“Training for Good”
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I don’t know if you find this, but for all the gee-whiz factors of web 2.0/social media in learning today, I find myself constantly coming back to elephant eating. There’s a saying that change practitioners (and self-help gurus) use…
“the only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time”.
The change is too large to do all at once, so you’ve got to break it down into smaller pieces. I’m not an expert, there are zillions of people (ok might be an exaggeration) who study this, but, in the spirit of elephant eating, here are some change resources/approaches that might help you as you tackle whatever aspect of changing behaviour your work does:
Some people focus on the big picture – planning, managing, leading a change:
Some folks are more concerned about the emotional transition around change and subscribe to:
There are tons of resources out there for change, here’s just one place that I turn to for clarity. Change management is probably right up there with leadership development in terms of the sheer volume of “experts”, models, programs and consultants willing to part you with your money. I do, however, think that including change management – whatever model/philosophy you subscribe to – is an important part of any learning/talent development related initiative.
What are your favorites? What or who have I missed?