Daryl Conner

May 28, 2013

Connecting the Dots between Character, Presence, and Client Effectiveness

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I asked several practitioners whom I respect to write guest posts about how they related to two previously released series: Character/Presence and Cultivating Character. Luc Galoppin, a seasoned change professional, is the fifth and final contributor to this series.
In this post, Luc suggests a way to work with what we have to connect the dots between our character and presence and the profession we are in service to.

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May 21, 2013

Character and Presence on My Road to Mastery

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I asked several practitioners whom I respect to write guest posts about how they related to two previously released series: Character/Presence and Cultivating Character. Donna Brighton, a seasoned change professional, is the fourth contributor to this series. Donna describes three distinct areas that defined her journey to practicing the craft at the mastery level: learning the craft, practicing with integrity, and helping others along the way. She challenges practitioners to consider five questions that can help shape their paths.

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May 14, 2013

Three Traps of Change Practitioners

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I asked several practitioners whom I respect to write guest posts about how they related to two previously released series: Character/Presence and Cultivating Character. Marcelo Manucci, a seasoned change professional, is the third contributor to this series. Marcelo describes three traps that can impede the success of change practitioners (pride, hypocrisy, and deceit) when they fail to understand the impact of both “who we are” and “what we do” while managing change. Marcelo also poses two questions for keeping the principles of our “character” and “presence” actively engaged.

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May 7, 2013

What makes you an effective change (and OD) practitioner?

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I asked several practitioners whom I respect to write guest posts about how they related to two previously released series: Character/Presence and Cultivating Character. Sheila Legon, a seasoned change professional, is the second contributor to this series. She reflects on the patterns related to a “sense of self” that begin to emerge when one takes the time to focus on them.

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