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The Quick and Dirty Transformation Test for Executives

by Mary Mesaglio  |  June 3, 2016

If I had to guess, I'd say that roughly two thirds of clients I speak to are undergoing some kind of transformation. That's a conservative estimate. It seems like these...

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The Technology Market Futures Track at #GartnerTGI

by Hank Barnes  |  April 12, 2016

Over the past several weeks, I've previewed 3 of 4 tracks at the upcoming Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference.   This week, we'll take a look at the final...

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Ready to Become a Rebel Change Agent?

by Samantha Searle  |  March 11, 2015

Do you have an appetite for risk and dare to challenge the status quo? Dynamic and disruptive change is now the norm for business. It demands a different approach from...

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One Sure Fire Way to Make A Change Effort Fail - Appoint a Change Agent Leader

by Elise Olding  |  July 15, 2014

It all starts innocently enough. Senior executives have formulated a new strategy, now they need to move that vision to the execution phase. It starts with appointing (aka coercing) an...

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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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The New IT Reality Demands a Participative Workforce

by Mike Rollings  |  April 22, 2013

Last week my report “Field Research Summary: The Changing IT Career” was published on Gartner.com. This report summarizes the findings from our field research project focused on how goals, expectations...

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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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Goodbye Baked Ham

by Mike Rollings  |  November 28, 2012

Zig Ziglar died today. The title may make instant sense to his followers or to those of you that have heard me tell his story about baked ham. It's about...

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The Nexus and IT Jobs - It's Hip to be Square

by Mike Rollings  |  November 5, 2012

Last week our “2013 Professional Effectiveness Planning Guide: Coming to Terms With the Nexus of Forces” was published on Gartner.com. It discusses the Nexus of Forces — social, mobile, cloud...

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Employers ask for Facebook passwords but not social skills

by Mike Rollings  |  April 9, 2012

Lately there has been a lot of buzz about employers asking potential employees for their Facebook passwords. I heard yet another story about this over the weekend. While I don’t...

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