More Change

Growth and improvement cannot occur without change. – tcm

Change brings opportunity to those who can grasp it. – tcm

Change is the window through which the future enters your life. – unknown

“Reluctance to embrace change is the human condition for the mediocre majority.” – James Gordon, M.D.

“It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and some are not.” – James Gordon, M.D.

“Resistance to change is the action taken by individuals and groups when they perceive that a change that is occurring is a threat to them.” – Chris Maser

“Defensive people attempt to protect that which already is: to resist a new view, to resist the possibility of change, and the resist the truth about oneself.” – Chris Maser (Resolving Environmental Conflict. Towards Sustainable Community Development. 1996)

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“Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.” – Herodutus (Greek historian)

“Change is inevitable.  Change is constant.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”  – Woodrow Wilson

“Change is a complex and labor-intensive process that arouses feelings and emotions.”
– Amy Tan and Dr. Uwe H. Kaufmann

“Advocates for change are greeted with suspicion, anger, resistance, and even sabotage.”
– Vadim Kotelnikov

“The colossal misunderstanding of our time is the assumption that insight will work with people who are unmotivated to change….”
– Edward H. Friedman

“Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind.”  – King Whitney, Jr.

King Whitney, Jr. tells us change can be viewed from three perspectives:
1.  To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse.
2.  To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better.
3.  To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.“Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.” – Herodutus (Greek historian)

Leading from Below

In academia, business, and organized churches, I observe that the acknowledged leaders do not always lead. Often an unsung person working for the department head, dean, manager, president, pastor, etc. leads the organization. If we want to know what happens in the organization, we know to go to these people – often secretaries, administrative assistants, etc. These people lead from below (or beneath). Many times great things happen in the world and the credit goes to the wrong people. Have you ever led from behind, beneath, or below?

Published in: on May 17, 2009 at 10:30 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Recommended Reading

Words that Work by Dr. Frank Lunz

Wikinomics by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber

Mom Minus Dad by Jamieson Haverkampf

The Magical Worlds of the Wizard of Ads by Roy H. Williams

Secret Formulas of the Wizard of Ads by Roy H. Williams

eBoot Camp by Corey Perlman

The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris

Published in: on May 16, 2009 at 8:26 pm  Leave a Comment  

What is a Change and Conflict Coach?

Coaching is not:

  • Giving advice
  • Teaching or mentoring
  • Telling others what to do
  • A matter of authority
  • Being an expert

Coaching is

  • Proactive
  • Forward-looking and action-oriented
  • Focused on asking questions helping the coachee come up with specific action steps

Coaching:

  • Helps the coachee succeed
  • Allows learning and discovery
  • Cultivates creativity and innovation
  • Enables implementation and impact
  • Encourages ownership and accountability
  • Produces appropriate and effective solutions
  • Helps the coachee find their purpose and do it
  • Provides the coachee with the focus necessary to make their dreams realities
  • Can help people take steps that move them toward the completion of the work God has given them to do

A change and conflict coach helps a person or organization navigate the sometimes stormy seas of change and conflict.  The only thing constant is change.  Life is not static.  Change brings opportunities for growth and improvement.  It also brings conflict.  That conflict is neutral, and a conflict coach can help the parties in conflict realize stronger relationships than they experienced prior to the onset of the conflict.

Published in: on May 15, 2009 at 1:33 am  Leave a Comment  

Hello world!

Get ready!  We have some very inciting, exciting information to share.  Stay tuned!

Change and Conflict Coaches who will spark a great awakening and reformation in you, your business and finances, and your interpersonal relationships

You alone can make the change, but you likely cannot do it alone with excellence.

Business

  • Create a new business
  • Revitalize your current business
  • Discover and fully utilize resources

Financial

  • G.O.O.D. (Get Out Of Debt)
  • Create Positive Cash Flow
  • Help (not enable) Others

Health

  • Physical: Weight, Shape, Condition, Medical
  • Mental: Memory, Stress
  • Emotional: Addictions, Anger, Grief

Relationships

  • Business
  • Family
  • Personal: Dating, Engaged, Friends

Time

  • Get organized
  • Work smarter, not harder
  • Free up time for important things

“Nothing happens… but first a dream.” – Carl Sandburg