I started this video tip series on how leaders can successfully implement workplace change back in June, and today is instalment #15, which will be my final piece of advice in this series. I hope you’ve enjoyed them and found them of value. If you want to see all of them in one place, you can find them in the Video section of our website (under the Tools tab). Here is a direct link: http://www.turningmanagersintoleaders.com/tools/videos/
My final tip in this series for leaders who are managing workplace change initiatives: recognize that you set the tone.
Recognize that you set the tone
As a leader, by virtue of your position and title in your organization, you are a role model. Which means that you need to understand that you play a key role in the success of your workplace change initiative. Your behaviour and actions will set the tone for how your employees will behave and act; it will establish the culture change that you are seeking for your department or your organization. Truth be told, you cannot expect your employees to change if you’re not willing demonstrate that you’re willing to make changes yourself. So it is essential that you walk the talk.
Walk the talk
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