Six ways to lead others through change

Change is inevitable. Big or small, change happens every day. As leaders, it’s our duty to make sure that those in our organization are fully prepared for changes that occur, and how to best navigate them.

In his blog Leadership & Learning, Kevin Eikenberry discusses “What Can’t Change in Times of Change,” or, in other words, making sure change is successful by understanding how humans learn to adapt to it. He provides six actions that we can take to address human nature, and help us adapt, adjust to, and embrace change. These include:

  • providing perspective by regurgitating to people the current and most accurate knowledge we have on an issue or topic;
  • uncovering the unknown by helping people see the unseen and navigate uncertainty with an open mind;


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