April 26, 2011
You can be unfamiliar with the term “Edgewalker” but still BE one. Judi Neal is a good friend and author of the book, Edgewalkers. In this interview, Judi discusses why understanding the qualities of an Edgewalker is important to your role as a change practitioner. She also describes Flamekeepers, Doomsayers, Placeholders, and Hearthtenders. It’s a fascinating conversation I think you’ll enjoy!
April 19, 2011
In this last post of the Empowerment series, I describe three basic, yet powerful elements that combine to form empowerment-based relationships—beliefs, motivations, and actions—and what they look like on both sides of the relationship.
April 8, 2011
Given how few empowered relationships exist during the execution of critical change, it is clear they’re not easy to develop. In this post, I discuss some of the obstacles that can get in the way of empowerment. Here’s a hint: Don’t be a victim.
April 5, 2011
As practitioners, it’s vital for us to be empowered because, during major change, successful sponsors depend on people they trust to help influence their thinking.
In this post, I describe the seven distinct characteristics of empowered people. Do you have what it takes to be empowered?