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Leading Change   insight wisdom perspective A Brief Visual Narrative by Adam Walz
Insight  # 1: Change can be hard.  It requires time and attention
“ It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success,  nor more dangero...
People Support Change  When They… <ul><li>Relate to the vision. </li></ul><ul><li>Expect personal gain. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Eight Common Errors <ul><li>No sense of urgency </li></ul><ul><li>No guiding coalition </li></ul><ul><li>Lacking vision </...
 
Insight  # 2: Leaders need to bring people with them.
— Henry Ford “ Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”
But I’m so comfortable…
Leaders disturb the comfortable...
… and comfort the disturbed.
Insight  # 3: Leaders create the conditions where people can motivate themselves.
Golden Rule <ul><li>“ Treat others as you would like to be treated.” </li></ul>Remember the…
That’s Good…
But It’s Not  Enough
Leaders Follow the Platinum Rule <ul><li>“ Treat others the way  they  want to be treated.” </li></ul>
Leaders ignite the passion of others by creating an answer to the “what’s-in-it-for-me” question
So what?
3 Things
“Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.” — Alan Kay
&quot;The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing.&quot; — Winifred Holtby
“ The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.”   — Jean Giraudoux
Image Attributions <ul><li>Slide 1:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/paolodecampo/827613054/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3:  http...
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Pearls of wisdom collected from previous travelers on the road that we like to call change. I hope you can relate to some of these insights and perhaps provide more. Enjoy!

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  1. 1. Leading Change insight wisdom perspective A Brief Visual Narrative by Adam Walz
  2. 2. Insight # 1: Change can be hard. It requires time and attention
  3. 3. “ It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.” — Machiavelli’s The Prince
  4. 4. People Support Change When They… <ul><li>Relate to the vision. </li></ul><ul><li>Expect personal gain. </li></ul><ul><li>Give input. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe the time is right. </li></ul>Source: 1996, Leading Change, John Kotter
  5. 5. Eight Common Errors <ul><li>No sense of urgency </li></ul><ul><li>No guiding coalition </li></ul><ul><li>Lacking vision </li></ul><ul><li>Under communicating </li></ul><ul><li>Permitting obstacles </li></ul><ul><li>No short-term wins </li></ul><ul><li>Declaring victory too soon </li></ul><ul><li>Not anchoring changes </li></ul>Source: 1996, Leading Change, John Kotter
  6. 7. Insight # 2: Leaders need to bring people with them.
  7. 8. — Henry Ford “ Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”
  8. 9. But I’m so comfortable…
  9. 10. Leaders disturb the comfortable...
  10. 11. … and comfort the disturbed.
  11. 12. Insight # 3: Leaders create the conditions where people can motivate themselves.
  12. 13. Golden Rule <ul><li>“ Treat others as you would like to be treated.” </li></ul>Remember the…
  13. 14. That’s Good…
  14. 15. But It’s Not Enough
  15. 16. Leaders Follow the Platinum Rule <ul><li>“ Treat others the way they want to be treated.” </li></ul>
  16. 17. Leaders ignite the passion of others by creating an answer to the “what’s-in-it-for-me” question
  17. 18. So what?
  18. 19. 3 Things
  19. 20. “Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.” — Alan Kay
  20. 21. &quot;The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing.&quot; — Winifred Holtby
  21. 22. “ The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.” — Jean Giraudoux
  22. 23. Image Attributions <ul><li>Slide 1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/paolodecampo/827613054/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tedguy49/146343525/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 4: http://www.morguefile.com/archive/?display=107579& </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 5: http://www.flickr.com/photos/procsilas/56328024/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 6: ttp://www.whitesharktrust.org/pages/mediaarticle/media25.html </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 8: http://www.flickr.com/photos/thiru/425038505/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 9: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikelens/494443057/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 10: http://www.flickr.com/photos/metrojp/92038203/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 11: http://flickr.com/photos/cheesepicklescheese/2035273750/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 13: http://www.flickr.com/photos/thiru/258086971/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 15: http://flickr.com/photos/28481088@N00/217836017/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 16: http://www.flickr.com/photos/eelssej_/406623767/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 17: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandj98/269326483/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 19: http://www.flickr.com/photos/al-fassam/202501448/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 20: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carboila/411940266/ </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 21: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/254118388/ </li></ul>http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Contact me: [email_address]
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