Structure Your Change
"Any change, even a change for the better, is
always accompanied by
drawbacks and discomforts." ~ Arnold
The challenge and the shape of an
behavioral change program depends on
and the targeted behaviors that need to be changed.
Your change program
needs to be explicitly built around these challenges. "Very often, these
programs involve the creation of
incentives which elegantly reinforce the desired behavior (and therein
reinforce the change loop in the learning dynamic)."1
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"As we launched into our growth strategy, I
realized that I didn't feel right: something was missing," says Antony
Burgmans, Co-chairman of Unilever. "We were doing all the right things: a
shareholder support; a new organization structure; and good people in place.
But something was wrong – the critical piece was missing. What I saw was
that even though we had an excellent
change strategy, and an inspiring
what was really required to bring about change at Uniliver was a new
culture, a new leadership mindset, and new behaviors."...
The best place to start change is with
yourself. If whatever you do doesn't work, you must be
flexible – 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 your attitude.
To achieve effective
personal change, consider
Technology of Achievement that was specially
developed to discover how people can excel, and most particularly when
managing change – how to create the 'difference that makes the