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Leading Change: Courage, Decisiveness, Tenacity

World Business Forum is America’s biggest business event with a great lineup of global business and thought leaders. While the 2009 event is scheduled to happen much later this year in October, organizers are already sharing some great thoughts. And where in their website do you see these thoughts? In their website’s banner!

These are the thoughts:
  • Courage: Doing today what others only dream of doing tomorrow
  • Decisiveness: Changing before others realize change is necessary
  • Tenacity: Doubling your efforts when others are pulling back.
Having led an innovation-driven Change initiative, I know these three as fundamental traits of a successful Change leader.

Courage, decisiveness, and tenacity are “traits” that help beat resistance to change. They are so fundamentally important that if you think you miss even one of them, you may want to consider passing your Change leadership role to another person who you know has all three.

First posted in WordPress on March 2, 2009

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