Change is everywhere. . . (not that any of us need to be told that right now!)
There are mergers, reorganizations, product launches, new software to be implemented, quality problems to solve, and a host of other things.
Change is the currency of leaders.
And the reality is, when we introduce change, resistance will surface leading to negativity, complaining, decreased morale and worse. When employees resist change and change initiatives fail, it causes you, your team and the organization big problems.
As a leader, it is your responsibility to tackle the resistance, effectively communicate and champion change—before it’s too late.
And if we want to be successful in transforming this resistance, we must start by thinking about resistance differently.
Resistance is naturally occurring. It shouldn’t surprise or stress you. When you understand the nature of resistance more fully, you will be more confident and less stressed by the resistance you encounter. In fact, you will see it as a natural and even helpful result of change efforts.
In the Transforming Resistance into Acceptance module, you will learn the truth about resistance – what causes it and the many levels of resistance. You will also learn the transformational steps it takes to change resistance into acceptance. This will be highly practical program, and you will leave with a plan for helping your team to see the benefits of change and to help you implement change initiatives now and in the future.
The Learning Focus of This Skillset Module
Specifically, you will learn:
- The truth about resistance
- The traditional approaches to managing resistance
- The levels of resistance
- The steps to transforming resistance into acceptance
Whether we realize it or not, we are communicating about change all the time – and it is our responsibility to do that more consciously and intentionally. If not, we risk letting this important role fall from our sight as important but not urgent, and our overall leadership effectiveness will suffer because it. Make the commitment to your success and make plans to join us to become a true change champion!
What’s Included in This Skillset Module
About Your Facilitator
Kevin Eikenberry is a recognized world expert on leadership development and learning and is the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group. He has spent more than 25 years helping organizations and leaders from around the world, on leadership, learning, communication and more. Twice he has been named by Inc.com as one of the top 100 Leadership and Management Experts in the World and has been included in many other similar lists. He is the author, co-author or a contributing author to nearly 20 books, including Remarkable Leadership, From Bud to Boss – Secrets of the Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership and The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership.