Be Prepared For Meetings
Coaching to Perform
Get Things Done
Juggle Work & Family
Keep Teams Together
Personality Style Evaluation
Set & Achieve Goals
Thrive Thru Change
Thrive Thru Change
When your family, home, or organization undergo change,
watch for these phases:
- Denial - Denial is the initial lack of
reaction to the change; it doesn't sink in right away. Although
there's a sense of loss, etc. the routine stays the same until the
reality becomes real. People may withdraw and/or focus on the past.
- Resistance - During resistance feelings about
the change emerge, such as self-doubt, anger, blame, depression,
anxiety, frustration, or uncertainty. Group/family events such as
celebration parties help people share their experiences and
- Exploration - During this phase people
explore their resources and creativity to figure out their new
responsibilities, relationships, etc. ands try to visualize their
- Commitment - At this point, people are
ready to make stable, long-range plans and act on them. They're
willing to recreate their mission, their roles, and their
Without change things stagnate. To survive the demands
of a changing world, and to succeed among them, you've got to change...by
design, not by default.
their new characteristics, plan the timing, involve their best
people, lead the process.
like victims of change.
their future and prepare for the challenge.
the need to change, resist it or reluctantly let change take them
the process quicker and in better condition, with competence and a
design their futures, they stumble through them.
the new rules and adapt to them quickly.
to the old rules or fight the new ones.
everyone's talents and considers everyone's ideas.
typically makes all decisions and delegate the grunt work.
Change management is a group activity; everyone wins or
Everyone's talents and commitments are needed, and the
job of the leader is to involve everyone...change leaves no room for
Thriving through change requires everyone's active
participation and leadership. Not just at the top, but at all levels.