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
For something to make an impact and affect peoples lives the change doesn’t need to be big. Often small and unexpected change can have a profound effect.
We hear about the need for innovation and transformation in business everyday, or at least it seems like this to me. People are looking for the next ‘big idea’ that will shakeup business and industry.
Continue reading We don’t always need change to be about ‘BIG’ ideas
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?
Most of go to the Doctor to get prescriptions for all sort of medicines to keep us health, but what if they started to turn the tables on us and put it back on us to do the hard work to get healthy?
Of course it is easier to take a tablet or two to ‘solve’ our problems but they are perhaps at best an illusion of health.
Continue reading Non-profits as partners in health prevention?
Are we making the most of the people we meet and connect with in our work day? Can we make these contacts and connections work harder for our non-profit?
Everyday we meet and chat with a range of Board and committee members, staff, volunteers, donors, clients, customers and suppliers. But are we making the most of these encounters and are they extending our mission?
Make your connections work for you
Yes OK so you are busy and have a large network of contacts but what are you doing to nurture and encourage them as active ambassadors for your non-profit?
Continue reading Ambassadors for your NFP – amplify your voice