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How Comms Professionals Prepare An Organisation For Change

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Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/forbescommunicationscouncil/2022/02/24/how-comms-pros-can-prepare-their-organizations-for-constant-change When it comes to creating a healthy organisational culture in an ever-evolving business landscape, employee communication and engagement are key to successful change management. Ensuring the most consequential messaging gets through to the most important stakeholders in an organisation falls within the purview of its communications team, so the ability to create and execute …

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Why IT Leaders Need To Remember About Change Management

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Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinessdevelopmentcouncil/2021/09/20/use-organizational-change-management-to-keep-it-moving-forward Modern device management for over-the-air provisioning. AI-enabled automation. Proactive problem detection. These are a few ways to enable better digital workplace experiences. But delivering better experiences requires more than just new technology. To ensure digital transformation success, IT leaders must address organisational change management (OCM). Here is what IT leaders can do to advance OCM …

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The Return To Work Is Not The Same For Everyone

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Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/drnancydoyle/2022/04/01/return-to-work-three-considerations-for-neurodivergent-employees So despite some rising Covid case wobbles, there is a renewed determination for businesses to return to work as we inch towards an endemic pandemic. Many reports are unhelpfully setting this up as a battle between managers and workers, with overbearing managers demanding returns and employees resisting the commute. Whilst we are seeing some …

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Successful Change Management – 20 tips and Tactics 

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Full article with thanks to: change.walkme.com/successful-change-management What separates successful change management from unsuccessful change management? Driving organisational change is certainly not easy, which is why it’s so important to plan and execute change projects carefully. Below, we’ll cover 20 tips and techniques that can streamline change programs, increase the rate of success, and improve outcomes. Here are some of the …

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Change Management: When Saying Nothing is a Mistake

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Full article with thanks to: blog.smarp.com/change-management-how-to-stop-misinformation-in-the-workplace Change management is hard as most people are not happy about leaving their comfort zones.  However, change is inevitable for businesses that want to improve and grow. When implementing change, the most important thing for success is an effective internal communication strategy that prevents misinformation in the workplace and prepares employees for the change.  So what …

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5 Change Management Models

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Full article with thanks to: blog.smarp.com/5-change-management-models-to-take-a-look-at Your teams’ ability to adapt to change has a direct impact on your business’s bottom line.  Your teams’ ability to adapt to change has a direct impact on your business’s bottom line.  The thing is, there’s no unique way to embrace change. The change management program you are about to implement depends on your industry, the company’s culture, …

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Top Tips on Change Communication

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Full article with thanks to: blog.smarp.com/change-communication-definition-and-best-practices Implementing the right change communication strategy is never an easy job. As most people resist change in the workplace, effective change… Implementing the right change communication strategy is never an easy job. As most people resist change in the workplace, effective change communications is the most important prerequisite for a successful organisational change.  The business …

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A Clear Purpose is Critical to Making Change That Lasts

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Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/davidmichels/2021/12/06/a-new-years-resolution-for-2022-deploying-your-skills-to-lead-through-change/?sh=3832db767049 “Change is no longer a project with a defined start and end. It is continuous, and accelerating … Being able to lead through change is no longer an optional skill.” I wrote those words in early 2019 in an article called “Change Is Changing.” That article focused on the ways traditional change management approaches …

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How to Manage a Crisis in 2022

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Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/edwardsegal/2021/12/13/8-ways-companies-could-change-how-they-manage-a-crisis-in-2022/?sh=3dbfd96651dd Taking a cue from Winston Churchill’s observation that, “Generals are always prepared to fight the last war,” business leaders should make a reality about their plans to prevent or manage a crisis at their company or organisation in the new year: Will they be prepared to respond to their next crisis—or their last one? How company executives answer …

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The Power Middle-managers’ Have to Navigate Change

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Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/forbescommunicationscouncil/2021/11/19/why-change-management-is-the-most-critical-leadership-skill/?sh=b0f6b8d3f220 Over the past 20 months, it’s become clear why change management is one of the most essential leadership skills. Knowing how to lead and manage through tumultuous and unexpected changes can make or break a company. While the pandemic was an unexpected event that affected everyone, knowing how to manage change is also about …

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How to Drive Change Management within the Insurance Industry

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Full article with thanks to: neosllc.com/how-to-drive-change-management-within-the-insurance-industry For many insurance leaders looking to improve customer experience, launch new products, or implement new technology, there is an underlying theme behind each of these actions—change management. And change management is an activity weighing on leaders’ minds around the world. According to a 2019 LIMRA study that analysed the biggest challenges of C-suite life insurance executives …

