Defensive Behaviour

In Part 5 of our series on Managing Resistance, Ellie Pietsch explores how effective change leaders manage a common form of resistance – avoidance. Inspiring trust with your team is a key enabler in the success of your change initiative. Leading by example builds trust; your...

In Part 4 of our series on Managing Resistance, Ellie Pietsch explores how effective change leaders manage one form of resistance – undermining. Emotional intelligence and an awareness of group dynamics play a large role in anticipating resistance to change. More importantly, these skills allow you...

  Emotions drive behaviour, and in the workplace it is crucial to understand and acknowledge the emotions that drive resistance to change. Therefore, a key trait of the successful change leader is a deliberate and conscious approach towards surfacing and then managing the emotions underpinning resistance...