Change Management Training Step 5: Manage Resistance

What's Prowling Around Your Company?

THIS IS A CLUTCH OF FOSSILIZED DINOSAUR EGGS
DISPLAYED IN AN OFFICE BUILDING IN DALLAS.

Some companies’ eggs hatched ages ago. And the powerful beasts are devouring productivity plus any chance for innovation.

Dinosaurs despise change. Sometimes they lurk inside a bloated bureaucracy, subtle as bacteria yet deadly enough to kill an organization’s ability to adapt. Other times they roam the company openly, seemingly benevolent, but still crippling its competitiveness. Doesn’t matter what species of dinosaur, they’re predators. And they kill.

Trust me–you’ve got ...