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Courage Over Comfort: How To Overcome Fear When Leading Others

Any executive knows that the role of leadership isn’t generally as glamorous as others might assume. One of the primary roles of a leader is to make and execute hard decisions. Making hard decisions often means that others will get hurt or disagree with you, resulting in confrontation and discomfort. Yet having the courage to willingly approach confrontations is one of the most important skills… Read More »Courage Over Comfort: How To Overcome Fear When Leading Others

The Missing Link for Successful Organizational Change Management

The Missing Link For Successful Organization Change Management

The topic of organization change management (OCM) has been gaining momentum lately—particularly due to the wake of the pandemic, the rise in remote work and global economic and supply chain disruptions. But there’s often a crucial puzzle piece conspicuously absent from the conversation about OCM in today’s enterprises. Much of the advice about OCM seems to go out of its way to isolate the process… Read More »The Missing Link For Successful Organization Change Management

The Difference Between Debate, Discussion and Dialogue

The Difference Between Debate, Discussion and Dialogue

Is it dialogue, discussion, or is it debate? There is a difference, and each has its value. Do you know the difference? Would you recognize dialogue if you heard it in your workplace? To guide you through this question, let’s distinguish dialogue from the other common forms of communication—debate and discussion first. Debate is combative and seeks to be victorious; it wants to express itself… Read More »The Difference Between Debate, Discussion and Dialogue

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

Starting a new job is one of the most important — and challenging — parts of any professional’s career.  At ACMP we came across this post and thought we would share a snippet. When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled… Read More »When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

Don’t try to just *sound* like a change expert

You know, some change managers like to pretend that they have this whole “change approach” thing figured out… These change managers show up on projects with a rigid vision and too many assumptions about how the change *should* be managed without customising their approach to their stakeholders or to the change. Instead of tailoring their language to their audience, they generally use too much technical… Read More »Don’t try to just *sound* like a change expert

What is Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging?

Cultivating a diverse professional culture is a complex and worthy pursuit. Diverse cultures position employees to thrive individually and to bring out the best in each other. Enabling diversity is no token gesture; it’s no rote filling of quotas. It means fostering a singular professional landscape that an array of professionals truly sees as their own. This requires leaders’ sensitivity, awareness and guidance. Inclusion and… Read More »What is Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging?

Five Unexpected Ways Leadership Teams Become Unhealthy

Published by Dr. Temre GreenHead of Consulting, Australia and New Zealand, Human Performance Technology by DTS In the 2021 Global Leadership Forecast, undertaken by DDI Consulting, Ernst & Young and The Conference Board, CEOs indicated that their top talent challenge was developing the next generation of leaders. It’s a competitive talent market. Companies need to have a leadership development strategy in place or risk losing… Read More »Five Unexpected Ways Leadership Teams Become Unhealthy

Metrics & KPIs for Measuring Change Management, according to 2 Change Leaders

By Hannah Wren Originally published here The only constant in life is change—and it’s difficult to embrace the unknown. That’s why the employee experience is essential to change management, when leaders are charged with supporting their teams through adjusting to new and different ways of working. It helps to think of employees as customers. Customer experience teams evaluate the customer journey before, during, and after… Read More »Metrics & KPIs for Measuring Change Management, according to 2 Change Leaders

Making Joy a Priority at Work

Making Joy a Priority at Work

Published by Alex Liu Originally published here Amid the dazzle and hopes of the digital age, it is easy to forget that old-fashioned human desire is as essential to achieving business goals as ever. Right now, for example, companies are making massive investments in technologies that can more closely link their people to each other, to customers, and to other stakeholders. Yet many companies struggle… Read More »Making Joy a Priority at Work

Unlearn Management, Relearn Being Human

Unlearn Management, Relearn Being Human

When we lead from the awareness that we all have more commonalities than differences, we can create a beneficial ripple effect for those we lead. Published by Ramus Hougaard Originally published here When we lead from the awareness that we all have Management and leadership: The two words may seem synonymous, but in practice they are quite different. Management is about managing others. Leadership is… Read More »Unlearn Management, Relearn Being Human