Monsters Under The Bed – How To Remove The Bogey Man From Organizational Change

People Fear Change! Just like they fear monsters under the bed … or behind the closet door … or what lurks down those cellar steps. Why? Two reasons: We can't see what's there so our imagination fills in the blanks ... As kids we imagined monsters, as adults we don't like change so we imagine job loss, upset and disaster. Like a horror movie we know that the first person to go down those stairs is going to get killed ...Most of us have lived through…

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Pandemic Fatigue: 4 Leadership Lockdown Tips

I don't know about you, but I am exhausted. Tired. Whipped. I feel an uncomfortable deep-down, brewing anger that I long thought I had packed away. I worry about this because I have to work hard at managing my anger, and I am afraid of what might happen if I bump into some idiot somewhere that triggers it. Read about me being an ass. Pandemic fatigue is real. And many of us are feeling it. Exhaustion, emotional irritability, loss of resolve and determination, polarising emotional responses,…

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My thoughts on the fall of Afghanistan

I did serve, but not in Afghanistan. I  have friends, a stepson who served there, and another stepson who lost a good friend to an IED, as well as a good friend whose fiancé was killed while embedded as a journalist. We all understand that many veterans have come home from that war suffering physical and traumatic injuries. Some of those wounds are obvious, but many are unseen and seldom heard except during nightmares. But many more have come home with moral injuries. Moral injuries are…

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