The Case Against Time Tracking

Despite the fact that it often takes just a couple minutes once a week, time tracking (aka entering weekly timesheets) is an ongoing subject of controversy.

 

PROPONENTS claim that it reveals important data about how much time is being spent on various activities, which helps with:

– making – more accurate estimates in […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 10

And here it is… the tenth and final post in the series on 50 Common Sense Tips for Mastering Organization Change! These tips apply whether you’re implementing a new process, a software rollout, or a transitional culture change.

Points 46-50 below finish up the Engaging phase in the three-step process I refer to as Planning, […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 9

As the Beatles said in Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, “We’re getting very near the end.” And so, here’s the ninth post in our ten-post series on 50 Common Sense Tips for Mastering Organization Change. Once again, these tips hold true whether you’re implementing a new process, a software rollout, or a transitional culture […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 8

This post continues our series on 50 Common Sense Tips for Mastering Organization Change. These tips hold true whether you’re implementing a new process, a software rollout, or a transitional culture change.

Points 36-40 below continue the Engaging phase in the three-step process I refer to as Planning, Selling, and Engaging.

36. Remember the Spaghetti […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 7

So far, we’ve covered 30 of 50 common sense tips on mastering organizational change. Whether you’re implementing a new process, software rollout, or transitional culture change, these tools will round out your change toolbox.

Points 31-35 below continue the Engaging phase in the three-step process I refer to as Planning, Selling, and Engaging.

31. Influence […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 6

Hope everyone had a happy New Years! I spent New Years day in New York City, and I’d venture to guess that it was probably just about as crowded as New Years Eve. Still, a fun place to be on the holidays.

Now that it’s a new year and everyone’s focused on bringing about change, […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 5

This is the fifth in series of ten posts on 50 common sense tips on mastering organizational change.

These particular points, 21-25, continue the Selling phase in the three-step process I refer to as Planning, Selling, and Engaging. Indeed, selling the message effectively is a key part of any change endeavor, be it a new […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 4

“What we have here is a failure to communicate.” – Cool Hand Luke

This is the fourth in series of ten posts on 50 common sense tips on mastering organizational change.

Points 16 and 17 conclude the section on Planning, in the three-step process I refer to as Planning, Selling, and Engaging. The Selling […]

Mastering Organizational Change - 50 Common Sense Tips - Part 3

 

This is the third in series of ten posts on 50 common sense tips on mastering organizational change.

Starting with point 11, this batch is part of the Planning phase in a three-step process I refer to as Planning, Selling, and Engaging.

11. Think Small – Sometimes, minor things can get people excited […]

Mastering Organizational Change – 50 Common Sense Tips – Part 2

This is the second in series of ten posts on 50 common sense tips on mastering organizational change.

Starting with point 6, this batch is part of the Planning phase in a three-step process I refer to as Planning, Selling, and Engaging.

6. Be an Anthropologist – If you are about to implement a new […]