Tag Archives: change leader
Posted on27. Dec, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
2011 brought turmoil to business. Yet, the irony is turmoil provides leaders an open door to evoke images of possibility, to make change. As we position ourselves to enter into 2012, I ask you to think about how you resonate with those in your life, in your team, in your company. Change has greater chance [...]
Posted on02. May, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
For a leader, causing change is difficult. For years, the statistic has been that 70% of change initiatives fail. Let’s put that into context. When a senior manager wants to improve efficiency in how insurance claims are paid, for example, it is more likely to back fire on him. Or when a company wants to [...]
Posted on15. Apr, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
I wonder a lot these days where this crazy world is going. If I were to gauge the world by what I hear on the news I’d say we all need a hand basket. That’s where my mind goes on my off-days. But idealism and optimism are strong anchors in my belief and perspective. For [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
I am utterly fascinated with how social technology is bringing people together. The implications have growing importance for today and tomorrow’s change leaders. Causing change requires a united group of people willing to hear, discuss, and even act on what is needed to make change happen. We know though through history that most change efforts [...]
Posted on15. Dec, 2010 by Geoff Snyder.
Geoff Snyder is the founder of Freedom to Think and Dream Big, a blog dedicated to a leadership and team collaboration project. When he began his blog, he was searching for like-minded leaders who share the same vision as he does with business ethics, new world education systems, creative and innovative uniqueness, and overall team [...]
Posted on09. Dec, 2010 by Susan Mazza.
The heart of this month-long blog series is a call to action. All leaders must turn a new page in their leadership and management playbooks to revive and thrive in business in 2011. Susan Mazza hits the bullseye in her post below. Susan Mazza has worked with organizations and leaders for over 20 years to [...]
Posted on30. Nov, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Please don’t get me wrong; I’m not whining or looking for sympathy. The truth is that I have quickly learned how lonely it is as an executive. My words and actions are watched more closely and interpreted beyond what I intended. The availability of colleagues to bounce ideas off of shrinks due to demanding schedules [...]