Best 70 of Change management quotes - MyQuotes
The paradox of change is that while everyone says they want change, not many people actually like it, and even less want to lead it.
The industrial model doesn’t work any more, yet many businesses still behave as if it does. They will have to wise up quick.
Change is not always easy when patterns in our lives have existed so long.
We are all beautiful instruments of God. He created many notes in music so that we would not be stuck playing the same song. Be music always. Keep changing the keys, tones, pitch, and volume of each of the songs you create along your journey and play on. Nobody will ever reach ultimate perfection in this lifetime, but trying to achieve it is a full-time job. Start now and don't stop. Make your book of life a musical. Never abandon obligations, but have fun leaving behind a colorful legacy. Never allow anybody to be the composer of your own destiny. Take control of your life, and never allow limitations implanted by society, tell you how your music is supposed to sound — or how your book is supposed to be written.
In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Creating change-agile businesses will eliminate the need for what we today call change management.
People who appear to be resisting change may simply be the victim of bad habits. Habit, like gravity, never takes a day off.
Certain barriers do require a critical mass of action at the right time to overcome the inertia that is greater than incremental change.
Leaders need to sacrifice "power-over" to get "power-to".
Organizations naturally decline, so for optimum results, actively experiment and continuously tweak.
Transformation rarely happens accidentally.
We need leadership books that offer information as well as inspiration. Pop leadership is one of the most destructive forces today.
In every change, ignite the new levels of creativity from the golden state of mind shake up long-standing beliefs with conviction and allow the sparks to fly.
WHY has no value, if you cannot rethink resourcefulness in a limited context.
The change "grief cycle", for some people, may be excitement, enthusiasm, engagement, effort, and excellence.
Some of those who are resisting change most strongly are only doing so because they care. They’re the ones you need to be listening to.
Are you in love with your idea more than your reality? Change that.
Yuval Noah Harari
Many call this process 'the destruction of nature.' But it's not really destruction, it's change. Nature cannot be destroyed.
We must be drawn by the idea of where we want to go more than we dislike the idea of all the work it is going to take to get there.
The most dangerous phrase in the English language is, “We have always done it this way”. Many parents use this phrase to answer curious children. Many employees in organizations use this phrase to oppose change. Many people use this phrase to convince themselves so that they can continue to live in a comfort zone. This mindset has killed many dreams and aspirations and has derailed many successful journeys, for individuals as well as organizations. Never kill your curiosity. Never accept anything without asking questions. Something that had relevance 20 years ago, now has become irrelevant. There is always a first time in life. Something hasn't happened till date, doesn't mean it will never happen. Life is all about opening up us to new experiences.
When business leaders talk about the next quarter, they ought to sometimes be talking about the next quarter century.
Most change strategy models are not very strategic – change strategy is an important lynchpin between business strategy and change tactics.
The digital organization is a living thing with the ability to continually change as the world changes and evolves with an intersecting and interacting business ecosystem seamlessly.
You must embrace change before change erases you.
Control your own Destiny or somebody else will
Good change-management requires the right mix of urgency and empathy.
Want creativity? Diversify your experience to develop your creative muscles.
The gap between thought and action, between belief and will, prevents us solving our most pressing individual and societal problems.
Too few leaders have the emotional fortitude to take responsibility for failure.
It is time to euthanize change management.
Adaptability and change management requires strong emotional and social intelligence. It is a part of inside-out leadership.
Master Yourself and you master your environment! Such is the nature of wisdom.
…most of the ways in which we know how to engineer change…are not effective. Given a…logical problem to solve, we are superb… But…the fundamental premises are different, which means that our logic is without power.
The 'fear of change' excuse is something you see trotted out by organizations or management that believe customers are old, stupid, ignorant, and stubborn.
The key to behavioral change is to pass behavioral control to the environment.
Future shock is the dizzying disorientation brought on by the premature arrival of the future.
Jennifer Ritchie Payette
The modern work world requires tremendous flexibility. Anticipate working in different positions and different organizations. Expect startups, disruptive innovation, reorganizations and moving on to new adventures. Grow and change.
Life is a dance more than it is an assertion and there is more health in dynamism or fluidity than there is rigidity and stasis.
Leading change means bringing people with you to a better state than any of you could have envisaged alone.
Because of the rise of social media and the influence we have as a collective to lead change, the power has shifted from the individual, and is swiftly moving into the hands of the masses.
Change Management is a journey, not just a one-time project, riding ahead of change curve takes both strategy and methodology.
ReThink culture, because it is the foundation of all strategic success.
Why this reluctance to make the change? We fear the process of reeducation.
Successful nemawashi enables change to be the result of consensus among the parties.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us.
A hardness to change reveals a hardness of heart.
It is worth the effort to break down silos, get out of the comfort zone, and prepare the future proactively, in order for individuals and businesses to reach the digital premium.
Change is not a gate we pass through, it is the definition of life.
The drive of Change Leadership is for making progress and inspiring innovation.
The voice of leveraging Systems Thinking in Change Management to communicate with the spiral of conscious awareness is a compelling story to advocate change and digital transformation.