Getting Eggs to Fly: Facilitating Change
In This Chapter
• Pulling everyone on board for the ride
• Changing behavior to change attitudes
• Making your goals attainable
• Focusing resources for high impact
One definition of a leader: someone who manages change.
Sometimes organizations make swift changes in response to crises, but more often change happens slowly, if not always steadily. As inevitable as it is, people fear and resist change. But maintaining the status quo results in stagnation in the best of times; the necessity to change and grow is even more important when times are tough. So it’s a leader’s job to map change, help us overcome our fears and resistance, and accept change.
The novelist C. S. Lewis described just how ...