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Sustainable Pace

Driving your car faster on the highway burns more gas.  Parasitic drag increases as velocity increases, and therefore it takes more energy to travel the

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Addressing Paranoia

Everett Rogers described them as the laggards.  They’re the people who refuse change even when it’s become apparent to the majority that the change is

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Trust as the Lubricant

Some changes appear, on the surface, to be very easy.  Every indication is that it will be a fantastic success.  However, unforeseen circumstances can derail

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Changing Indirectly

Lakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of wealth.  The problem is that if you chase her, she’ll avoid you.  Sarawati is the Hindu Goddess of knowledge. 

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Frozen in Fear

“I just don’t understand it.  They won’t do anything to move forward with the change.”  It’s a familiar lament by change managers who are trying

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Burning Platform

Daryl Conner started the analogy.  It was in relation to a literal burning oil platform off the north coast of Scotland, but it’s been misunderstood,

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Prison Psychology

It may not seem like there are many choices when you’re a prisoner, so there shouldn’t be much to learn about change, but there’s more

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The Keystone Changes

Change is often overwhelming for the manager and those stakeholders who are impacted.  However, a change is rarely the sole source of these overwhelming feelings. 

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The Drumbeat of Change

Any musician knows it’s the rhythm provided by the bass that holds the music together.  Whether it’s the electric bass providing a resonating reminder of

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