Month: June 2017

Strategy #3 for creating successful change in your organization

Two weeks ago, I started a video tip series on strategies that you can use to create successful change in your organization.  Last week’s advice was to be patient and persistent with your employees when implementing organizational change.  Today’s strategy to create successful change: be accessible to your employees. Be accessible to your employees Successful […]

When you’re overwhelmed at work, it’s worth considering another approach

“I can’t talk to you for very long, Merge, we’re buried!” said a client when I returned his call earlier this week.  “What’s going on?” I asked.  He went on to describe the turmoil and chaos in his department at the insurance company where he works.  “We’re overwhelmed at work.  Claim volume is up 200%, […]

Leading organizational change? Be patient and persistent

My previous strategy on leading successful organizational change was to involve employees early on in the change process.  Today’s tip is a continuation of that idea.  Be patient and persistent with your employees when implementing organizational change. Be patient and persistent When employees are faced with change that they perceive as negative, it is absolutely […]

Successfully leading organizational change

As a leader, you are an agent of organizational change.  It could be new processes or products, new software, or an organizational change in structure or focus simply to remain competitive and viable in your industry.  My point is that in today’s fast-paced world of work and commerce, the only thing constant about change is […]

Leadership lessons from the American bald eagle

I am continually amazed by the insightful leadership lessons that can be learned from the animal kingdom; in the past I’ve written about sea otters, goldfish, long-nosed bats, Canada geese, and penguins.  Recently, I had the opportunity to have a close-up interaction with an American bald eagle at a bird rescue sanctuary (I took this […]