How many times have you heard your staff or colleagues call a change attempt the “flavor of the month” or heard the whispers “just wait it out and then we can go back to way we did it before?” Leading change is hard and the majority of the time it either doesn’t stick or it is a very painful lengthy exercise to get the change implemented.
“This is the way we have always done it” has been called the most expensive 9 words in business. Nothing today should be the way it was. We all know change is inevitable.
Not only that the rate of change is speeding up with each passing year. So how do we lead change with our teams as efficiently and effectively as possible?