The Wind of Change is
cheered by adventurous sailors,
by all others.
Know the Enemies of
You cannot help but creating diverse
both animate and inanimate enemies when you initiate a change.
radical the change, the stronger the enemies.
If you donít know your enemies and
what weapons they might use against you, how are you going to win a
war against them?
The best way to
know your enemies
simulation war game, such as
If you neither defrost the status quo
nurture creative dissatisfaction, people will not embark on
your change journey.
vision is not inspiring enough, unclear or under-communicated,
your target audience will not buy into it. If you donít
live your vision,
people will not trust you. If you are neither
energized nor energizing
others, you will not be able to create powerful human currents of
followers moving in a desired direction. If you donít involve people
in the change planning process, they will treat the plan as an
alien, not their own child to raise.
If you have neither
change program nor
guiding principles, your
change process will be chaotic and ineffective. If you donít
celebrate small victories, you will neither provide positive
reinforcement nor emphasize
work-life synergy. If donít anchor new approaches in the
corporate culture, theyíll be abandoned soon.