Three Common Pitfalls of Organizational Change

When trying to build lasting transformation for a company, many company executives choose the same comfortable systems that miss the mark. So 70% of company-wide transformations fail. Three common pitfalls plague executives executing change. First, they underestimate how difficult meaningful change is to achieve. Second, executives are unrealistic about the company’s …

Effectively Replacing Managers

Failure rates of between 27 and 46 percent exist for leadership transitions. Organizational politics are the main challenge. Nearly 70% of leaders wish they had moved faster to change the culture. Leaders must prepare for the transition by acknowledging the contributions of the prior leader, creating space for forgiveness, and seeking to understand their …

Building a Resilient Team

Resilience is a shield protecting us from perpetual change, persistent stress, and constant pressures—it leverages our most challenging situations towards our growth. The story of the donkey and the farmer illustrates the power of resilience.  One afternoon, a farmer’s donkey fell into a pit. The creature bellowed for hours as …