, how-to book that gives you the information about change agents and the … Continue reading

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