Archive for: January, 2011

Resistance is futile

Where you are on the social media continuum is a good indicator as to whether or not you’re prepared to embrace change or wither on the vine.

Run according to conditions

Running is a lot like dealing with change. You can’t control the conditions, especially if change is being imposed upon you. But you can control your response.

There is always a musical, political or Simpsons reference

When you need to convey a complex message, think about how you can make it real for your audience. And don’t shy away from drawing analogies to the things they experience every day.

A hairy situation, a lesson in change communication

In times of change, it’s critical for leaders to get in front of the change and share the real story, even when its covered in warts and imperfections.

Authentic, the new fake

Tis the season to identify and vanquish overused and thus meaningless words to the retirement home. My contribution for Freedom 55 in 2011 are: excellence; journey; utilize and authentic.

Rules of engagement: keeping employees turned on in a downturn

Just because the economy sucks doesn’t mean working for you has to too.