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Organizational Change – Part 2: Changing organizations is like moving a memory foam mattress

This post is Part 2 of a 4 part series looking at strategies and tactics for creating change in organizations! If you like it, consider signing up at the bottom of the page for email alerts of new posts. Check here for Part 1: Viral Ideas. There’s something elegant about a good analogy, and, asContinue reading “Organizational Change – Part 2: Changing organizations is like moving a memory foam mattress”

Organizational Change – Part 1: Viral Ideas

Emerging from the last year and a half, most of us are still processing the reality of a world with COVID. The way we see and experience everything has shifted — many of us have learned far more about epidemiology and microbiology than ever before. Before 2020, the notion of “viral spread” may have seemed abstract or cliche — now, we think of it as literal. But this understanding can actually work to our advantage if we apply it in practical ways that inspire how we act.

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Manager Tools: Capturing and Routing Information

One of the values of a good manager is effective communication — getting people the right information at the right time. This requires gathering, sifting, and routing the deluge of information available from meetings, emails, research, slack, etc.. It’s is hard to do well, and impossible to perfect. We can, though, use tools to improve our abilities beyond what our brains are naturally capable of though.





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