Daryl Conner

February 22, 2011

The Eight Stages of Building Commitment

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Last week I started a series on building commitment for major organizational change. This week, I talk in depth about the eight stages of commitment. Understanding these steps and the sequence for building commitment gives change practitioners a powerful advantage when building momentum and critical mass for the change.

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February 15, 2011

The Importance of Commitment in Change

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Our fundamental role as change practitioners is to help orchestrate commitment among sponsors, agents, and targets, but we have to understand and appreciate the dynamics involved before we can be of any assistance. Today’s post, the first in a four-part series, looks at the five ways people exhibit commitment.

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February 8, 2011

Guest Interview—Luc Galoppin

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I really struggled with narrowing the topics for this conversation. Luc, a friend and colleague from Brussels, is involved in many aspects of change, not the least of which is a hefty amount of research and writing. Luc talks about what he terms Social Architecture, his unusual approach to helping leaders understand that they need to transform, his organizing structure, and more.

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February 2, 2011

Momentum and Critical Mass

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Previously, I talked about redirecting energy during a transformational change from protecting “the way things are” toward addressing the issues related to the shift.
In this post, we’ll discuss how to build the momentum of this energy until there is critical mass to drive the initiative through to realization.

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