Ready, Set... Change!
By April Callis Birchmeier
Ready, Set... Change!May 19, 2023
Tending to Talent with Tim Sackett
Human Resource author, blogger, and recruiting expert Tim Sackett joins me to discuss how to grow your organizational talent. Listen in as he provides insight to Human Resource professionals, Leaders, and Hiring Managers on how to get great people and have them stay!
The Talent Fix: Tim Sackett https://www.amazon.com/Talent-Fix-Leaders-Guide-Recruiting-ebook/dp/B07CPF4C7C
The Tipping Point- Malcolm Gladwell: https://www.amazon.com/Tipping-Point-Little-Things-Difference/dp/0316346624
Once Upon a Time, There Was a Leader…
Greg Voeller, Senior Director at Gagen MacDonald and Past President of ACMP and I discuss how to move from a burning platform to a magnetic bonfire by connecting leaders to the change through employing the power of storytelling. Learn how to craft compelling communication, engage your sponsor, and enjoy this conversation with Greg.
The Leadership Solution- Jim Shaffer: https://www.amazon.com/Leadership-Solution-Jim-Shaffer/dp/0070790639
Communicating for Change- Roger D'Aprix: https://www.amazon.com/Communicating-Change-Roger-DAprix/dp/0787901997
The Standard for Change Management: https://www.acmpglobal.org/page/ACMPStandard
If you’d like to learn more about the Association of Change Management Professionals and the Certified Change Management Professional designation, click here: https://www.springboard-consult.com/whatistheccmp
Should YOU become a Change Manager?
Part 2 of my discussion with PhD in industrial and organizational psychology Dennis Zajac, covers the characteristics that make a great change manager and how to leverage your experience when starting out in the field. This episode examines the most important aspects of communication and how to utilize those skills to establish yourself as a leader of change in your organization.
Think Again: Adam Grant- https://adamgrant.net/book/think-again/
Humble Inquiry: Edgar H. Schein, Peter H. Schein https://www.amazon.com/Humble-Inquiry-Second-Instead-Telling-ebook/dp/B08DG9CLB3/ref=sr_1_1?hvadid=580750340627&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9067609&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=7635743782591802090&hvtargid=kwd-333956997749&hydadcr=22567_13493270&keywords=humble+inquiry+edgar+schein&qid=1681331252&sr=8-1
Next Generation Performance Management: The Triumph of Science Over Myth and Superstition: Alan L. Colquitt https://www.amazon.com/Next-Generation-Performance-Management-Superstition/dp/1681239329
Reconsidering Change Management: Applying Evidence-Based Insights in Change Management Practice Steven ten Have, Wouter ten Have, Anne-Bregje Huijsmans, Maarten Otto https://www.amazon.com/Reconsidering-Change-Management-Evidence-Based-Organizational/dp/1138183148
Interested in establishing yourself as a change leader and learning a proven change management framework? Join us for READY, Set, Change! Accelerated Training & Exam Prep! Our next session begins May 22nd, learn more here: www.readysetchangemastery.com
The Psychology of Engagement
Listen in to my discussion with Dennis Zajac, PHD in industrial and organizational psychology, where we discuss the psychology of stakeholders and sponsor engagement, and the intersection of organizational commitment and change management. Learn how utilizing data can increase your effectiveness, and give you concrete benchmarks to measure engagement!
Read Denny’s article about meta analyst and organizational commitment here: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1991-02912-001
Making Change Matter with Daryl Conner
Be picky when it comes to change! Listen in to my discussion with Daryl Conner to learn how to discern which change initiatives matter the most to you, and make the biggest impact. Hear Daryl’s thoughts on how change management isn’t just a technical resource or additional skill set, but a forum to change the surrounding world for the better.
Leadership Fitness with Tim Tobin
Invest in the best! Learn about the benefits of becoming a physically and mentally fit leader through investing in personal and professional development. Listen in to the invaluable advice from my discussion with expert Tim Tobin, as he describes how to become a high functioning leader.
Modern Leadership with Joanna Barsh
I am thrilled to share this discussion I had with Joanna Barsh about her leadership research on the READY, Set, Change Podcast! Tune in to hear her thoughts on what makes a successful leader, and the steps you can take to get there.
