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  • 1. Learning to Master Change Bill Bevans CoachWorks Farm Guiding Healthy Change Institute
  • 2. Introduction
    • Mastering change means learning to learn … again.
    • Change is just another word for learning.
    • “ In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.” - Eric Hoffer
  • 3. Agenda
    • Learn to master your successful adaptation to change and to take control of the change you want.
    • Realize more of your learning potential.
    • Practice the principles of unlearning, letting go, and relaxed focus to overcome fear of failure and to manage positive personal change.
    • Apply these principles to learning anything.
    • Learn to support and lead others in their change mastery.
  • 4. Overview
    • Learning is just another word for change.
    • “Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill.” - Michael Gelb
    Focus Body Spirit Relax Un- Learn Mind Play Change Learn
  • 5. Books to Read
    • Deep Change:Discovering the Leader Within, Robert E. Quinn
    • Leading Change, John P. Kotter
    • Lessons from the Art of Juggling, Michael J. Gelb and Tony Buzan
    • Who Moved My Cheese? Spencer Johnson, MD
    • The Democratic Corporation , Russell L. Ackoff
    • The Fifth Discipline: the Art and Practice of the Learning Organization , Peter M. Senge
  • 6. Learning to Master Change
    • Two caterpillars are conversing and a beautiful butterfly floats by. One caterpillar turns to the other and says,
    • "You'll never get me up in one of those things."
  • 7. Learning to Master Change
    • List the changes in your life this last year.
    • Which change did you manage and adapt to the most successfully?
    • What resources and abilities did you call upon?
    • How did you fully engage and involve your whole self in mastering the change?
  • 8. Learning to Learn and Unlearn
    • Adult learning feels risky, because it requires unlearning, letting go, and making mistakes.
    • What have you learned this year? Why?
    • What helped with the learning?
    • What did you have to let go, unlearn?
    • How did you overcome the fear of failure?
  • 9. Learning to Learn and Unlearn
    • Visualizing the future helps overcome the pull of the present and past.
    • Learning to relax and focus reduces the fear of failure.
    • “ Keep your knees bent!”
    • - my favorite ski instructor
    • Unfreezing and re-freezing - almost.
    • “ Personal and organizational excellence demands experimentation, reflection, and evaluation and these things in turn lead to learning and growth.” - Robert E. Quinn
  • 10. Learning to Master Change (From Who Moved My Cheese?, Spencer Johnson, M.D.)
    • Change happens!
    • They keep moving the cheese.
    • Having “cheese” makes you happy.
    • The more important the cheese is to you, the more you want to hold on to it.
    • If you do not change, you can become extinct.
    • What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
  • 11. Learning to Master Change (From Who Moved My Cheese?, Spencer Johnson, M.D.)
    • Get ready for the cheese to move.
    • Smell the cheese often so you know when it is getting old.
    • Movement in a new direction helps you find new cheese.
    • When you move beyond your fear, you feel free.
  • 12. Learning to Master Change (From Who Moved My Cheese?, Spencer Johnson, M.D.)
    • Imagining yourself enjoying new cheese, even before you find it, leads you to it.
    • The quicker you let go of old cheese, the sooner you find new cheese.
    • It is safer to search in the maze than it is to remain cheese-less.
    • Old beliefs do not lead you to new cheese.
  • 13. Learning to Master Change (From Who Moved My Cheese?, Spencer Johnson, M.D.)
    • When you see that you can find and enjoy new cheese, you change course.
    • Noticing small changes early helps you adapt to the bigger changes that are to come.
    • Move with the cheese and enjoy it.
    • Enjoy change and savor the adventure.
    • They keep moving the cheese.
  • 14. Learning to Lead Change
    • When it’s time for a change, leaders go first.
    • All organizational change begins with personal change.
    • A change imposed is a change opposed.
    • People only support what they help to create.
  • 15. Learning to Lead Change John Kotter’s Eight Stage Process
    • 1. Establish a sense of urgency.
    • 2. Create a guiding coalition.
    • 3. Develop a Vision and Strategy.
    • 4. Communicate the vision.
    • 5. Empower others for broad based action.
    • 6. Generate short term wins.
    • 7. Consolidate gains and produce more change.
    • 8. Anchor new approaches in the culture.
  • 16. Learning to Lead Change Foundation for Change Leadership
    • The most important things a leader can bring to a changing organization are passion, conviction, and confidence in others.
    • Change-adept organizations share three key attributes:
      • 1. - Imagination to innovate
      • 2. - Professionalism to perform
      • 3. - Openness to collaborate
      • Rosabeth Moss-Kanter .
  • 17. Learning to Lead Change Seven Classic Skills for Change Leadership Rosabeth Moss-Kanter
    • 1. Tune in to the environment
    • 2. Challenge prevailing organizational wisdom.
    • 3. Communicate a compelling aspiration
    • 4. Build coalitions
    • 5. Transfer ownership to working team
    • 6. Learn to persevere
    • 7. Make everyone a hero.
  • 18. Facing Fate
    • “ Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
    • Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
    • Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
    • To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.”
        • Helen Keller, Let Us Have Faith (1940)
  • 19. Summary
    • You have explored how to master your successful adaptation to change and how to take control of the change you want.
    • You can now realize more of your learning potential by letting go, unlearning, and overcoming your fear of failure.
    • You understand how to support and lead others in their change mastery by applying tested principles of successful organizational change.
  • 20. Next Steps
    • Share how you plan to apply this training in the next three months.
    • Please give me the gift of feedback on the usefulness of this training.
  • 21. Support for Your Learning and Change Mastery
    • After today, I encourage you to contact me with any questions, needed assistance, support, or just to share and celebrate.
    • How to stay in touch:
    • Mail - 383 Page Pond Road Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 USA
      • Email - [email_address] .com
      • Telephone - (802) 755-6280
      • Web site - www. coachworksfarm .com