Some people have to experience a change before they realize that it won't be that difficult. Implementing part of your change agenda early can provide a powerful boost to your change initiative. In this video, Bob McGannon takes you through a number of factors for selecting a change to implement early in your change initiative. These include timing, the ability to test the change thoroughly, assessing the magnitude and impact of the change, and arranging publicity.
- Sometimes, you just have to jump in and do something…to prove you're capable.…When I moved from the U.S. to Australia,…I was intimidated about driving a manual transmission car…because I had to shift with my left, rather than right hand.…It took getting in the car and doing it to realize…it wasn't that difficult.…The same circumstance can also happen…during a change program.…People have to experience a change…before they realize it won't be too difficult.…
So implementing part of your change agenda earlier,…rather than later, can provide a powerful boost…to your change initiative.…However, it's not as simple as scheduling…a part of your change implementation early on.…I recommend you evaluate a number of factors…before engaging in an early initial change.…The first thing I evaluate during my own change programs…is timing.…You have to be sure your change team…and the organization are ready to support what you install.…
Before considering an initial change implementation,…make sure you have your champions in place,…
- Determine the approach to motivate others through a change.
- Distinguish the steps and benefits of change management phases.
- Explain how training is addressed as part of the change implementation and support phase.
- Interpret the components for communicating a change initiative.
- Recognize the skill set needed for a change champion.
- Identify the type of results that can be revealed when evaluating a change.