Change Management

5 Change Management Techniques to Increase Resilience at Work

May 19, 2020

The way we live and work has changed more in the last few months than at any other time in recent history. The Coronavirus has affected businesses both big and small, and many leaders are looking for tools and techniques to help their companies weather an economic recession that is expected to be on par with the Great Depression.Companies who survive the coming recession will be the ones who can balance short-term changes and action against a resilient and stable long-term vision.Here at EI...

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How to Survive (and Thrive!) During Times of Change

April 07, 2020

According to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, “the only constant in life is change.” While this seems paradoxical, we are now experiencing change, sometimes on an hourly basis. I thought this would be an ideal time to talk about the emotions that change can evoke, and to recognize that we all have different preferences for handling change, but that we can learn to adapt.Emotions of ChangeThe changes to your life over the last few weeks might have evoked strong emotions, including fear, sadness,...

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How to LEAD With Resilience (With Examples!)

January 08, 2020

Resilience is the ability to recover quickly from failure, setbacks, and crises.Hardiness and resilience is a hallmark of successful leaders, as it allows us to come back from hardship and disappointment more determined and driven than before.Additionally, individuals who exhibit high levels of hardiness and resilience are more likely to adopt leadership styles that motivate, inspire, and support those around them.Many people don’t know that we can build on and develop qualities to develop both...

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Struggling With Stress at Work? Try These 5 Change Management Techniques

September 12, 2019

Are you wondering how to manage workplace stress? If you’ve been feeling overwhelmed with your workload recently, it can be difficult to support team members and to be productive. This is especially true when we manage others, as busy times can be disruptive to the workplace and can leave us feeling like we have no time to manage our own emotions.If you’ve been feeling this way, try using these four techniques based on change management to decrease workplace stress and reconnect with your...

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Helping Employees Embrace Change

June 20, 2019

Making significant changes in an organization is never easy, but most business leaders know that the biggest challenge is often managing how employees adapt to new processes, tasks, and expectations.As their boss, it’s your responsibility to lead the change you’d like to see and to guide your workplace through times of extreme change and upheaval within the company. This is especially true in sectors like IT and engineering, where technological transformations need to be championed by leadership...

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6 Ways to Manage a Difficult Team Using Emotional Intelligence

June 13, 2019

One of the most challenging things about being a leader in business is managing other people.Even though businesses are waking up to the fact that hiring for high emotional intelligence (EI) - that is, your ability to manage your emotions and be empathic - is essential in the modern workplace… that doesn’t always mean workplace teams are the most cohesive.The challenge of managing multiple different, passionate personalities is one of the reasons why emotional intelligence training is so...

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Hire Tomorrow’s Change Management Leaders, Today

April 22, 2019

No matter which industry your business serves, change is inevitable. From the launch of a new product, new competition, and even the introduction of new roles and team members, shifts in the business often means a change in the strategy that guides everyday decision-making within the organization.By hiring candidates who demonstrate high levels of emotional intelligence you can make sure that your new hires can manage change with grace and adapt to changing circumstances while staying positive...

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How to Lead With Emotional Intelligence in 2019

January 02, 2019

Are you ready to lead with emotional intelligence in 2019?Emotional intelligence (EI) has rapidly become one of the most sought-after skills in upper management and across the board in many organizations. This is because businesses are waking up to the fact that the best bosses are those who show empathy and manage their teams with care.With the start of the new calendar year comes a fresh opportunity to re-frame how you lead your workplace teams, and how to do it with the thoughtfulness and...

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The Surprising Steps to More Effective Succession Planning

November 09, 2018

When was the last time your leadership team had a discussion about succession planning?For many organizations, the idea of succession planning is easy to sell: after all, the idea of planning ahead and ensuring that there is a clearly-defined plan in place for when senior leadership retires or leaves the organization should be a priority for any business.However, just because an idea is easy to sell doesn’t mean it’s easy to implement, especially because senior leaders have many competing...

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Change Management and Workplace Health: Tips for Successful Transitions

September 18, 2018


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