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What Digital And Underwriting Changes Mean To The Insurance Industry

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So what does digital and underwriting changes mean to the insurance industry? We take a look at new technologies, marketing, ad campaigns and other tools. Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/forbesfinancecouncil/2019/12/11/what-digital-and-underwriting-changes-mean-to-the-insurance-industry Digital transformation is disrupting the insurance industry, and the changes are creating both new demands and new opportunities. While quick online quotes may be the most readily evident transformation …

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Change Management Is Key to Guiding Your Business Towards A ‘New Normal’ In 2021

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Guiding your business doesn’t have to be a challenge. Change management is the key to business development and success. Learn the hows and whys: Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/johnnywarstrom/2021/02/08/change-management-is-key-to-guiding-your-business-towards-a-new-normal-in-2021 Nearly all businesses around the world have undergone an organisational change in one way or another during the last year. As nations begin to heal, talks of the “new normal” …

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Change Management: Why It’s Good to Challenge

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Learn why it’s good to challenge your business and embrace change management before it’s too late. We take a look at the key attributes to navigating change. Full article with thanks to: thetransformationleadershub.com/why-for-success This article is the first in a series that discusses the key attributes to successfully navigating change and transformation from practical experience. The aim of the articles …

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5 Questions Boards Should Be Asking About Digital Transformation

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Board members should consider digital transformation as an essential part of their current business model. Learn why digital transformation is valuable. Full article with thanks to: hbr.org/2021/06/5-questions-boards-should-be-asking-about-digital-transformation The CEO of a large retail company recently brought a $500 million digital-transformation-investment plan to his board. The board reviewed the proposal, but after asking a number of questions, they were unable to …

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How Good Is Your Company At Change Management?

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Have you considered how good is your company at change management? If you’re unsure what exactly change management is – see the benefits of applying it. Full article with thanks to: hbr.org/2021/07/how-good-is-your-company-at-change It was a month like no other that Delta Air Lines had ever experienced: March 2020. Travel bans and rising coronavirus fears sent bookings into negative territory—more customers were cancelling …

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Change Management: How to Eat The Change Elephant

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Are you wondering how to implement change management? Learn how to overcome obstacles during change management with small changes over a period of time. Full article with thanks to: hbr.org/2021/05/break-down-change-management-into-small-steps Business transformation has traditionally been associated with large, drawn-out initiatives. After the Great Recession, they became smaller, faster, and more focused, yet change management was still executed in a mostly …

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The Evolution Of Digital Transformation

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Learn the evolution of digital transformation to get a better idea of how to use digital transformation in your organisation. Change management is the solution. Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2021/08/12/the-evolution-of-digital-transformation The urgency of marketplace competition has long been the driver for making digital transformation a priority for enterprise organisations both large and small, in basically every industry. In recent …

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Change Management: The Importance of The Three Phases

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We dive through the three phases of change management – action, movement and monument. Learn how these phases can drastically improve your organisation. Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2021/07/28/the-three-phases-of-change-management Creating any type of big change in an organization takes thoughtfulness, commitment, accountability and patience — though not as much as you might think! It’s often assumed that change takes immense …

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Pandemic Accentuates Two Problems With Change Management: One Is Change, The Other Is Management

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Learn what problems have occurred with change management during the Covid-19 Pandemic and how your organisation can tackle them going forward. Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/grantfreeland/2020/06/29/pandemic-accentuates-two-problems-with-change-management-one-is-change-the-other-is-management With the global pandemic forcing most institutions and individuals to change much of what they do, and how they do it, I’m reluctant to state the obvious: Things haven’t always gone well. But …

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Change Management: 10 Tips for Effective Change

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Want your organisation to implement effective change? Whether it’s for market advantage, silo mentality, cultural change or something else – take control now. Full article with thanks to: forbes.com/sites/janesparrow/2021/05/07/ten-tips-for-effective-change-management-that-puts-your-team-first More so than ever right now, teams are working in a fully remote or hybrid way. This means it’s more important than ever to have effective change management strategies in place, …

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Digital Transformation: Don’t Forget About The Customer!

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A bit part of digital transformation is considering the customer. It involves a technology toolkit that’s made up of data analytics, insurance software and APIs. Full article with thanks to: insurancebusinessmag.com/us/news/technology/digital-transformation-must-happen-across-entire-insurance-ecosystem-226451.aspx The global COVID-19 pandemic has placed insurance technology under the spotlight. It has weeded out the digital front-runners from the digital dawdlers and has highlighted the importance of innovation …