Is Driving Change Like Running a Gauntlet?
By Daria Steigman, founder of Steigman Communications, LLC and author of the Independent Thinking Blog.
Change is never easy. Add to the mix employee angst, legacy systems, turf battles and institutional inertia, and shifting how you do business can be akin to Sisyphus pushing a boulder up a mountain.
Or, if you are author Jeffrey Hayzlett, it’s like running a gauntlet “every day: threatening, hostile, and scary.” Except, he says, unlike a gauntlet, “no one is going to die.”