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10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Leader Ability and Willingness to Change

By | Wednesday, June 21, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The eighth factor is the leader’s ability and willingness to change. Organizations that are [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Structure and Systems Requirements

By | Monday, June 19, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The seventh factor is being willing to make the changes necessary to meet the [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Appropriate Skills and Resources

By | Wednesday, June 14, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  Having already explored starting with a winning strategy, creating awareness through a compelling case [...]

Embrace the Fog to Find the Best Ideas: An Interview with Kathryn Roberts

By | Monday, June 12, 2017|

What do a major zoo, a state run sports commission, and a senior housing and services organization have in common? Answer: a bold leader. The same bold leader. What do a Republican governor, a Democratic governor, and an Independent governor have in [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Balanced Decision-Driven and Behavior-Dependent Change

By | Thursday, June 8, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The fifth factor is balancing decision-driven and behavior-dependent change. Organizations that are most effective [...]

Use Human Centered Design to Solve the Right Problems

By | Tuesday, June 6, 2017|

Back in March I attended a conference where I heard Whitney Mortimer, Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for Ideo, speak on the positive impacts of human centered design.  It resonated with me because here at Aveus we use human centered design (we [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Clear Performance Focus

By | Monday, June 5, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  Having already explored creating awareness through creation of a compelling case for change and [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Specific Change Criteria

By | Thursday, June 1, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The third is whether you have developed specific change criteria. It is one thing [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Compelling Case for Change

By | Tuesday, May 23, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The second is whether you have developed a compelling case for change. Organizations that [...]

10 Reasons Organizational Change Succeeds or Fails: Winning Strategy

By | Thursday, May 18, 2017|

We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The first is whether you have developed a winning strategy. Organizations that are most [...]

B2B Customer Strategy: Who Do You Serve and What Are You Solving?

By | Wednesday, May 10, 2017|

We encounter many business to business clients who have realized “what got them here is not what is going to get them there.”  One of the consistent themes that emerges regardless of industry is that over time, B2B companies often develop a [...]

Bold Leader Guide to Customer Experience

By | Thursday, April 13, 2017|

As business leaders, we understand: companies exist only if they meet a set of customer needs. The most successful companies today increasingly understand that how their organization delivers for customers is as important as what it delivers. This orientation has resulted in [...]

Know Thyself: A Bold Leader Interview with Maureen Spivack

By | Monday, January 30, 2017|

The ancient Greek aphorism “know thyself” was on full display as we visited with the very self-aware Maureen Spivack. Maureen is one of those folks that immediately establishes instant credibility. Some of it is from her 30 plus years of investment banking [...]

Bold Leaders Change the World for the Better: An Interview with Glen Gunderson

By | Wednesday, November 2, 2016|

Has anyone reading this post NOT heard of “the Y?” The YMCA? How many of you have a story about how “the Y” in some small or great way touched your life? I’m guessing most, if not all, of you. Glen Gunderson [...]

Intentional Culture: Start with the Employee Experience

By | Monday, October 10, 2016|

Are you facing the question, “How do we change our culture to support the strategy we have just defined?”  As my colleagues and I were discussing this challenge, we identified an important element of creating an intentional culture: purposefully connecting the Customer [...]