Leaders focus too much on changing policies, and not enough on changing minds

By Applied Change

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Whilst focusing on the harder aspects of a change, such as policies, processes, facilities, technology, training etc, what organisations typically overlook or at least pay too little attention to, is the human element, i.e. what we think and feel. And yet we’re increasingly learning that it’s one of the most fundamental contributors to successful outcomes.

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