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Category: 'employee-engagement' Blog Posts

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Avoid Change Fatigue in Digital Business Transformation

by Elise Olding  |  July 23, 2014

Too much change. I hear it from clients and conference attendees. It’s causing change fatigue. Change fatigue is characterized by an inertia or paralysis in the organization that affects each...

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Employee Adoption Starts with Leadership Empathy

by Elise Olding  |  May 27, 2014

Here’s the scenario… The leadership team at R#*3P Enterprises has been locked in strategy meetings for months, creating a new vision and direction. There have been a lot of heated...

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Can Government Change?

by Elise Olding  |  May 1, 2014

Whenever I am visiting government clients, a common theme emerges -  that it's harder to make changes in the public sector vs. the private sector. That's one myth I'd like...

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Change Resistance is a Myth!

by Elise Olding  |  April 9, 2014

Yes, that’s right! I believe change resistance is a myth. It’s an easy way for those leading change to blame the organization for not changing. I’m going to suggest that...

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Introducing BPM Shift – BPM is Dead, Long Live Big Change!

by Elise Olding  |  April 2, 2014

At Gartner we believe that BPM practices as we know them won’t cut it in the future. Tinkering for efficiency has run its course. Digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) are just...

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Is Using Jargon Hindering Your Communication?

by Elise Olding  |  November 21, 2013

A big barrier to communication is using language that you are familiar with but may not mean anything to your intended audience. It’s easy to fall into this trap, whether...

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Brain Awareness Will Be Essential to the Enterprise of the Future

by Elise Olding  |  October 3, 2013

Would you be OK with your neurologist surfing the Internet and responding to email while doing surgery on your brain? So why is that behavior the norm in important executive...

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Move to the “3D Employee” and Embrace Well-being

by Elise Olding  |  June 26, 2013

There’s an abundance of chatter these days about employee engagement. It has become the “fix” for many of the ills identified in our workplaces. I would propose that this view...

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Is A Lack of Accountability Eroding Effectiveness?

by Elise Olding  |  April 29, 2013

Accountability is at the foundation of business success. Many organizations implement technology or new business processes but don't consider their current cultural norms for accountability. What's the cost of overlooking...

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Vision Alignment Challenges? Create a Collage

by Elise Olding  |  April 8, 2013

The challenge in many organizations is that we have a strong propensity to jump to the solution.  When the going gets tough merely having a solution in mind doesn’t get...

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