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Change Or Choke

How to Face Your Fear and Embrace Change in Your Business

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Chapter 1 - What is change?

Change is something all businesses will experience but will they know how to handle it?   In this episode I talk about why it is so important to be thinking about change in business and the impact it has, not only on the processes and procedures, but on the staff.  I also talk about: My journey and what lead me to become a change agent, How to encourage managers and employees to accept change and see the benefits, and I share some tips on how to get started when making changes in your business To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-1-what-is-change

52mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #1

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Chapter 2 - Fear of change

In all my years of experience the biggest issue I have noticed around change is that many leaders fear it.  But why do so many leaders fear change?    In this episode I answer this question and show how this leads to poor staff management and why staff don’t leave the company, they leave the people who manage the company.  I also talk about: how to work with staff who don't want to changehow to have those difficult conversations with your staff,how the laws and regulations around staff management has increased the fear around managing staff, and I share some suggestions on how you can overcome the fear around change To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-2-fear-of-change

51mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #2

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Chapter 3 - Change for changes sake

In this episode I discuss the impact change has on a business and how unnecessary change can have an unproductive and sometimes devastating effect.  This leads the discussion into looking at dominant personality types in the upper levels of management who have a habit of making change for changes sake. We also talk about: How to determine what changes are strategic and will improve a business, andI give some advice on how to implement change when working with a dominating or psychopathic personality To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-3-change-for-changes-sake

38mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #3

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Chapter 4 - Recognising change

In today’s discussion I focus more specifically on how to recognise change that DOES need to be implemented.  I do this by taking you step-by-step through my process when working with a client to determine how to recognise, implement and assess changes made.    We also talk about: Common areas that businesses struggle with when implementing change, andAnd how to deal with the internal barriers that may arise To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-4-recognising-change

51mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #4

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Chapter 5 - Managing conflict with change

How to manage conflict is the number one question that businesses ask me for help with.  There are many types of conflict that arise out of implementing change in business. However, through all my years of experience I have noticed the common threads across the various industries I have worked in for why conflict occurs and how to deal with it. We also talk about: Jennifer’s 7 step method to managing conflict,Examples of conflict that can arise from change and possible solutions, and How to deal with conflict occurring in upper levels of management To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-5-managing-conflict-with-change

1hr 15mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #5

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Chapter 6 - Change and internal business alignment

Do you feel that the departments within your organization are working effectively with each other? Does your staff know what the vision of the business is and understand the purpose and meaning of their job? If not, then this discussion is for you.  In this episode I talk about why having internal business alignment is the key to whether a business fails or succeeds. What we discuss: What internal business alignment isMy methodology The ArrowsMy methodology PVRTL (Paramaters, Vision, Rewards, Tools, Leadership)What a business looks like that doesn’t have good internal business alignmentWhat a business looks like that does have good internal business alignmentWhat the qualities of a good manager areHow a growing business can keep their internal business alignment intact throughout the growth phases, andHow internal business alignment affects business culture To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-6-change-and-internal-business-alignment

37mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #6

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Chapter 7 - Cultural change, the silver bullet

Culture is an extremely important part of business.  Business leaders often know that having healthy culture results in higher productivity and why good employees stay.  However, what isn’t as well known is how to create good culture.  If you desire a culture in your business that it is full of employees with passion, enthusiasm and high standards then you may need to look at making some changes in your business.  What we discuss: What culture isWhat a business with healthy culture looks likeWhat a business with toxic culture looks likeHow to grow healthy culture in a businessWhat can break down cultureHow to encourage a passionate cultureHow culture can be improvedWhat can a manger do if they don’t have the right staff in place to deliver the message and manage consistent behaviorWhat business leaders struggle with when changing cultureHow to nurture culture to ride the changes that occur in the lifetime of a business To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-7-cultural-change

47mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #7

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Chapter 8 - You become the change

Through the journey of this podcast series we have reached an understanding of what change management is, the impact it can have, and the tools to get started.  But who is responsible for implementing change?  In this episode I discuss how you can develop the self belief and passion to be the force behind the change that is needed in your business. What we discuss:    Who is responsible for implementing change in a businessHow a leader can develop skills in self-belief and passionHow to learn how to communicate and drive passion in those around youWhy the underlying fear in managers around change is based in lack of self beliefWhy you will not please everyone when you’re the decision makerWhy making mistakes is part of the journeyHow I learnt how to implement change, andMy words of advice to help those those that are struggling to implement change To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/chapter-8-you-become-the-change

42mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #8

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BONUS - The Jungle (unbelievable stories from the corporate world)

In this BONUS episode I reveal some of the hair raising and harrowing stories from my experience in the corporate jungle of what CAN and DOES happen in business. To get a copy of my book or to view the show notes visit: https://www.changeorchoke.com/podcast/bonus-the-jungle

36mins

24 Jul 2018

Rank #9