Archive for April, 2012

Unwrapping Resistance to Change

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments by

Change Agent Tip #28 Open expressions of resistance can make a Change Agent’s work nearly impossible. But before diving right into confronting resistance, I recommend Change Agents take a closer look at the potential motivations behind it. In my last post, I discussed how the changing price of raw cocoa on the world market may […]

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What I Learned From the Bunny

Apr 12, 2012 No Comments by

Change Agent Tip #27: Look Under the Wrapper The Easter holiday season has just wrapped up. Last week was one of the peak periods of the year for chocolate sales. Store aisles and end caps were stacked high with bunnies, bars, baskets and all sizes and shapes of chocolate delights. Anyone who stuffed an Easter […]

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Change Can Mean Loss

Apr 04, 2012 4 Comments

Change Agent Tip #26 A wise man once told me that one reason people struggle with change is that it often means we’re going to lose something. It’s Personal: Consider the last time you were impacted by a significant change at work (or in life). You may have been asked to give up something in […]

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