Change is an ever-present part of life. The past 2 pandemic years have reminded everyone in the world how quickly things can change, and how important it is to adapt quickly to change. Pandemic or not, change management is also one of the most difficult management tasks. How can you lead change when some people embrace it, and others avoid it?
When you say the word Robot, many people think of something from a Star Wars type movie – a human-looking and acting automated machine. In fact robotics and robots refer to machines that are programmed to do certain tasks or behave in certain ways to assist with different tasks. Robots include machines that help in manufacturing, packaging, cleaning or delivery. They may not look like a human at all.
Children’s physical, cognitive and emotional skills are still developing. So, children are more likely to express their feelings through their behavior than through words. Play and expressive arts are good ways to help children manage their feelings. Make these activities a part of a child’s day, whether during lock-down or not.
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Change is a part of being alive. There’s no escaping it. In the time it takes you to read this sentence, something changed inside you and in the world around you. Yet, some people resist change. Others are unsure how to manage it.
escaping it. In the time it takes you to read this sentence, something changed inside you and in the world around you. Some people resist change. Others are unsure how to manage it. Over the next few weeks we will post some tips on change and change management.
Is the pandemic the beginning of the end for Management by Walking Around (MBWA)? The changes that the pandemic has brought including greater acceptance and efficiency in remote working, increased reliance on robotics, more automation in supply chains and, as we are now seeing, fewer people at the workplace for […]
Over the millennia, there have been two truly international languages: music and mathematics. We will talk about the second one here. But, keep the first in mind – music is a sustaining and balancing outlet for everyone as they live and work.
What is the most common reaction when someone is given bad news? “No!” “It can’t be!” This is denial at work. Denial is primitive and unconscious. It is the little child squeezing their eyes closed, hiding under the blanket, thinking that if they can’t see the monster, the monster will disappear. It is the adult who does not ask the doctor to examine a growing sore on their skin, hoping it will go away on its own.
I try to model good work ethic for those whom I supervise. But when does a leader stop being a model for others and start to become an excuse for them to do nothing? In trying to empower others by being a model, the leader may paradoxically dis-empower them.