June 25, 2017
As professional consultants and facilitators of change projects, we are often asked for advice on choosing the best people to lead change.
Significant change and transformation projects are expensive and risky, so selecting a leader with the right skills and mindset would, on the face of it, seem like a logical problem to tackle up front.
So what is the answer?
The short answer is, there is no short answer.
I can list a few essential qualities such as open-mindedness, approachability, agile thinking and an ability to form connections quickly, but these tell only half the story.
Luckily, there is now a tool that can help us identify change leadership talent and the good news is, the person you are looking for can come in many shapes and sizes!
In this short series I’ll review the five types of Change Maker that can lead change effectively.