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Communication Playbook

Insight into connecting thoughtfully, from Conflict Resolution Coach Luke Wiesner.

Last week we discussed change communication tips for change initiators, which may be of interest to you before you read this post. If you did not read last week’s post, there is still value in this post for you as a change navigator. Before we dive in, what is a change navigator? I am defining a change navigator as anyone who is in some way affected by a change initiative. If you... Read More
When changes happen in an organizational setting, we often get caught up in all the things that need to be done to make the changes successful. Changes to policy, systems, organizational structure or procedures often have a cascade effect that takes us from navigating a single change to policy, for example, to changing and tweaking things throughout the entire system. What is often lost in this... Read More
Welcome back to April’s blog series on navigating change. To better understand how change can impact us, make sure you check out last week’s post on Understanding Change . This week we will discuss an exercise you can do to identify what is in your control and what you should be focusing on to navigate change productively. The exercise is to complete your Circle of Control,... Read More
April is here, which has always been a month that signifies change for me. The days are getting noticeably longer, the birds are chirping in the morning and flowers are beginning to bloom. This year in particular, there seems to be signs of changes on the horizon. You have probably heard the saying, “the only thing constant is change.” But how often do we stop and examine our... Read More
As we conclude our March series on Managing Up, I encourage you to review the previous three post that discuss understanding why managing up is important , what factors to consider and how to actively manage up . In this final post, we will discuss how to create long-term success with your supervisor and what to do if you have exhausted all of your options. Creating Long-Term Success... Read More