Archive for October, 2014

Manage Your Change Aces

Oct 31, 2014 No Comments by

Your change team has many role players, but there is a good chance you have a few aces too. While your superstars may not be in the same league as Warren Spahn, Johnny Sain or San Fransisco’s Madison Bumgarner, it’s important that you leverage their unique abilities.

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Pray For Rain

Oct 27, 2014 No Comments by

Watching the Kansas City Royals & San Francisco Giants battle it out this week reminds me of a baseball legend from the 1948 pennant chase. It’s a story about baseball, superstars and heroic effort. It’s also about leveraging your best people in clutch situations while avoiding the urge to over-rely on your ace players and put team goals at risk.

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No Change Without Risk

Oct 09, 2014 No Comments

I have never seen meaningful change happen without someone taking a risk.
By definition, taking a risk implies that you may very likely lose something and that’s why a lot of people would rather sit on the sidelines and wait for someone else to stick their neck out before jumping into the innovation arena.
Effective Change Agents do not get by so easily. They need to enter the battle ahead of their peers.
In order to impact your team for the good, you’ll need to be a risk-taker.

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