Headwinds? Team resisting change?

monkey shaking treeMany firms are facing challenges with top line revenue growth, increasing global competition and a sluggish economic environment.  Team members may be slow or reluctant to adapt to the “new normal.”

Michael Wade @ Execupundit.com has excellent short post titled: The Hidden Workplace Barrier: Inertia where he explains how to shake the cob webs out of certain members of your team:

You fight inertia by applying constant pressure: clear goals, monitoring mechanisms, frequent follow-up, and a reward system that favors forward movement.”


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  1. This is a great post – and the recommendations are common sense (as are most of the best recommendations it seems). I think most team leaders know they are supposed to focus on these things – particularly when multiple factors are bringing the collective energy down – and yet….

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  2. Timely post. We have been discussing this very subject recently as to why some Dealerships make changes and some do not. I will be forwarding this post to the Management Team. Thanks David.

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