Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Pyramid of Results, Motivation and Ability

Changing Outcomes, Changing Behavior When engaging in a change effort it is important to focus not on outputs but on outcomes. The difference is sometimes subtle for people, but the biggest difference is that outputs are usually activity-based where outcomes … Continue reading


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Change Resistance is Not Inevitable

The idea that people always resist change is a lie, and it is extremely damaging to organization’s seeking to increase their organizational agility. The truth is that people only resist changes that they either do not understand or for which … Continue reading


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Give the Gifts of Innovation and Change

2015 is quickly coming to a close and perhaps you have a little bit of money left in your budget. What better way to spend it than to get everyone on your team a copy of the popular book Stoking … Continue reading


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Google’s Insights into Successful Teams and Managers

A little over five years ago I created an evolution of a Gary Hamel framework from The Future of Management that I titled The Innovator’s Framework and included in my popular first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire. Recently Google recently … Continue reading


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Visualizing Project Planning Success for 2016

The first three of ten free downloads from the Change Planning Toolkit™ were focused on innovation and change: Five Keys to Successful Change Architecting the Organization for Change Building a Global Sensing Network The goal of these three frameworks was … Continue reading


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