Entries by Amanda Turner

Do We Really Resist Change?

The idea that people resist change has become so embedded in the way people talk about change that it is often the first thing leaders think and talk about when an employee doesn’t immediately accept or embrace a change they want to implement.

Change Isn’t Supposed to Be Tidy

In the real world of organizational change, even a well-planned change is uncomfortable;  both for the people doing the heavy lifting, and for the leaders, as they help their team navigate the discomfort. The change can feel chaotic and messy.

The Value of Personal Change Readiness

This week, I am republishing a post I wrote about my mother’s incredible strength and change readiness.My mom celebrated her 83rd birthday this year. And we had planned to celebrate together, with her coming to the west coast. But like so many things over the past two years, our plans changed, and it was a virtual celebration.