Praise for The Art of Change Leadership
"Transforming a leadership approach is the key to transforming a culture. In The Art of Change Leadership: Driving Transformation in a Fast–Paced World, Cheryl Cran provides insights, practical applications, and usable ideas to help individuals and teams to harness the power of being ′leaders of change.′ The results? Teams with agility, increased capability, and ultimately business growth to the next level."
Ken Fenoglio, Dean, AT&T University
"The Art of Change Leadership brilliantly and clearly identifies key change leadership competencies; a critical future of work component is that everyone must be a change leader in order to manage the new–normal of the constant eruption of data, content, and customer expectations. Fortunately, Cran has created a simple yet brilliant plan to harness the chaos!"
Marshall Goldsmith, author, New York Times and global bestseller, What Got You Here Won′t Get You There
"The Art of Change Leadership is actually art and science, with rigorous methods to create transformational leadership blended beautifully with behavioral necessities for gaining the requisite commitment. ′Art′ is the expression of human creativity and imagination, and Cheryl Cran′s book qualifies without reservation as it drives us to transformative new structures and processes for success in a volatile world."
Alan Weiss, PhD, author of the 25–year bestseller Million Dollar Consulting and 57 other books
Preface: The Art of Change Leadership Driving Transformation in a Fast–Paced World xi
1 Why Do Organizations Need Change Leaders? 1
2 Fast Changing World Needs Leaders Like You 19
3 Hack the Status Quo: Change Manager or Change Leader? 39
4 Upgrade the Leadership OS to Be a Change Leader Who Drives Transformation 65
5 The Change Cycle Transformation Tool 85
6 Help Lead Others to Be Change Leaders Who Drive Transformation 103
7 Technology and People The Impetus for Change 123
8 Tools for Transformation 141
9 The Art of Adapting to Multiple Personalities, Different Generations, and Cultures 161
10 The Three–Step Change Process Model to Leading Personal and Organizational Change 183
11 Thrive While Driving Transformation That Changes the World 201
About the Author 221
CHERYL CRAN is the CEO of Evolutionary Business Solutions Inc., where she helps leaders and their teams evolve their executive, leadership, and team skill levels so that they can increase results. She is the author of five books, including the bestselling 101 Ways to Make Generations X, Y and Zoomers Happy at Work, and has written for Entrepreneur, Forbes, Metro New York, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan, Selling Power, Builder Woman, Managing People, Meeting Planners Industry, and more.