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Change Management Best Practices to Help Your Business Thrive

October 04, 2022

Any leader who has tried to implement change at work knows that getting your workplace teams on board can be challenging, to say the least. When it comes to implementing change, there are some “best practices” you can follow to help your business continue to thrive, including:  Active and Visible Leadership Having a positive leader...

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4 Steps to Implementing Change Management at Work

February 22, 2022

Our current business climate is defined by constant change that feels like it’s coming at us faster than ever before, and one of the biggest challenges that leaders face is overcoming employee resistance. In fact, employee resistance to change is so common that 70% of all change management initiatives will likely fail — but that...

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4 Ways You Can Avoid the “Great Resignation”

February 15, 2022

One of the defining factors of the past year was the start of what’s been dubbed “The Great Resignation” — in the U.S. alone, more than 11 million workers left their jobs between April and June 2021. In a global survey conducted by Microsoft, 41% of respondents are considering leaving their current employer this year....

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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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