In a recent survey of the most vital skill a leader must have to steer his organization in the foreseeable decade, Change Management was rated highest. In its very essence, Change Management is nothing short of a revolution of the classic kind: idealistic and monumental in its goal, radical if not violent in its pursuit. For this reason, perhaps one of the best models of successful Change Management for aspiring Change Leaders is the American Revolution itself. Reviewing the events leading to and during the Revolution, the Author distills six elements that were essential to its success. He believes that the same 6 elements are essential to the success of any Business Change endeavor, whether this be in a unit within a larger corporate body or in the entire corporation itself. Written more than a year before the start of the recession, the lessons this article draws are even more relevant in today’s tough economic environment.