Tired of theories on Change Management?

One change management intervention is like any other but when it fails the reasons are different. R Gopalakrishnan, Vinod Kumar, Rohit Suri and Deepa Soman with Anant Rangaswamy share what they find refreshing on the new book “When Change Happens..”.

May 10, 2017

Empowering Change

December 4, 2016

To achieve success in a change initiative do we tell people what they need to do or share with them the need for the change and empower them to make the change themselves?


The Business Value of Trust

November 27, 2016

Trust in people is a much discussed word in Change Management. But is it just a good concept or are there any real benefits in demonstrating trust in your team? And if there are benefits then how can we demonstrate trust? Dr. Frank Levinson has and interesting experience on the topic. The video below sums up his insight.


Speed of Change

November 15, 2016

Unlike in the past, Change today is fast paced leaving many of us gasping for breath. We hardly prepare and align ourselves to a new structure and approach and before the 3rd  Quarter there is already a blueprint for the next Change. Agility and Capability are buzz words but critical if Organisations and Individuals have to thrive. Every once in a way a Change Practitioner has to stop and reflect,…


Memorable Milestones

November 12, 2016

Our Vision, Aspiration, Goal no matter what you choose to call it, like a compass, directs our journey. Every once in a while we achieve a milestone, one that we can look back and wonder “this too happened!” A milestone that, once crossed, #whenchangehappens, you know that life as you know it will not be the same again, . One such milestone that I cherish has been captured in this…


The Baggage of Success

November 9, 2016

At a recent trek in Scotland I decided to be fully prepared and carried all that I felt was necessary to survive the journey ahead. Motivated by the crisp air, perfect weather and breathtaking scenery I was soon lost in the heady mix of endorphins, oxygenated blood and the quiet but sublime pleasure of the path ahead. The head and heart determined to push the journey to my personal limits…


WHEN CHANGE HAPPENS…Invites you to be a Change Ambassador

October 30, 2016

As an experienced practitioner YOU have led or been a part of a Change Management activity. What worked? What could have been done better? Was the outcome meeting the expectations of the intended change? Only 30% of Change Initiatives succeed and the industry is looking for answers. What have been your experiences? Is there an answer or an insight hidden in your experiences in them? A little introspection and you will…


Change Fatigue

October 24, 2016

Change initiatives have become common. Each of us in corporate life have been getting used to a new change program every six months. In a typical structured approach, organizations go through the motions of communication, goal setting, enablement & review. This is thrown in with structure and reporting line changes that may or may not be accompanied by a large team event. The key assumption by Organization: Change Accomplished. The…


A tribute to our cheerleaders

October 20, 2016

By the time it was the afternoon of the 21st of September, the launch date of When Change Happens…concerns and trepidations had passed.   What can happen on the day of the launch of what was over two years of concerted effort and commitment? Was it over confidence? No. Just positive affirmation. A call from a friend calmed my frayed nerves.  I hung up and the anxiety of the last…


What makes your core?

October 20, 2016

To create some of the finest scotch whiskies or single malts, for that matter, distillers still follow the fine traditions, that hold good over the centuries. The blending of the malt with the yeast, distilling the right cut from the heated vapours and finally the years of storage in the casks that provide the unique flavours, those that are as much in demand today, as they were in the past….