2010 in a nutshell

2010 was a year of changes and challenges: I quit my job at the University of Toronto, got pregnant, moved from Toronto to Victoria, and became a full-time student. Although these last months were tough, the year was awesome, and it’s worth highlighting the best of it: Planning and facilitating the workshops for the Leadership …

Steps for Change and my two cents

Proehl (2001) proposes an Eight-step Change Management Model can be applied to both small and large-scale change, I summarize it below and then write about whether I find these steps effective : Step 1- Create a sense of urgency: “Leaders must convince organization members that there is a need, an urgency to change”. (Apparently this …

On change and control

I’m taking a course from the Master’s in Community Development at UVic: Practices and Perspectives on Forging Change. Although it is an online course I’m finding it very interesting. Last week we had an opportunity to share our perspectives on change and the skills we had to develop in order to be more effective at …