Do You Sabotage Change?
Few leaders realize how often employees look to them for inspiration and for an example of how to behave within the strategic and cultural framework of the organization. It is a huge responsibility to have a legion of followers because eyes are on you all the time. Is it possible that you unknowingly sabotage change efforts?
A Big Opportunity
Leadership is a big opportunity to shape the way your employees handle change. To do it right, you must avoid the pitfalls of leaders who mismanage change and sometimes unknowingly sabotage change. Do not mistakenly lead your key stakeholders into dangerous shoals.
5 Ways to Sabotage Change and Lead Stakeholders Astray
There are so many ways to do mess up important change initiatives. If you are seriously committed to effecting positive change within your organization, get some change management training help to ensure that you are not exhibiting any of the five ways you can lead your employees astray and sabotage crucial change initiatives:
The more you listen to and actively involve your key stakeholders and those affected by change, the more they will feel valued and committed to the path you have defined.
The Bottom Line
As a leader, remember that you are carefully watched at all times. Take advantage of this opportunity to get organizational change right. Are you avoiding the five traps that catch too many inexperienced change leaders?
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