Category Archives: Managing Change

Same Piece of Gum

Dan Pierce/ November 18, 2017/ Managing Change/ 0 comments

What was successful and good in the past will not always be successful and good in the future. Everything has a half-life…our systems, our relationships, and our favorite things. We must let go of everything at some point so that we can renew and refresh that which has lost its flavor over time. Yes that piece of gum hit

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Firing Your Best Friend

Dan Pierce/ November 17, 2017/ Managing Change/ 0 comments

You don’t invite your teddy bear to be the best man in your wedding. That might seem like a no-brainer but those natural steps in life often get lost on what we do everyday. Change is good when it’s appropriate. What was awesome at the age of four is less awesome at the age of twenty-four. In fact, without

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The Bitter Ingredient of Change

Dan Pierce/ November 11, 2017/ Managing Change/ 0 comments

Quick change that costs nothing usually doesn’t last because it has no emotional investment. The gravity of an organization’s status quo eliminates the opposing force of quick changes or band-aid fixes. Lasting change requires time. Time requires patience.