How often are you tempted to shoot off an email or sms to save time and get it off your ‘to do list’?
Or how often have you heard the cry ‘do we really need to meet to talk about this’.
If you’ve ever been guilty of this you might be interested to know what problems this might open you up to …
Continue reading Why you cannot rely on the written word alone
We often hear of ‘change resistance’ or ‘change fatigue’ when we talk about change in the workplace. This gives us an altogether negative outlook on the process of making change.
But does implementing change always need to be hard, frightening, frustrating or challenging? Perhaps this needn’t be the case if you can introduce some ‘fun’ into the equation.
If we injected some fun into the creation of new ideas and the introduction of new ways of doing things …
- then we could shift how we think of change, and
- get the job of change done quickly and with far fewer difficulties.
Continue reading Could ‘fun’ be the antidote to change resistance
The move to ‘consumer directed care’ and the allocation of funds to the individual is part of the policy landscape in Australia – but the early evidence is showing that these allocated funds are not being fully spent in delivering care.
This raises the question of whether providers have effectively assessed and managed the change management needed to encompass this model of care support.
Continue reading Why are there underspends in client’s community care funds?
In times of change it is not a bad thing for a manager to say ‘I don’t know’.
Change – an act or process through which something becomes different. Make or become different.
For something to become different it has to change, in becoming different it often will represent the ‘unknown’.
Continue reading Don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know” in managing change
Myths play a useful role in our life. They help to simplify and present a story that build shared understanding and insight.
One way of thinking about myths is that they are ‘fanciful fiction’ which help us make sense of the world. We must remember that they are not reality, they reflect a widely held but false belief.
Continue reading 4 skills for leaders that will deliver change