Members of the Primed for Change Community receive a monthly newsletter column from Al, in which he shares quick food-for-thought from his years of leading, living through and researching Change. Here you will find past installments but be sure to sign up to join the community to receive future columns directly to your inbox.

Keep Asking Why…And You Might Find a Paradox

Where We Don’t Want to Be in 18 Months

Return to Office Mandates are Folly…As Predicted

When It Comes to Change, We Are Not Our Dogs

Overcoming NMI Syndrome, and Living to Talk About It

Who Are They Following?

Voice of the Customer…or the Conference Room?

For Common Sense, Defy Common Sense.

Common Sense. Not Common Practice. (Part I)

Go Fast…To Go Slow??

Breaking: Why Chris Licht Had No Chance at CNN

Why Strongman is a Misnomer.

5 Ways to Modernize Our Bosses Re Change

Carrots, Not Sticks

Are You a Leader or a PILP

When Leaders Listen

Read This. Because “You Have To!”

No Elon, Twitter’s a Change, It’s Not a Startup

Change is Not a Checklist

The Leader Who Licked Envelopes

Leaders, Be Player-Coaches, Like Bill Russell

What We Can Learn from Uber’s Changes

CVS Teaches Us Change + Values = Success

Why Warner Bros. Discovery Is Likely A Bust…Already

How Can Leaders Reduce Subway Crime by 90%…Again?

Zelenskyy’s Biggest Statement Has Involved No Words

Four Lessons Ted Lasso Teaches Us About Leading Change

Pixar Wanted 10% Cuts; Employees Suggested 40%

Netflix Didn’t Kill Blockbuster. Rat Poison Did.

Golf Swings and Change: How to Improve at Both

Let’s Admit It: We Don’t Know Anything

Our People Are Our Greatest…Liability

The Folly of Back-to-Office Mandates

The Case Against Financial Incentives for Delivering Change

Are Generations Different When It Comes to Change?

Hiding from Change via Zoom

People Say Change Isn’t Rocket Science. They’re Right: It’s More Complex

The DIY Way to Win at Change

What the Pandemic Hasn’t Taught Us About Change

We Don’t Have to Be CEO to Lead a Big Change

What If Our People Don’t Join Our Change?

What We Can Learn from a $1 Fare to Fiji

The Power of Pull

Don’t Cry. But Do Get Your Hands Dirty.

Bringing Emotion to Work

Let’s Waste $2 Trillion Together

Leaders, Don’t Try This at Work

Here’s What Will Happen in the Future

Primed for Change Community

Join Our Newsletter

You’re invited to become part of the Primed for Change community! Each month, I will send you some of my thoughts about how we can win at change with the goal that together, we can change the face of change management forever. Join today and immediately receive a PDF of one chapter of my book as my gift to you!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.