Change Management

Change Week Starts Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, it’s Change Week on the blog. For all of you wanting to lead change (without losing it), it’s going to be our best week yet. It’s all to mark the official release of my new book, Leading Change…

21 Signs Your Church Needs to Change

  Change is one of the most controversial issues in almost any organization. There’s something inside you and me that clings to the status quo, hoping that it will work one more time, even if it hasn’t worked in a…

The Problem with Incremental Change

…is that it brings incremental results. If you want incremental results, then embrace incremental change.  The problem is that most of us don’t want incremental results.  We dream of significant results.  Even radically different results. Here’s what’s true: Incremental change…

How to Ensure Change Never Happens

It’s really quite simple: give everyone a say. Change is almost impossible when everyone has a say. The problem with giving everyone a say is that everyone has an opinion.  When everyone has an opinion, it’s impossible to get consensus.…

One More Reason Why Change is Hard

As you seek to make changes as a leader, you’ve probably asked these questions: Why do people resist the changes we’re trying to make? Why can’t people just see that this is a great idea? Why do some people push…

Why People Change

Last year in a conversation with a friend who was explaining why he was shifting ministry paradigms, I walked away with this principle:  People change when the pain associated with the status quo becomes greater than the pain associated with…