It’s time for President Elect Trump to put his money where his mouth is…

Dear President-elect Trump,

Stop it! I mean seriously…stop it.

You claim you want to be a President for everyone. Well you can’t be a President for everyone when thousands of fearful people are protesting in the streets. And all you can say is “stop it.” You can’t be a President for everyone when you talk to fearful […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Change, Communication, Diversity, Leadership, Strategy|0 Comments

Does being a CEO mean you can be the Commander in Chief?

Well, Donald Trump is about to find out! Brace for impact America – you’re in for a bumpy ride.
Achieving the leadership status and title of the Commander in Chief – President of the United States of America – is the highest appointed leadership position one could achieve.  Sure – being a CEO is also a […]

By |October 8th, 2016|Change, Communication, Leadership, Organizational Change|0 Comments

5 Tips to Manage Change Successfully

The fact is…change is hard.  Very hard.  Anyone who has ever been through change, personally or professionally, will most likely agree. And it’s not something you can exactly check off your list…like tasks on a project plan.

New business initiatives, new technology, new processes and procedures, leadership changes – all require new behaviors and ways of […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Change, Organizational Change|0 Comments

#BusinessTips: The most overlooked part of project management

When it comes to project management — managing schedules, people, and processes is the name of the game.  But do you know what the most overlooked part of project management is?

It’s the post project perspective – what happens after the project ends – the system goes live or the non-technology changes are implemented.

Execution and delivery shouldn’t […]

Why You Should Adopt an Agile Project Management Methodology

The word ‘agile’ has been a buzz word for some time now. Agile – by definition – is the ability to move quickly and easily. Agile from a project management perspective is typically used within technology projects; however, other types of projects are beginning to adopt the agile project management methodology to improve the successful […]

By |September 4th, 2016|Change, Organizational Change, Strategy, Technology|0 Comments

#BusinessTip: Change Doesn’t Happen Overnight

Change is hard.  It’s why I talk about it a lot on the blog here.  Here.  Here.  And here.  Oh, and here, too. I talk about it a lot because how you plan for and navigate change impacts whether you will succeed or fail.

All too often leaders believe a lot of myths about change management.  One myth being […]

By |August 31st, 2016|#TuesdayTip, Change, Organizational Change|0 Comments

#TuesdayTip: Are You Faking Change?

Change is hard.  It’s why I talk about it a lot on the blog here.  Here.  Here.  And here.  Oh, and here, too. I talk about it a lot because how you navigate change impacts whether you will succeed or fail.

All too often leaders fake change.  They pay it lip service and don’t take the proper initiatives […]

By |July 26th, 2016|#TuesdayTip, Change, Organizational Change|0 Comments

LinkedIn + Microsoft: business NOT as usual

By now you’ve probably heard the news that Microsoft recently agreed to acquire LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion dollars.  LinkedIn CEO – Jeff Weiner – sent an email to all employees assuring them that “little is expected to change.”  And that everyone would retain their titles and managers.

So the gist of the email was basically […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Change|0 Comments

#WMATA Why I’d Rather Sit in Traffic Than Take DC Metro

Another day, and yet another issue causing delays on WMATA’s DC Metro system.  Between April 17th and April 24th – there were 120 alerts.

This week – Metro held their first ever all managers meeting.  Let that sink in for a moment.  In the 40-year history of Metro, the managers have never once all met […]

By |May 15th, 2016|Change, Communication, Culture, Customer Service|0 Comments

3 Ways to Stop Faking Change

Stop faking change! Stop paying it lip service and not taking supporting actions. Commit to change or don’t even bother.

Change is hard.  It’s why I talk about it a lot on the blog here.  Here.  Here.  And here.  Oh, and here, too. I talk about it a lot because how you navigate change impacts whether you will […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Change|0 Comments