Category Archives: Planning the Change Effort

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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Managing the Truly Tough Changes

One of my best friends spent the majority of her career dealing with mergers and acquisitions. She was often called upon to keep the Information Technology (IT) organization operating while the acquired CIOs were being transitioned out. She traveled around … Continue reading

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SCARF Model for Handling Change

Dr. David Rock developed the SCARF model to help explain what motivates people and why individuals may be more apt to tolerate uncertain or ambiguous situations. In a nutshell, people tend to move away from threats and toward rewards: <The> … 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 Sneak Peak: Develop the Deployment Strategy

One more sneak peak of our book, “wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts.” Links to buy are available now! Chapter 12, Develop the Deployment Strategy Explanation of the Technique Deployment planning falls within a standard project-planning paradigm. It isn’t our … Continue reading

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Book Formats and Links to Buy

wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts 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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Book Sneak Peak: Identify All Stakeholders

Over the next few weeks, we will be providing you some sneak peaks of our book, “wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts.” Links to buy are coming soon… Chapter 5, Identify All Stakeholders  Why Is This Step Important? What … Continue reading

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Book Sneak Peak: Decide on Achievable, Relevant Change

Over the next few weeks, we will be providing you some sneak peaks of our book, “wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts.” Links to buy are coming soon… Chapter 8, Decide on Achievable, Relevant Change Explanation of the Technique … 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 Lasts is a practical, how-to book that gives you the information about change agents and the … Continue reading

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