Entries by Amanda Turner

Are You Overlooking Your Long-Term Employees?

A question that I get asked constantly is “why do my long-term employees always push back on change?”

It’s not that your long-term employees are more resistant to change than your new employees it’s that they have already experienced poorly done change in their organization and they’re protecting themselves.

3 Truths to Break the Cycle of Toxic Change

I see many leaders struggling with the challenge of needing multiple changes in their organization. Unfortunately, the need to make numerous changes often means leaders barrage their employees with one change initiative after another or simultaneously. You create an endemic of change-fatigued employees who fear change when this happens.

Why Communication Makes or Breaks Your Change Initiative

Communication is the thread that weaves through every aspect of your organization. During change, your communication has the power to elevate and support your change efforts or send it into a downward spiral of negativity and failure.

Why Practicing Compassion is Necessary for Successful Organizational Change

I’ve been advocating for leaders to practice empathy and compassion when enabling change, so I was thrilled to hear that he also values the importance of compassion and empathy.

Compassion like its cousin empathy is not the skill leaders usually talk about when they talk about their success or building a better company. I have heard many leaders refer to compassion as soft. It is viewed at best as a nice to have. And at worse unnecessary for fear, it will make them look weak.

Using Change Management to Benefit Your Organization

This week for our blog post, I wanted to try something different. I’d like the share with you a video we did on how change management can benefit your employees, leaders, and ultimately your organization.