What if the gap between 'good enough' and 'great' was just 10%?
Stakeholder engagement is paramount for successful change management. Peter F. Drucker wisely stated, “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” When stakeholders feel sidelined, resistance to change amplifies. To foster acceptance, it's imperative to involve them in the dialogue, ensuring they comprehend the proposed change's reasons, benefits, and personal implications.
Offering stakeholders a platform to voice their concerns and suggestions garners insight and builds trust. Engaging them deepens their sense of value, instilling ownership and commitment towards the initiative. While consensus is challenging, such inclusion magnifies the likelihood of acceptance and paves the way for a smoother transition.
“Understanding a person’s hunger and responding to it is one of the most potent tools you’ll ever discover for getting through to anyone you meet in business or your personal life” – Mark Goulston, Psychiatrist.
Imagine someone with all the right skills and knowledge. What's that little extra they need to focus on? It's simple things: building relationships, listening to feedback, really getting to know others, and showing they care. These small actions make a big difference in being a great leader.
These observations inspired my research and became the driving force behind my new book.
And, before its official debut, I've distilled some of these insights into an exclusive guide. Curious about unlocking this transformative 10%? Download your copy today.
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