change | Valerie MacLeod

19 September 2018

If nothing gets implemented why bother planning?

19 September 2018, Comments: 0

  I hear that often strategic plans are created but never implemented. I’m sure you’ve heard this statistic before but over 75% of planned […]

4 July 2018

If resistance is normal why do we ignore it?

4 July 2018, Comments: 0

  People naturally resist change. Even those of us who like change have some initial resistance at the beginning. And those people who don’t […]

20 July 2016

Another trip around the sun and the changes build up

20 July 2016, Comments: 0

  “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes but when you look back everything is different…” – C.S. Lewis   I celebrated […]

13 July 2016

Are you resisting change? It’s natural, normal & highly predictable!

13 July 2016, Comments: 0

  Everyone resists change. Some people HATE change & are strong resistors. Some others like change and have little resistance. Even though I teach […]

6 July 2016

Are you building walls or windmills?

6 July 2016, Comments: 0

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” – Chinese proverb How do you react to change? Like the […]

1 July 2016

It is sabotage or normal resistance?

1 July 2016, Comments: 0

  Do you think your team is trying to sabotage your leadership? It could be normal resistance to change. Ross came to me exasperated with his […]

24 February 2016

Feeling Stuck? Take Action!

24 February 2016, Comments: 0

  I met Chris for coffee. (Not his real name.) He was complaining that he felt stuck in his job. I asked him if […]

10 February 2016

6 Tactics to Counter FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

10 February 2016, Comments: 0

  A wise friend reminded me “no matter where you are, you will be missing something somewhere else”. This was my first experience of […]

20 January 2016

Train your brain to be more successful

20 January 2016, Comments: 0

  Do you want to be more productive at work this year? I listened to Shawn Anchor’s TED talk, The happy secret to better […]

7 October 2015

Want to succeed at change? Update your structures.

7 October 2015, Comments: 0

A structure in business terms is a framework that gives form and stability. Structures are needed or else there would be chaos in your organization. […]