Rule #7 – Overcome the Resistance to Change

In this episode we discuss: 

  • My personal experience dealing with the resistance to change due to an overwhelming feeling of shame and embarrassment.
  • A key component of disruptive, transformative leadership is being able to redefine and reframe failure. 
  • How we set goals and reward their attainment directly impacts change capacity. Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) are a powerful way to set audacious goals with the full knowledge that you won’t hit them. And that’s OK!
  • People resist change because they don’t know how to deal with uncertainty.
  • Using scenarios can be a very helpful tool in dealing with uncertainty and providing clarity on the most important things to be done. 
  • As a transformative leader, address the fear of uncertainty by anticipating the emotions of change, and erecting trust “scaffolding” to hold space for people. 

Additional Resources 

  • My website:
  • Learn more about OKRS and how they create alignment around strategic initiatives.

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