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The Change Agent's Dilemma: How to Influence Change Without Aut

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My guest this month is Richard Batchelor, who will define change readiness and explain how to develop it in all levels of your organization.

My guest this month is Richard Batchelor, who will define change readiness and explain how to develop it in all levels of your organization.
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My guest this month is Richard Batchelor, who will define change readiness and explain how to develop it in all levels of your organization.




Combine Research and Practice with Evidence-Based Change Management

In this episode, Paul Thoresen, an Industrial-Organizational Psychology consultant, shares how to combine research with practice when it comes to organizational change. Listen in to hear why you'd want to take an evidence-based approach to change, and what barriers stand in the way. You'll also hear examples and where you can find research to help inform your own projects.

Duration: 00:23:23

Prosilience: Prepare for Change Before It Happens

In this episode, Dr. Linda Hoopes, author of Prosilience: Building Your Resilience for a Turbulent World, joins the show to share how you can prepare yourself and others for change before it happens. Listen to the interview to hear the strategies for coping with challenges, how to build resilience muscles, and how not to blindside people with change.

Duration: 00:26:01

Organization Design for Change

In this episode, Karen Tate, an organization development consultant with years of experience in global organization design, joins the show to share her approach to designing organizations for change. Listen to the interview to hear about the factors to consider in organization design, the common challenges to implementing org design changes, and Karen's approach to org design projects.

Duration: 00:28:39

How Millennial Myths Impact Workplace Change

This month, Crystal Kadakia, author of The Millennial Myth, shares how we can transform misunderstanding into workplace breakthroughs. Listen in to hear common misconceptions about the different generations at work, and learn how to leverage Millennials' strengths to support digital transformation.

Duration: 00:29:56

Driving People vs Driving Change

In this episode, April Mills, Change Coach at Intel and author of Everyone Is a Change Agent, describes the difference between driving people and driving change, and how making the simple shift can make a significant impact in your organization. Listen in to hear why driving people doesn't work, and how driving change is a better approach. Learn more at April's blog at

Duration: 00:27:44

The Integration of Change Management and Knowledge Management

In this episode, Katy Saulpaugh, Practice Lead at Enterprise Knowledge LLC, shares her experience with applying change management practices to knowledge management projects. Listen in to hear the common challenges of knowledge management projects, with examples of how to address them. You'll also hear how knowledge management can contribute to effective change management practices.

Duration: 00:23:37

Enable Change With The Purpose Effect

In this episode, Dan Pontefract, bestselling author of Flat Army, joins the show to discuss his new book, The Purpose Effect: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role, and Your Organization. We'll discuss the three categories of purpose, and how they work together to enable organizational change.

Duration: 00:31:34

Implementing Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

In this episode, Glory Enyinnaya joins the show from Nigeria. She shares her research and experience about implementing change in Sub-Saharan Africa. We'll explore the challenges of implementing change in a developing country, and how regional culture affects leadership and change management.

Duration: 00:30:24

How to Deal with Difficult People

This month's guest, Dee Daley, is a business leader with a 20-plus year record of leading organizational change initiatives for corporations including GE Healthcare, GE Capital and Office Depot. She recently presented on the topic of How to Deal With Difficult People at the Change Management 2015 Global Conference. As change management professionals our success often depends upon our ability to influence without authority and to influence “difficult” people. Surprisingly, the research...

Duration: 00:29:50

Creating a Deliberately Developmental Organization

Andy Fleming, CEO & Founding Principal at Way to Grow, Inc. joins the show this month to tell us about Deliberately Developmental Organizations. We'll learn what they are, and why you'd want your organization to be one, and how to go about implementing it in your organization.

Duration: 00:31:30