Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular workdays. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take time for some of that reading you can’t find time for during the week.
Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms. This week there are articles about change.
“But, along with thinking differently in order to come up with revolutionary new ideas or products, there is also seeing differently. Great creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs look at the world in ways that are different from how many of us look at things. This is why they see opportunities that other people miss.”
“A new framework to create sustainable, impactful change with less effort amidst today’s seismic shifts”
“Resistance to change is baked into our biology, but the ability to overcome it can be strengthened with the right regimen.”
“Preparing the workforce of the future will require billions of dollars. But the cost of inaction will be even higher.”
“If employees believe in the larger vision and can see how pursuing that vision makes sense for them and for the business, that buy-in will translate to better work and more effective strategy execution. Gallup finds that high-trust organizations can implement change more quickly and retain workers even when through the occasional organizational misstep. That’s because when people trust their leaders, they extend the benefit of the doubt in trying times. However, only about one-third of workers strongly trust their company’s leadership. To build trust in times of change, consider these three steps”
“We are hard-wired to avoid negative information, but we need to change.”
“The root causes of resistance to change”
Still Moving: How to Lead Mindful Change by Deborah Rowland
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