Whether you are leading a small start up or leading an established small business, you will encounter change, a given for any business large or small. During organizational change, the leadership role takes on added significance as your employees look to you for information guidance and role modeling. Knowing what to do or not do, say or not say, communicate or not communicate is critical for ensuring that the people who work for you will work with you to help make your particular change successful. This podcast will provide some context for understanding the change leader’s role as well as provide a clear and concise list of “Do’s and Don’ts” for Leaders during change.
- What are some examples of organizational change for really small businesses?
- How will my role shift from my usual day-to-day, month-to-month, or even year-to-year positional activities?
- What can I expect to see from my employees that should concern me during a change effort?
- What are some “tried and true” things I can say when there are negative undercurrents in my business?
- What is on the complete list of Do’s and Don’ts for leading through change?
Theresa Moulton, Editor-in-Chief of Change Management Review™, built her career in management consulting with specialties in organizational change strategy, executive coaching, and change management implementation. Ms. Moulton has served as a key advisor on high-visibility projects for leaders in the financial services, publishing, higher education, manufacturing, healthcare, and medical devices industries.
With more than 20 years of consulting, executive coaching, and business-building experience, Ms. Moulton brings practical insight to the real-world challenges and opportunities of working with and within business change. She has been a guest lecturer and speaker at the IBM Center for Business Value, Babson College, the Organization Design Forum, NICSA, NEHRA, SHRM, and CFO Magazine. Ms. Moulton completed her undergraduate business degree at the University of Massachusetts and her M.B.A. from Babson College.
Catalyzed by curiosity and the desire to help others, she passionately explores the globe in search of “everything change management.” If you see her glued to her iPad while traversing the change management world, be sure to reach out and let her know why change management is so important to you.