Taming the Octopus Called Change

Change is coming faster and faster and the stakes are high. Get it wrong and you lose money, lose high-performing employees, and may even damage your reputation. Get it right and you fire-up your workforce, impress your customers, and fly by your competition. This session will help you navigate the pitfalls causing failure and the nuances leading to success.

Learning Objectives

  • Define what it means to be strategic.
  • Discuss the 8 characteristics of strategic thinking.
  • Review 5 roles to enhance your strategic skill set and improve how others see you in the organization.
  • Review 5 roles for developing strategic skills in your subordinates, team-mates, and coworkers.
  • Review 5 roles to become more strategic to the organization.

Major Topics

  • Why people support change or resist change.
  • Responses to counter excuses for resistance to change.
  • Symptoms of “change overload” for different personality types and how to reduce their stress.
  • Steps to best prepare your employees for change.
  • Approaches to lead successful change for staff, managers, and senior management​.

Who Should Attend

Professional staff, managers and senior management

Fields of Study

Management Services




Business Learning Institute Dulaney Center II

CPE Credits




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