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Lead Change is a leadership media destination with a unique editorial focus on driving change within organizations, teams and individuals. Lead Change inspires readers to boldly step up and serve wherever and whenever leadership is needed and provides real and concrete advice on how to grow. Lead Change, a division of Weaving Influence, publishes twice monthly with SmartBrief.

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Implementing change: Answer these 5 questions
Implementing change: Answer these 5 questions

Most change management projects fail. How can you avoid this fate? Here are 5 things to keep in mind.

Are you causing someone to lose face?
Are you causing someone to lose face?

Most of us don’t set out to cause others to lose face — a lack of awareness is usually to blame. Here are 3 ways to avoid this problem.

How to help others do a mental reboot
How to help others do a mental reboot

You don’t need to be a trained coach to help people break out of their mental paralysis. Here's what you need to know.

The gambler: A business leader who puts strategy first
The gambler: A business leader who puts strategy first

Successful businesses need a lot to go right, but you can't skip out on setting and executing strategy.

Creating a sense of safety in your remote conversations
Creating a sense of safety in your remote conversations

The space around you can help or hinder your ability to communicate with empathy and effectiveness -- and space is physical and psychological.

A crisis is not a marathon -- but it is a call for endurance
A crisis is not a marathon -- but it is a call for endurance

You can't train or prepare for this pandemic-induced crisis the way you'd train for a marathon. But you can face the realities and get ready to endure it.

Want your organization to execute flawlessly? Do these 3 things
Want your organization to execute flawlessly? Do these 3 things

Execution is how companies win. Here's some advice on how your organization can do so with greater effectiveness and consistency.

How leadership can drive innovation
How leadership can drive innovation

Innovation should be part of a company's core strategy, not just an exercise or a dream.

Are you leading the culture of your organization, or is culture leading you?
Are you leading the culture of your organization, or is culture leading you?

How can you avoid passive or aggressive norms and pursue a constructive culture?

Leaders: How mentoring can help your communication skills
Leaders: How mentoring can help your communication skills

Being a mentor requires trust, which can only be built with intention. Here are some tips to build trust in your mentoring conversations.