FAILING to cope up with CHANGE? The CULPRIT for sure..

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The following self help and motivational insight adopted from Chip and Dan Heath’s book Switch points us to the culprit when we fail to cope up with CHANGE..

“The weakness of the Elephant, our emotional and instinctive side, is clear: It’s lazy and skittish, often looking for the quick payoff (ice cream cone) over the long-term payoff (being thin). When change efforts fail, it’s usually the Elephant’s fault, since the kinds of change we want typically involve short-term sacrifices for long-term payoffs.”

Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

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How inculcating GOOD HABITS can help RELAX our BRAIN?

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The insight has been adopted from the following interesting piece of information provided by Chip and Dan Heath in their best selling book named Switch. This illuminates us on the reason why good habits help our brain operate in auto pilot and hence relax more..

“Why are habits so important? They are, in essence, behavioral autopilot. They allow lots of good behaviors to happen without the Rider taking charge. Remember that the Rider’s self-control is exhaustible, so it’s a huge plus if some positive things can happen “free” on autopilot.”

Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

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This is WHY your ANALYTICAL arguments CAN’T DRIVE CHANGE..

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The following insight adopted from Chip and Dan Heath’s book Switch illustrates the folly of analytical arguments to convince people to accept CHANGE..

“Trying to fight inertia and indifference with analytical arguments is like tossing a fire extinguisher to someone who’s drowning. The solution doesn’t match the problem.”

Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

This is how a GREAT CHANGE LEADER thinks..

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The following insight on change leadership illuminates us as to why great change leaders bring about significant changes in a seamless manner..

“A good change leader never thinks, “Why are these people acting so badly? They must be bad people.” A change leader thinks, “How can I set up a situation that brings out the good in these people?”

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Are you into CHANGE MANAGEMENT? Be prepared for this SURPRISE..

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The following insight from Chip and Dan Heath’s book Switch illuminates us on a common surprise about CHANGE.

“And that’s the first surprise about change: What looks like a people problem is often a situation problem.”

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Is the FEAR of CHANGE WEARING you DOWN?

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The following insight adopted from Chip and Dan Heath’s book Switch confirms what CHANGE is indeed TAXING to the HUMAN MIND.

“Change is hard because people wear themselves out. And that’s the second surprise about change: What looks like laziness is often exhaustion.”

Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

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Why FAILING EARLY is not at all a BAD IDEA?

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The following insight has been adopted from Chip and Dan Heath’s best selling book Switch.

“Failing is often the best way to learn, and because of that, early failure is a kind of necessary investment.”

Switch – Chip & Dan Heath

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Does COMMON SENSE have a role to play in PROBLEM SOLVING?

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The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch

What’s working, and how can we do more of it?” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, in the real world, this obvious question is almost never asked. Instead, the question we ask is more problem focused: “What’s broken, and how do we fix it?”

What goes into the making of a GREAT CHANGE LEADER?

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The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch

A good change leader never thinks, “Why are these people acting so badly? They must be bad people.” A change leader thinks, “How can I set up a situation that brings out the good in these people?”

Do you want to MOTIVATE your employees to ACT in the right manner?

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The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Chip Heath’s book Switch..

One way to motivate action, then, is to make people feel as though they’re already closer to the finish line than they might have thought.”