Mark Twain said it best: "The only person who likes change is a wet baby!" While this may not be universally true, it is certainly very often the case. But there are many things which managers driving change can do to mitigate employee unease with the changes they are encountering. My goal as a change professional is to help my clients understand what change means for different stakeholders, and to help communicate with and engage this essential audience, in order to increase understanding and acceptance of the change program.
Organization development and change management consultant, coach and trainer, working with many of Germany's Dax companies over the past 18 years. Earlier in the United States, crisis management consulting and communications strategy, as well as marketing product management.
Cultural change, leadership development, change management, workshop design and facilitation, communication strategy, working across cultures
Bachelors and MBA in the United States. In Europe, certifications in Organization Development and in Conflict Management (TRIGON), Executive Coaching (Coaching Development), certified in DISC, Personal Directions, and Korn-Ferry 360°Profilor.
... my two small children keep me hopping, but when time allows you might well find me singing and playing my guitar in Irish pubs, running, skiing and reading history and biographies.