Coaching is about facilitating positive change. What if your client does not want to change? How can you challenge them to change? What are some best practices to encourage changes in your clients or employees who resist change?
If you are like me, here are some strategies you probably used:
Motivate these people to care more about [...]
I saw this for the first time when I was a consultant in the military: sergeants who have seen many officers come and go, welcome a new officer with some degree of apathy. They don’t really bother to listen to the type of changes the officer requests and they are probably thinking, “We’ve been here [...]
It is not surprising that organizations are continuously trying to find clear solutions to better engage and retain their best employees because turnover and disengagement are extraordinarily expensive. According to a Watson Wyatt study, a one standard deviation improvement in engagement is associated with a 1.9 increase in revenue per employee: “To put this in perspective, [...]
What do cultural integration, change application and execution of skill acquisition all have in common?
The critical step before results: Integration is perhaps the most important stage of any change effort. A post-merger integration study by Merrill Corporation in 2009 reveals that 66% of leaders start addressing post-merger integration issues early on in the M&A process. [...]