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Resistance to change

The Leadership Challenge of Gradual Change

Are you familiar with the boiled frog analogy? If you place a live frog in a pan of boiling water, the frog will immediately jump out. Smart. Right? However, if you place a frog in a pan of room temperature water, and all other conditions are comfortable, it will settle in. And if all other...
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What Changed Today? Your Business Success Could Depend on the Answer

“Change” used to happen to other people. Our forbearers would be born, go to school, grow up and, upon completing their schooling, either begin work on the family farm or in the family craft shop, or get a job at or factory where they would work until they retired. These times are past, of course....
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Organization as a System

I don’t care what kind of organization you lead — I don’t care what kind it may be, how big it may be, what you do, or what your station may be in some larger hierarchy — the conditions that give rise to resistance to change (or put another way, the conditions that are creating...
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