Mon, 21 Jun 2021 10:39:27 GMT Change Whisperer on ProjectManagement.com https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/270142/Change-Whisperer-on-ProjectManagement-com This is a blog about Strategy Execution, about implementing change and driving ROI to the bottom line. It is intended for: Leaders and for Program, Project and Change Management practitioners trying to manage the weather systems of change raining inside the organization. Enterprise change vs Project change https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/12926/Enterprise-change-vs-Project-change Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:39:08 GMT Do you see Enterprise and Project change differently? Do you deal with them differently? The reality of most organizations is that there are multiple strategies run by multiple divisions / leaders (most independent of each other) and these are broken into multiple Portfolios, Programs and P... Insights in Change Management-Interview with Kimberlee Williams, CEO, Ignitem (Part 1 Of 3) https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7561/Insights-in-Change-Management-Interview-with-Kimberlee-Williams--CEO--Ignitem--Part-1-Of-3- Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:33:21 GMT Who knows more about change management than practitioners in the trenches? These are professionals who are vested in helping organizations achieve the promises to the Board (the strategy, “the change”) and who have dedicated their careers to figuring out how to do this well. In this ... What is leadership's responsibility for driving and sustaining a nimble organization? Interview with Daryl Conner, Chairman, Conner Partners. Post 2 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7559/What-is-leadership-s-responsibility-for-driving-and-sustaining-a-nimble-organization--Interview-with-Daryl-Conner--Chairman--Conner-Partners--Post-2-of-3 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:26:25 GMT Daryl Conner’s extensive thought leadership on creating nimble organizations has the potential to breathe new life into the dinosaurs of the Fortune 1000 and S&P 500. As a preface, let’s just level-set. Why should leaders and boards care about an organization’s ability to c... The strategic imperative of the "nimble organization" and the mirage. Interview with Daryl Conner https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7481/The-strategic-imperative-of-the-nimble-organization-and-the-mirage---Interview-with-Daryl-Conner- Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:13:05 GMT “The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” ? Ralph Waldo Emerson   In this post, I interview Daryl about what “nimble” means, why it is a strategic imperative, and why it seems to be so difficult for organizations to ... What is the Board's Role in Strategy and Strategy Execution? Post 3 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7466/What-is-the-Board-s-Role-in-Strategy-and-Strategy-Execution--Post-3-of-3 Sat, 01 Feb 2014 20:03:42 GMT This post concludes my notes and my observations and comments (indicated by italics) from the panel discussion,“Growth Strategy—the Board’s Role,” run by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). The panel was stellar, with names well known to board and strate... What is the Board's Role in Strategy and Strategy Execution? Post 2 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7465/What-is-the-Board-s-Role-in-Strategy-and-Strategy-Execution--Post-2-of-3 Sat, 01 Feb 2014 20:02:04 GMT This post is a continuation of notes from a fantastic panel discussion, “Growth Strategy—the Board’s Role,” run by the Institute of Corporate Directors. On stage, board members represented major public- and private-sector organizations such as BCE, Bell Can... What is the Board's Role in Strategy and Strategy Execution? Post 1 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7438/What-is-the-Board-s-Role-in-Strategy-and-Strategy-Execution--Post-1-of-3 Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:50:45 GMT SOLD OUT! I signed up for this panel presentation, “Growth Strategy—the Board’s Role,” as soon as the fall season schedule from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) came out. Good thing I did—many, it seems, are interested in “practical tips to help boards a... Will "change management" become extinct? The evolution of change management. Post 3 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7258/Will-change-management-become-extinct--The-evolution-of-change-management--Post-3-of-3 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:04:29 GMT “Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have—and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.”—James Belasco and Ralph Stayer, Flight of the Buffalo (1994) In the last two posts, Jennifer Frahm and I considered the costs of t... Change the organization or change the organization. The evolution of change management. Post 2 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7257/Change-the-organization-or-change-the-organization---The-evolution-of-change-management---Post-2-of-3 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:02:53 GMT “Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.”—David Lloyd George In the last post, we looked at the costs of muscling change through with a “change the people or change the people” attitude. In this... Change the organization or change the organization. The evolution of change management. Post 2 of 3 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/7256/Change-the-organization-or-change-the-organization---The-evolution-of-change-management---Post-2-of-3 Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:02:52 GMT “Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.”—David Lloyd George In the last post, we looked at the costs of muscling change through with a “change the people or change the people” attitude. In this...