Tag: excellence

Four Stages of a Successful Change Project

Four Stages of a Successful Change Project performance growth through change stages

Change is NOT the only constant. The failure rate of change projects seems to stay constant as well, at about 70%. In order to be successful, change leaders need to realize that every change project must go through these four stages – rejection, objection, perception, adoption – and the first two stages may temporarily bring the performance down, which kills the key players’ desire to continue the change effort.

50+ Productive Things to Do When Bored at Work

50+ Productive Things to Do When Bored at Work

Even though we like our jobs, there come those rare slow moments when you may feel underused if not outright bored. Probably you are in front of your computer – but browsing the web does not help and may leave an unwanted track in your usage logs.  Here’s what you can do to produce some […]

“What this High Purpose is all about and why is it important?”

“What this High Purpose is all about and why is it important?” High Purpose

If you are leading an engineering company, you may find this explanation helpful. Purpose to company is like magnet to a box of iron pieces.   A strong magnet creates an invisible but powerful magnetic field. If you place a piece of magnetic material into a strong magnetic field, you convert it into a magnet. Leading with […]

Four-Letter Word, Starting with ‘F’: ….. ?

Four-Letter Word, Starting with ‘F’: ….. ?

No, not the one you think. And I am not surprised. You need a paradigm shift. Imagine reading something like this: Healthy Sex: Indulge your “sweet tooth” — the healthy way. Adding a little spice to your sex life is not off-limits in the […] Clinic Diet. Here’s how you can have your muffin and […]

“LEAN all over the place. But It Does Not Work.”

“LEAN all over the place. But It Does Not Work.”

For our “exploratory meeting,” I asked my client, a 150-ppl business, to share their orgchart. “We don’t have one but I will have one sketched for you.” Soon, an email arrived. Attached to the email (that had actually no text) was an excel file with a dozen rectangles, sorted in three columns, half of them […]