Category Archives: Change

Ten Transformational Change Principles

GUEST POST from Greg Satell It’s been clear to me for some time that 2020 would be a pivotal year. Globalization and digitalization, the two major forces of the last generation, have disappointed. The corporate mantra of shareholder value has … Continue reading

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Rethinking Agility for the Post-Digital Age

GUEST POST from Greg Satell For the past 50 years, innovation has largely been driven by our ability to cram more transistors onto a silicon wafer. That’s what’s allowed us to double the power of our technology every two years … Continue reading

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You Must Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack It’s been a tough two and a half for everyone since the COVID-19 crisis began. Some of us have been hit very, very hard, by the impact of the pandemic exacerbated by the rate of … Continue reading

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Four Key Attributes of Transformational Leaders

GUEST POST from Greg Satell Change isn’t what it used to be. Where earlier generations had leaders like Gandhi, King and Mandela, today’s change efforts seem rudderless. Movements like #Occupy, Black Lives Matter and #MeToo hold marches replete with strident … Continue reading

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12 Reasons to Write Your Own Letter of Recommendation

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Are you stuck? The first step in making a career change is self reflection. One way to describe yourself and your transferable skills and what you have in mind for the future is to write your own letter … Continue reading

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Bring Newness to Corporate Learning with Gamification

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was first introduced to gamification upon meeting Mario Herger, in 2012, when he was a Senior Innovation Strategist at SAP Labs LLC, in Israel, as a participant in his two-day gamification workshop for Checkpoint Security Software. It … Continue reading

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A Brave Post-Coronavirus New World

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In 1973, in the wake of the Arab defeat in the Yom Kippur war with Israel, OPEC instituted an oil embargo on America and its allies. The immediate effects of the crisis was a surge … Continue reading

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Creating the World’s Best Change & Transformation Book

On Friday I was speaking with my publisher Palgrave Macmillan (now part of Springer) about doing a second edition of Charting Change. This means that my publisher is interested in having me create a new version of Charting Change that … Continue reading

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The Power of the Humility Principle

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In 1929, just before the stock market crash, Louis Bamberger and his sister, Caroline Bamberger Fuld, sold their department store in Newark to R.H. Macy and Company for $25 million ($343 million in 2015 dollars). … Continue reading

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How to Free Ourselves of Conspiracy Theories

GUEST POST from Greg Satell If you think about it, postal carriers should be a little bit creepy. If someone told you that an agent of the federal government would come to your house everyday with access to information about … Continue reading

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