Change: Are You Surviving or Thriving?


I deliver a lot of presentations on chaos and change management and how to become a quick-change artist.  It is important to recognize that there is a difference between change and transition.  Unless we get through the transition, change isn’t going to stick.  Change can happen overnight, it’s immediate, situational, or mechanical.

Change is often external or physical.  It may […]

Change: Are You Surviving or Thriving?2020-02-17T07:18:56-05:00

Communicating Across the Generations


In order to communicate effectively across the generations, we need to recognize that there are some differences in the expectations when it comes to audio/visual equipment and technology.  I would suggest that you no longer use an overhead projector, however, the Veterans & Traditionals might appreciate it.  It’s light and it’s bright, and it must be pretty important information […]

Communicating Across the Generations2020-02-06T10:34:07-05:00

Mistake: Resisting Change


Some people make the mistake of joining the anti-change crowd.  I learned a long time ago growing up on the farm that it was a lot easier to ride the horse in the direction it was headed.  I don’t know if you have ever been on a horse that wants to go back to the barn, it’s going back […]

Mistake: Resisting Change2020-01-20T07:37:29-05:00

Leading Through Change


As a leader, manager, or supervisor, you are expected to lead change.  The key is to be consistent in your communication.  Clearly communicate the purpose, the good reason why the change is necessary.  Clearly communicate the problem or problems with the status quo with facts and support with logic.  Next, clearly communicate the vision and paint the picture of […]

Leading Through Change2020-01-11T08:18:58-05:00

Stress Management: What’s the Big Deal?


You’ve heard about this stress management stuff for years.  It is important to have a few techniques to use throughout the day to manage the stress.

Did you know, in 30 percent of cases, what the first sign of heart disease is?

Sudden cardiac death – a heart attack.

There are many benefits to managing stress:  reductions in occurrences of and the […]

Stress Management: What’s the Big Deal?2019-12-12T13:25:20-05:00
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