When we put all the models about community development aside, presence and permission are the things that make a difference.
Transforming the community by inverting the way we manage resistance? That’s another one of those counterintuitive things you need to know about community development.
As a change practitioner we should sharpen our diagnostic skills for dealing with anger. If we don’t, we will be navigating the project with a defective compass.
Is it resistance or is it poor design?
In the fourth and last article of the Burning Platform Series guest author Daryl Conner covers some implications for practitioners wishing to use the burning-platform metaphor.
In this third article of the Burning Platform Series guest author Daryl Conner talks about the relationship between pain and hope, which are both necessary to create the commitment needed to sustain change.
The number one behavior you come across in projects is almost never authentic resistance. In fact, resistance is only one of four possible reactions. But it takes a pregnancy test to see it.
Describing an ‘aha’ moment that took me about five years. Warning: it’s pretty dense…
Great parents know that what looks like laziness is often exhaustion.
How tempting it is to abuse emotions in the ebb and flow of human interaction.