Start Change with Yourself
The best place to
start change is with yourself. If whatever you do doesn't work, you must
– you must change your
action plan if the current one does not produce the required results.
If you want other people to
change, you must be prepared to make the first step yourself.
If you cannot
change your environment, you should change
The formulation and use of
personal balanced scorecard
could be the first step in change management.
NLP Technology of Achievement
will also help you
achieve effective personal change. It was specially developed to discover
how people can excel, and most particularly when managing change – how to
create the 'difference that makes the difference'...
A Clue to Successful Change Management
If you wish to manage change effectively, you
need to understand that the way people behave is a
balancing act – they
balance the forces that act upon them. Some of these forces are trying to
get people to change their behavior and others are trying to restrain or
limit that change.
Look at your own experience: at times you've fought
against change and there have been circumstances where you've accepted it
willingly and with enthusiasm. "When you've accepted change it was usually
because you believed that what was to come was more attractive and
interesting than what you had. This gives you a clue to how you can manage
change successfully," says Phil Baguley, the author of
Sustainable Ability to Change
today's world characterized by rapid
unpredictable change and volatility, the sustainable ability to change is
much more important than the ability to create change in the first place.
The ability to change can be achieved by building an
adaptive organization and
enterprise-wide business process management.