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How to Help Your SLT Lead Change

How to Help Your SLT Lead Change

Do you feel like the heron or the hippo? Have you ever wondered why your leadership team’s change initiatives keep getting blocked? “Darn it, why won’t they change?” “ACME Consultants promised this would work.” “We followed best practice!” What if it wasn’t their...

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What’s your immunity to change?

What’s your immunity to change?

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” We live most of our lives on automatic pilot. That is as true of individuals as it is of teams. Our teams tend to operate without being aware of the water they are swimming...

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How to Break the Resistance

How to Break the Resistance

99% of people believe it’s unsafe to be open and transparent. That’s why we hide all thoughts and emotions which could make us look weak. That’s why we don’t share our hopes and dreams which could be discarded. That’s why we don’t ask questions of understanding when...

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Change: Friend or Foe?

Change: Friend or Foe?

Are you a change maker or leader? Ever wondered why when you start to bring in a change, resistance inevitably arises? Let’s go back to high school physics 101 and Isaac Newton for the seeds of the reasons why. Newton's third law of motion states that for every...

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Radical Acceptance

Radical Acceptance

Leaders take responsibility for their world. And resisting our world is the opposite: We go into Victim mode. A leadership mindset has us explore our resistance with a view of what a relationship or situation calls us to learn. To do that, we must first accept what is.

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