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3
May

Lisa on Cincinnati Edition

Lisa live on Cincinnati Edition! Discussing how companies can better adapt to a changing world and business environment… Tune in: http://www.bit.ly/1rnk0Pc

 

2
May

Podcast with Todd Schnick

Ellen and Lisa were interviewed by Todd Schnick with Intrepid.NOW! Tune into listen to the podcast here: http://intrepid.media/stragility/

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28
Apr

Fear of Change

Many people fear change…

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27
Apr

The Politics of Driving Change

Check out this interview Kaihan did with Ellen for a quick summary of the 4 key Stragility skills and some tips on navigating the politics while leveraging stakeholder groups:

http://outthinker.com/outthinkerblog/

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26
Apr

Interview w/ Bob Morris

Ellen and Lisa were interviewed by International Book Reviewer, Bob Morris, on their book Stragility. They talk about why they started in business, catalyst moments in their career and the inception of Stragility.

Check out the link below to see their answers and more!

http://bobmorris.biz/ellen-auster-and-lisa-hillenbrand-on-stragility-an-interview-by-bob-morris

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25
Apr

Motivational Quote

“Mojo is a force field of positive attraction produced by sweat, intention, dedication and love. It’s a groove, a rhythm. It’s “flow.” It’s “the Zone.” Mojo builds up over time. It feeds upon itself. The more mojo we have, the more we can generate.” Steven Pressfield

22
Apr

Smart Business: How to Diagnose a Derailed Change

What went wrong and how can we make our changes stick? Here are 5 ways to diagnose a derailed change and get the organization back on track:

  1. Blindsided by new market realities
  2. Political infighting
  3. Active or passive resistance
  4. Disengagement and apathy
  5. Exhaustion, stress, burnout

Check out Smart Business for more information:

http://www.sbnonline.com/article/diagnose-derailed-change-get-back-track/

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21
Apr

Projects @ Work: The Politics of Change

Project and programs are the drivers of change in organizations, but too often more attention is paid to the plan and cost than to the people who can make or break these initiatives. Embrace your inner politician on change initiatives with these three tips:

  1. Map political landscape
  2. Gauge receptiveness to change
  3. Engage the skeptics

To find out more information go to Projects @ Work: http://www.projectsatwork.com/content/articles/326397.cfm

Read more in Chapter 3 of Stragility where we discuss how to embrace your inner politician through strategy and solutions. Pick up the book back in stock on Amazon.ca: https://www.amazon.ca/Stragility-Excelling-at-Strategic-Changes/dp/1442648058/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1461167791&sr=8-1&keywords=stragility

20
Apr

Repost: Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Managing conflict in the workplace is always better than avoidance. An interesting article from Charity Village discusses conversations and blindspots, to read more go to: https://charityvillage.com/Content.aspx?topic=Managing_conflict_in_the_workplace_Trust_or_bust#.VxekeJMrKRs

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19
Apr

Business Insanity Talk Radio

Lisa was recently interviewed by Barry Moltz on Business Insanity Talk Radio! She talks about Stragility, change processes derailing, skeptics and change fatigue. The interview is available online by visiting: http://barrymoltz.com/2016/04/373-lessons-from-a-teen-streetfighter-turned-multimillionaire-a-91-year-old-businessman-a-strategic-change-expert-a-millennial-coach-and-a-cash-flow-app-founder/
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