21st Century Change Agent: The CEO as a Social Architect by Stephen Long
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21st Century Change Agent: The CEO as a Social Architect by Stephen Long

Transformation efforts fail due to many reasons. Usually there’s a lack of urgency, or executives underestimate the power of resistance or are just too complacent. The bottom line is that most CEOs fail to master change-agent skills. The 21st Century is proving to be a turbulent, volatile era and chief executives who’ll successfully lead their organizations…

Change or Perish; The Future is Guaranteed to No One by Stephen Long
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Change or Perish; The Future is Guaranteed to No One by Stephen Long

“When you’re through changing, you’re through.” – Bruce Barton (Early 20th Century Advertising Executive) Ahh, consultants!—purveyors of ideas, concepts and theoretical models. As I am considered a member of this distinguished fraternity, I realize that at times we create more problems than solutions. Take change, for example. Most clients want projects completed quickly at the lowest cost possible….