Lessons on Learning LO9964

Dale Emery (72704.1550@CompuServe.COM)
14 Sep 96 14:18:57 EDT

Replying to LO9935 --


You wrote, "7) What was interesting to me was the lack of being proactive,
those with the bad moods were waiting for someone else to come support
them rather than taking the initiative to get the team together."

This insight got my attention. It reminds me of some things I sometimes
forget when I'm asking people to change. No matter what else they want,
people always want support. A large part of my job as a change agent is
to provide support. "Resistance" is often about my relationship with the
people I'm asking to change, and not about the change itself. (I put
"resistance" in quotes because I don't believe there is such a thing as



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