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Change: Whose Idea

Posted Performance Mangement

Change seems to be easier when it’s our idea. Perhaps we don’t fear change we just fear it when we aren’t the driver. All of us make many proactive changes and are fine with them and in many, if not most, cases are excited about them. We have all changes jobs, changed cars, changed houses or apartments and when these decisions were driven by us we have enjoyed them. What if these same changes were driven by someone else? Would we have experienced them differently? I suspect that we would have. So what does this have to do with anything?…

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Own Who You Are

Posted Performance Mangement

Before you can own who you are, you must understand who you are. Before you understand who you are, you have to care. It’s very hard for any of us to get the best out of life if we don’t understand who we are. There is no doubt that behavior drives outcomes in every part of life. If we want to experience positive outcomes, then we must determine what drives behavior. In a nutshell: who we are drives our behavior. Perhaps a better way to say it is who we are causes us to put meaning into everything, which causes…

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Culture Change

Posted Performance Mangement

I get questions all the time from clients asking “how can I change our culture?”. The quick answer is it depends on a variety of things starting with who you are. If you are the CEO or business owner or perhaps an influential member of the C-suite you can change the culture. You first have to determine what culture you have and if you want to change it you must know what it is. Do you know what it is or do you just know what you want to change? The best way to determine what kind of culture you…

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