Month: February 2012

The CEO As Chief Change Motivator

Experience has taught me over the past quarter-century that nonprofit and public organizations that succeed in leading significant – out of the box – change are always led by a strong CEO serving as “Innovator-in-Chief.”  In this capacity, one of your CEO’s most important roles is “Chief Motivator.”  Your Chief Motivator’s primary tool is direct

The Change-Savvy Innovator-In-Chief

CEOs who succeed in the Innovator-in-Chief role are what I think of as change-savvy. The change-savvy CEOs that I’ve worked with and observed: Are technically very knowledgeable about best practices in the rapidly changing area of change planning and management, which means she isn’t wedded to conventional planning wisdom and out-of-date approaches. You’ll never hear