Five roles Change Managers should not perform

I’ve noticed a number of Change Manager (CM) job postings recently listing tasks change managers do not perform.  While CMs can multitask across other roles, those tasks are not part of the Change Manager Role and are not required in CM training except to highlight there existence and who performs them. That said, many CMs […]

What is the role of the Change Sponsor?

The Change Sponsor provides leadership for the change programme.   Their role is to be the visible change champion, articulating the vision and direction.  The level of leadership is dependent on the level of change. Change at the strategic level impacting the organisation, employees and customers requires an executive, CEO, COO or board level change sponsor. Change at the business […]

Five things your change consultant won’t tell you

I’ve worked in the change arena since 2005, and related people performance and HR disciplines for 14 years before that.  I’ve engaged in a number of technical, business and organisational change programmes both in New Zealand, the UK and Europe.  During this time I’ve meet a number of consultants that tended to overestimate and overstate the complexity of change […]

Collaboration Part One

Why a Collaborative Free Change Management Methodology Is Better:   Part One – CONTRIBUTORS and Adopters X4MIS® is an innovator in the global Change Management Methodology market, primarily in that it is FREE to use “Open Source”. Adoption will ultimately depend on people and organisations using it however, its real value and continued growth will come from […]

Naked Dancing Guy seeks first followers

I stole a line from “Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy” and added naked, as I was feeling a little vulnerable sharing this post 2 years ago.  I felt like a version of the lone nut shirtless dancing guy.  The YouTube video, with over 4 million views, resonated with me back then and still does now, […]