Tag Archives: change agent
Posted on22. Aug, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Those who read my blog regularly know how passionate I am about helping leaders discover how to bring change to the business. I often advocate leadership practices that require collaboration with employees. Today, though, I’m taking a different approach. Today is about looking at you, the change leader. You may be familiar with the famous [...]
Posted on13. Jun, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Many organizations are struggling in a bleak work environment and decimated workforce due to layoffs. Leaders, however, have an opportunity to bring success back to their business. The opportunity is to restore optimism back in the workplace. The opportunities start at an individual level, a human level. Leaders can catapult their level of success by [...]
Posted on12. May, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Last week I posted the first part to this blog. I’m exploring cringe-worthy statements leader’s say about change. Some of you shared your cringe-worthy statements. Thank you. I encourage more of you to share your example below. This post wraps up this topic, at least for now. Here are two new statements and possible response [...]
Posted on18. Apr, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
“You cannot continue to expect quality results by constantly being in action. You cannot expect people to respond and do what you want simply by telling them.” These are words I recently shared with a group of senior managers when discussing plans for introducing change into the business. The Trap of Doing Organizations today must [...]
Posted on13. Feb, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
What do you think the top 10 change songs of all time are? Maybe it’s an anti-war song? Perhaps David Bowie’s Changes? Perhaps a spiritual? Share your thoughts below. Your suggestions could be included in the list. The final list comes out February 23. Comment below. Share your suggestions below. Interact with others below. Let’s [...]
Posted on09. Feb, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
It isn’t a remarkable insight of mine when I say that we are living in a world faced with rapid-paced change. The economy is surfacing new dilemmas for government to address. We’ve read about horrible acts of leadership from CEOs that leave us wondering where integrity went. The latest is the surprising actions not taken [...]
Posted on03. Feb, 2010 by Becky Shook.
You might be asking, “who leads change, and how?” Leaders of change can be at many levels in the organization: yes, there are those at the top who drive change, but there are also early adopters who champion the change from any level. So, how does leading change work? It starts with visibility. Whether you [...]