Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:27:44 GMT Change Thinking http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/ Despite all the business change knowledge uncovered during the last 50 years, many seasoned change management professionals still aren't adequately prepared to serve those trying to navigate their way through today's turbulence. Change Thinking is an effort to have an exchange with, and be part of, a community of practitioners committed to raising the level of their game and that of the field of change execution. There's More to Change Facilitation Than Methodology http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/7785/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:56:15 GMT Are You Ready to Raise Your Game?  Character and presence is what separates change technicians who submit deliverables and meet timelines from masterful change practitioners who dispense valuable insight and wisdom. Raising Your Game, a two-day advanced program sponsored by the Center f... Mindfully Holding Space (free eBook) http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/7716/ Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:16:00 GMT I’ve been “holding space” (creating environments where clients can feel safe and supported while resolving important issues) for as long as I can remember. I am so accustomed to applying it in my work that, until recently, it never occurred to me to examine what the term really mea... Mindfully Holding Space (free eBook) http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/7684/ Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:41:07 GMT I’ve been “holding space” (creating environments where clients can feel safe and supported while resolving important issues) for as long as I can remember. I am so accustomed to applying it in my work that, until recently, it never occurred to me to examine what the term really mea... Why Should You Want Your Competitors To Care About Character and Presence? http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/7087/ Wed, 06 Nov 2013 01:45:19 GMT Work with your competitors when the interests of the community and planet are at stake.—Simon Mainwaring Change facilitators who strive to advance who they are as much as what they do when practicing their craft are a relatively small tribe within the broader change professional com... What Can You Gain By Incorporating Character and Presence Into Your Work? http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/7037/ Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:17:56 GMT It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit. —Denis Waitley  The change facilitation community has grown tremendously since the early pioneering days, when there were only a few of us trying to find our way through uncharted ter... A Shift in Blog Cadence http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/6955/ Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:39:30 GMT Since 2009, I have authored more than 70 series (200+ separate posts) under the Change Thinking banner. When I set out on this writing odyssey, I wanted to maintain a rhythm of publishing one post every week. I have remained true to that pace for almost four years. I have much more to say about ... The Thought Leadership Environment http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/6944/ Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:55:51 GMT The first post of this series issued a call for an increased focus on thought leadership regarding character and presence. In the second post, I discussed the archetypes Eager Apprentices, Solid Performers, Adept Adventurers, Periodic Contributors, and Thought Leaders. In the third, I explained how ... Could You Be a Thought Leader? http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/6932/ Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:47:05 GMT In my last post, I wrote about the archetypes of Eager Apprentices, Solid Performers, Periodic Contributors, Adept Adventurers, and Thought Leaders. I discussed the critical role each plays and introduced the Thought Leader as one who has a central role in helping our profession realize its who we a... The Five Archetypes of Thought Leadership http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/6919/ Tue, 27 Aug 2013 15:35:29 GMT So far in this series, I have stressed the need for an increased focus on thought leadership regarding character and presence (post 1). I also introduced five archetypes—Eager Apprentices, Solid Performers, Adept Adventurers, Periodic Contributors, and Thought Leaders—as part of a benefi... What Benefits Do You Offer Your Clients? http://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog/Change-Thinking/6906/ Thu, 22 Aug 2013 17:16:04 GMT In the first post of this series, I explained that there is plenty of cutting-edge thinking about our frameworks, tools, and methodologies, but little thought leadership related to the who we are side of our craft. For Thought Leaders to be fully appreciated, they must be seen in context. Think ...