These are THE most essential communication components that must be considered and reviewed for every change.
- When you need to tell your team about change,…where do you start?…How do you make sure that you consistently tell your team…what they need to know?…There's a simple structure you can use…every time you need to explain a change.…This is the case for change.…There are five elements that you need to share…any time you make a case for change.…The first is the unsustainable present.…
This is an explanation for why things…can't stay the way they are.…Share statistics or stories of what's not working.…Imagine that your organization is upgrading…everyone's computer.…Before telling them about the change,…you'd begin by explaining that the laptops…everyone is using are three years old,…they don't keep a battery charge, and have slow processors.…The screens aren't touch screens…and the resolution is not ideal.…
The second key element in the case for change…is a description of the desired future.…This is where you tell your team about the change,…but you go beyond just a statement of the change.…Instead of saying, "Over the next three months,…
- Define and describe the change curve.
- Describe how leaders can either facilitate or block successful change.
- Summarize ways to promote resilience during change.
- Explain how to use the power of positive and negative emotions to generate the emotion that creates change.
- Cite the different approaches to using language to manage change.
- Name the best way for a manager to help the team process change.
- Define a change vision.