Daryl Conner

An internationally recognized leader in the field of change management, Daryl Conner serves as a leading advisor and educator to senior executives across the globe. Since 1974 Conner’s work with organizations has been built on a strong foundation of research and training in organizational consulting. He is the author of Managing at the Speed of Change and Leading at the Edge of Chaos: How to Create the Nimble Organization, and is a top authority on helping organizations achieve greater human resilience as they approach major transitions.



Implications for Practitioners Using the Burning-Platform Metaphor

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.

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Use Pain and Hope to Execute Change

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 Four Kinds of Burning Platforms

In this second article of the Burning Platform Series guest author Daryl Conner describes 4 types of burning platforms.

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The Real Story of the Burning Platform

This is the first post in a series where our guest author Daryl Conner offers some background about the story and what it means for organizational change practitioners.


If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When? (by Daryl Conner)

In this third and last article about the ‘why’ of our work guest author Daryl Conner makes a case for change facilitation as a calling.

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Change Facilitation: a Worthwhile Profession (by Daryl Conner)

Guest author Daryl Conner shares the major reasons why he thinks it’s important to be a change practitioner.

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The “Why” of Our Work (by Daryl Conner)

Guest-author Daryl Conner on the importance to stay mindful of why we are motivated to engage in this occupation.