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.


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.

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.

I get a Kick out of Going Local

In this article I describe four processes that take place when we go local to spend time with the change targets and the local sustaining sponsors.

Change and Benefits Realization

Here is a difficult topic that we often avoid to deal with as change managers: the difference between installation and realization.

Flow for Consultants

In this article I am exploring three zones we can be in during a consulting engagement. I am trying to find out how to stay as long as possible in the Flow zone.

The Value Certification For Organizational Change Practitioners

Today I had the pleasure to interview Daryl Conner on the importance of degrees and certifications for Organizational Change Practitioners.

Why Checkbooks Aren’t Sufficient

A one minute interview with Daryl Conner on why advocates with checkbooks are not sufficient to make a change happen.

Executing with Resilience (by Linda Hoopes)

In this third and last article of the Resilience series, guest author Linda Hoopes discusses how we can support and enhance human resilience as we execute critical initiatives.

Domino Before You Bingo

There are five domino blocks that need to fall over before you can kick-off a large-scale organizational change program. What’s more: there is a specific order and distance that works best.

The How of Ownership

Have you ever tried to make someone in your organization the owner of a project or an initiative? How about propelling someone into a new position? Ownership is the road less traveled.