The Flight to Success, with Howard Putnam
I had a wonderful discussion with Howard Putnam former CEO of Southwest Airlines for our Change and Innovation Summit, which I am thrilled to also share on the READY, Set, Change! Podcast. Listen in on our discussion to learn how Howard used his life experiences to level up in business, the valuable advice he has for leaders, and the path he took to achieve business success.
To Recover or Adapt? The question of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
April on recovering from the changes generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen in as April thinks about if we need to make the changes necessary to recover our pre-covid society, or simply adapt to our current state.
Here is the link to David Rock’s Article: https://hbr.org/2022/02/we-need-time-to-rehabilitate-from-the-trauma-of-the-pandemic
Compound your Change Confidence with Jill J. Johnson
Looking for a way to triumph over instability and change? Jill Johnson has the answer- Confidence! Listen to discover the ways that confidence can transform your life and skyrocket your career.
Jill J. Johnson, MBA, is president and founder of Johnson Consulting Services – a management consulting firm specializing in strategy development. She has impacted more than $4 billion dollars worth of decisions for clients located across the United States, as well as in Europe and Asia. Jill assists her clients in evaluating critical decisions and assessing the impact of market forces to develop strategic and business plans at both the board and operating levels. She is a two-time business Hall of Fame inductee and has won numerous honors for her business acumen, leadership savvy and mentoring impact, as well as her entrepreneurial success.
You can find Jill at www.jcs-usa.com
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The Only Constant in Life is Change with Diane Bogino
Listen to my discussion with the President of Performance Strategies, Inc. Diane Bogino! We discuss how individuals and organizations can make the most of change by utilizing a productive mindset. Tune in to hear Diane discuss how self knowledge and reflection can lead you to embrace change and turn it into success!
Over two decades of experience as a coach, behavioral scientist, entrepreneur, human behavior analyst, in a variety of industries, affords Diane a perspective for business, building teams, changing cultures, and career development that is a rare combination.
As founder and President of Performance Strategies, she has collaborated with people from a variety of fields including medical, education, hospitality, executive recruiting, banking, manufacturing, pest control, and government agencies.
In her former life, Diane was an actor and model and appeared in numerous commercials, a movie and a national spot for Delta airlines. Diane also performed magic and won Magician of the Year for Greater Atlanta.
You can find Diane at: www.performstrat.com
Phone: 404-320-7834 Cell 404-277-1449
Youtube Business Notes: https://bit.ly/2D4fH6Y
Youtube Build a Better Career: https://bit.ly/3GdH0GO
How to Provide the Most Value to your Team with Stuart Easton!
Listen in to my discussion with founder and CEO of Transparent Choice, Stuart Easton! In this episode we discuss how Project Managers and Change Managers can effectively communicate in order to provide deliverables to leadership. This episode gives new insight on how to figure out how to exceed expectations and provide your sponsors with everything they need for a successful project! Find Stuart at www.transparentchoice.com.
How to take Advantage of Change: A Discussion with Joanne Cumiskey
Join me for a discussion with my friend Joanne Cumiskey, CEO of VisionQuest, as we discuss how to take advantage of change to further your business. We will discuss how to have clarity in what you want for yourself, and then what to do to achieve it!
Project Management & Change Management - like Peanut Butter & Chocolate
In this episode, April discusses the differences between Project Management and Change Management, and how they can work together to make a successful initiative!
READY, Set, CCMP! The Designation That Will CHANGE Your Life
Wondering about getting the Certified Change Management Professional designation? Let April guide you on how to ace the exam on your first try, while also discussing all the benefits you will reap in your career.
Development and Support: The Secret to Project Success
April talks about the importance of different development and support techniques, and how to use them in your next project. Gain some new ideas for how to handle support and understand why this development is critical to project success!
Change Trends for 2021- How to Professionally Prepare for What’s to Come!
In this episode, April discusses how to best prepare for the workforce change trends of 2021 and about the best ways to invest in yourself and your career. Bonus - practical change management tips for your next project.
Change vs. Change Management...what is the difference?
In this episode, April discusses how in life we are constantly surrounded by change, so why do we resist change within our organizations? Also learn some tips on how to approach stakeholders in your organization and on the best way YOU can support leaders within your organization.
Best Practices for Leading Successful Change Initiatives - Guest Tim Creasey
Best Practices for Leading Successful Change Initiatives and Sustaining OutcomesEnlist, Engage and Empower leaders for change
Why Change Management is essential to capture the people-dependent ROI of a change initiative
Defining three dimensions to measure success