In our latest Behavioral Science Guys video, we asked two boys to approach smokers on the street. Their goal was to get the smokers to consider quitting. They used one of two strategies: “tell” or “ask.” In the tell condition, they did what many have tried before—they told the smokers why they should quit. In the ask condition, the...
Guest Post by John Baldoni
excerpted from his newest book, The Leader’s Pocket Guide
(Release Date: 11-7-12) One reason we fear change is because we feel a loss of control.
And while you cannot control the change process, you can control how you and your team react to it.
Assert your ownership. Doing so shifts the emphasis from something being done to you to something over which you have control. Consider these three questions to help you take charge:
1. What do we do now?
Understand that you...