Is Your Organisation Ready For Change?

By |2023-03-18T08:20:30+10:00March 18th, 2023|Categories: Change Readiness|

How can you tell if your organisation is ready for change? This is not a simple question because, before we can answer this question, we must first answer 3 other questions. The first is this – what do we mean by change readiness? It is easy to use these 2 words but to what do they refer? Be careful how you answer because it’s not as simple as it may first appear. The second question is equally tricky – [...]

The Ocean

By |2023-01-31T07:20:28+10:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Change Readiness|

In last week’s post, I wrote that change readiness is primarily about the capacity to succeed in the change process. Today, I want to take this idea deeper.I want you to think about the ocean. If you were on a ship far from the shore, your primary experience of the ocean would be shaped by its surface. Sometimes the ocean might be flat, like a pond with small ripples. Sometimes it might be choppy with a rhythmically undulating surface that [...]


By |2023-01-31T07:18:43+10:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Change Readiness|

What ideas come to mind when you think of the term ‘change readiness’? I don’t know what the term means to you but let me suggest some ideas of what it means for some. For some people change readiness is a feeling. It’s a feeling that the time for change has arrived. It’s time to make a change and move on. Perhaps they are frustrated with the status quo – stuck with something they no longer want. Perhaps they [...]

4 change readiness questions

By |2020-12-22T09:25:27+10:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Change Readiness|

An organisation’s change readiness is its readiness to succeed at the change process. It is not about an organisation’s readiness to begin a change project – it is about readiness to succeed at the change process. Stakeholders who are unable to succeed at the change process level cannot help an organisation succeed at the change project level. Project success occurs when an acceptable number of stakeholders succeed at the change process within an acceptable timeframe and at an acceptable [...]

Why a Business Analyst’s Change Readiness Assessment is Crucial

By |2020-01-16T09:36:43+10:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Change Readiness|

One of The Change Gym's Directors, Dr Steve Barlow, was recently featured in an article about organisational change readiness. You can read the article below, and then follow the link to the original article written by Paul Crosby. Founders and entrepreneurs often have dozens of good ideas at any one time about how they can move their companies forward. They know that their businesses need to evolve if they are going to stay competitive and grow. However, constant change can [...]