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9 How to describe change

On day 1 of any change, the ability to describe in detail your change in a tangible and relevant way will put you in a great place to start. The technique is called ‘defining your Change Elements’.

The problem with change

Change looks a lot like this. We have a start point, A, and an end point, B, and in between we need to make things happen and change to reach B.

The path is not clear


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The proverb “A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step” applies perfectly to change initiatives. Deconstructing change programs into discrete “change elements” makes the whole process more manageable and improves the chances of success.