In the process of solving your hot mess, sometimes you create 10 new hot messes. But sometimes, you solve them all by employing great team communication strategies, incremental change, and a can-do attitude. Along the way asking: “What CAN we do to make this work?”
How a Nonprofit CEO Learned to Overcome Change Management Challenges and Experience Opportunity during the Pandemic
Coming into 2020, when you thought of how to overcome change management challenges, you didn’t have the fallout of a global pandemic on your radar. If you’re Jim Morris, CEO of the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity, you’re also facing the recent merger with another nonprofit. And this is after a nearly 8-year competitive struggle with the board and staff of an organization that you lead.
Typically when I talk with a client about how to manage conflict, it’s within an organization. On this episode of the Hot Mess Hotline, Jim Morris, the CEO of Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity, describes a complex conflict with a similar organization. Jim’s experience isn’t unique to those in the nonprofit sector, as he found himself navigating multiple internal and external groups who had a say in the problem. He spent 8 years in this hot mess of being consistently in conflict with another local organization, where the only differentiator was the counties they served. .
Change, and change management training, can be challenging. It can be rewarding. And it can be FUN! If you think change is hard, you’re doing it wrong. And you’re probably doing change management training wrong, too.
This post explains what is change management training, and what’s the number one secret that every mid-level leader knows about change. If you think that sounds much better than what’s currently happening with your team when you try to introduce change, this article is for you.
I know it can be tempting, or even seem reasonable, to make cuts in professional development following a tough year. You’ll be tasked with cutting costs, and you may not even be sure how much to budget for professional development! But this line item is not the place to cut in the short term if you want to be successful in the long run.
Executive coach and founder of the Pro Troublemaker Nation Stefanie Krievins shares her thoughts on change, the change curve, how to overcome change management challenges and shares a new resource for leaders in this video.
Executive coach and Pro Troublemaker Nation founder Stefanie Krievins shares why businesses should plan a 2020 staff retreat and practical tips for planning teams to consider.
Executive Coach Stefanie Krievins shares insights into what types of conflict derail meetings, and how to improve communication within a team with good leadership and easy strategies.
Executive coach Stefanie Krievins of Pro Troublemaker Nation talks about how successful teams and leaders are handling uncertainty in the face of COVID-19.
You know it. You’ve seen it. (And if you’re a Gen-Xer, you’ve probably seen it posted above the image of a soaring eagle in some classic ‘90s office décor). Many of you have probably also seen the...