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What is your biggest challenge when it comes to dealing with employees who are resistant to change?

Workplace change – it is stressful and frustrating to many! One of your most important roles as a leader is to be an agent of change; yet your success will be limited if you can’t get all your employees on the same page and moving forward. Fortunately some employees come on board pretty quickly, but alas just as many seem to dig in their heels and hold on with a tight grip on the past. So how do you overcome this familiar leadership challenge?

That’s exactly what I’ll be covering on Wednesday September 19 in my next live Audio Conference titled “The Reluctant Employee – How to lead, train, and motivate the change-resistant worker”. I’ll be opening the lines for questions, so I want to know – when it comes to dealing with employees who are resistant, apathetic, negative and distrustful of anything new, what is your biggest challenge? What one thing could I help you with to get these change-resistant employees moving forward? Go to to ask your question and I’ll answer as many as I can on September 19.

And while you’re at, be sure to download the free article – “Dealing with Change” – in which I walk through a specific example to illustrate a classic four-step model AND offer you two key things you should be aware of in order to ease the process.  Just click on the link on the bottom left of the screen.

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