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The Art of Change Leadership by Cheryl Cran

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Preface

The Art of Change Leadership—Driving Transformation in a Fast-Paced World

The only thing that is constant is change.

—Heraclitus

How has your life changed in the past five years?

How has your workplace changed in the past five years?

Collectively there has been more change in the past five years than previous generations experienced in a lifetime!

In the spring of 2010 my book, 101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work, was published. It was based on client research with dozens of organizations in North America who were asking, “What is with the younger generations?” and, at that time, the generations' impact was seen as one of the biggest forces of change. My generations research and work with clients produced significant transformations as they applied to reorganizing, elevating leadership capability, and enhancing cultural renewal and business growth.

In 2012 my next book released was the popular Leadership Mastery in the Digital Age, which was based on the fact that it was not just the generations that were causing massive change in organizations; rather, it was in a big way the technological revolution. Technology was and is creating massive upheaval. It continues to evolve quickly and this impacts employees' abilities to keep up and provide speedy customer delivery. Technology has given customers access to information and technology has a major impact on increasing global competition.

I have worked with hundreds of clients globally in diverse ...

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