We all know that organizations don’t change, people do. Below you can find a very inspiring TEd talk about how to put people first during change and transitions.
As mentioned in my very first blog, I want to become a certified PROSCI® change management practitioner. 9 Years after my first change management program I’m finally certified. It was a great three days training from the People side of change in The Netherlands last week.
I was already familiar with the ADKAR model after reading the book from Jeffrey Hait. So, I was well prepared to rock the change management certification training. The training was amazing, and I learned so much more about change management and especially about the people side of change. I thought that after 9 years of change management I would know what to do but trust me that was naïve of me as I haven’t really got the full understating of the PROSCI / ADKAR methodology before.
What is a company or organisational culture? It is as simple as “How we do things around here, sometimes a set of unspoken believes that govern how people decide what to do”
To explain it in more details, it is the environment in which we work, the standards to which we are held, the relationships we have with our colleagues, the processes in which we communicate, and the unspoken beliefs we share with our staff members.Continue Reading…
My first real change program was to review and optimise our current processes back in 2010. I had little to no experience in process management but as a control freak I started to learn and love process management very quickly.
The biggest problem at that time was that we had a small amount of real processes. None of them was properly documented and we had no clear process owners. So, we almost had a black sheet to start with, for improving our process management.Continue Reading…
In the recent post about The Elephant and the Rider I explained how you can change when change is hard using the metaphor introduced by Jonathan Haidt and elaborated by the book switch from Dan and Chip.
I found some great video’s that very easily explains how you can use the Elephant and the Rider metaphor for your successful change management program.
Enjoy and let yourself inspireContinue Reading…