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Ep 051: Change Is A Constant

Welcome to Episode 51 of the Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast!

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Change is inevitable, but in this episode we are talking about how to be out in front of the change as a leader and provide the opportunity for change before the team or organization even asks for it.

Mentioned In This Episode:

“Leading Change Without Losing It” by Carey Nieuwhof - https://www.amazon.com/Leading-Change-Without-Losing-Revolutionize/dp/0985411651

5 Takeaways For Leaders:

  1. Change is uncomfortable.

  2. Change to make things better, not just for the sake of change.

  3. Communicate. Communicate. Communicate.

  4. Approach change sometimes as an experiment.

  5. Include people in the change.

Quotes From This Episode:

“Change harms for you for a lifetime if you’re unwilling to change what you know you need to change.” - Josh Gagnon

“You can pay the price for change now or you can pay the price forever.” - Josh Gagnon

“Every change should be approached with the question - how does this advance the vision?” - Roman Archer

“The only thing harder than change, is when change comes from a leader who does not know how to communicate change well.” - Josh Gagnon

“Many people are not unwilling change, but are afraid of what the change might entail. Don’t allow fear of the unknown to hold you back from something that you know you need to do.” - Josh Gagnon

“People wonder how much change will affect them, so our job is to teach them that it will impact them in a positive way.” - Josh Gagnon

“Plenty of great leaders dread change - they just dread not do something great even more.” - Josh Gagno