For years now, our profession has been consumed with the notion that only 30% of change endeavors fully achieve their stated objectives. Countless books, articles, blogs, speeches, and conference sessions have been devoted to questions like: Is this really the correct portrayal of change’s success rate?
https://conneracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Building-the-High-Impact-Trusted-Advisor-Relationship.mp4 High Impact Trusted Advisors (HITAs) are change practitioners with extraordinary access to and influence with senior leaders. Some serve executives at the C-suite level, some support key leaders in other capacities within the top echelon, but all are advising executives responsible for the entire enterprise, major functions, or significant geographic areas. As they develop
The fear of losing an assignment or even employment leads change practitioners to sometimes cater to clients’ wishes rather than stand firm on what they believe to be in their best interests. You must be solidly grounded in “who you are” as well as “what you do” to hold your ground when clients want you
High-impact change professionals know that it requires a degree of courage and discipline to practice the craft at their level. Practitioners must have the courage to face the implications (problems/opportunities) their approach surfaces. They must also have the discipline to adhere to their approach’s guidance and principles…particularly when it is politically difficult to do so.