Change equation

I hope a new format allows me to give more of my readers more of what they need when they need it.  I will use the “News You Can Use” format to reflect on something valuable I’ve learned during the week, something for you to think about for the next one.  I encourage you to check out my longer writings and follow my blog  “Short Thoughts, Big Ideas” at

Which one of these symptoms describes your situation?  Whether the change is a brand new directive or a new way of doing something old, how does your change effort add up?  What do you need from your supervisor or what do you need to give your team to improve the odds of success?

Jonathan Shaver