December 1, 2016 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
Organizations must not only be able to devise and nimbly implement strategies, target processes and streamline objectives if they are to keep pace with evolving industry and market challenges. Equally, their leaders must also be skillful at facilitating people effectively through the very human aspects of change from costly resistance to productive commitment. While the most successful organizations teach and know how to apply these facilitative skills, many less successful ones are missing crucial pieces of the human dynamics puzzle related to change readiness and commitment. This topic is an introduction for leaders who want to lead change initiatives proactively. It focuses on helping the leaders guide their organizations through the most challenging aspects of change by successfully overcoming the kinds of emotional objections that stall progress and buy-in.
– You will be able to describe the 4 pillars of peak performing organizations that make them change ready.
– You will be able to identify the significance emotions have on behavior.
– You will be able to recognize human dynamics at play.
– You will be able to discuss how to choose and facilitate proactive vs. reactive ways to cope with your own and others’ responses to change.