Season 3 Wrap-up: Change Management

It’s the end of Season 3 of the Survive & Thrive podcast, which means it’s time to look back at what we learned. This season was all about change management -- Its role in an organization, why it’s necessary, and the impact it can have when done effectively.

In this episode, host Jennifer Ayres takes a look back through the season at her discussions with guests about change management. From a change management definition and goals to how your people will impact change management processes, it’s an in-depth look at what makes effective change management work.



Change management:

Change management definition (1:18)

Jennifer looks back at her episode with Tammie Pinkston to define change management.

Change management goals (4:06)

When undergoing change as a team and as an organization, it’s important to clearly define your goals and base decisions on how it impacts your goal. This season, Sasha Lund shared her belief that an organization’s success and goals are directly tied to its core values.

Change management processes (5:45)

Humans tend to not like change, even when it’ll help them. Glade Holman and Kevin Campbell shared their own insights on how people drive your change management processes.

Change management tech (8:27)

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier but some are reticent to accept new tech out of fear and misunderstanding. Earlier this season, Grant Riewe talked about how change management technology can help drive a human-centered experience and how the forcing of remote work throughout the pandemic might have impacted people’s perspectives.

Change management people (13:14)

The whole point of change management is helping guide people through changes, making the people themselves one of the most important aspects. Tammie Pinkston and Kevin Campbell each touched on why effective change management and authentic leadership are necessary.

Thriving in change (15:57)

Jennifer has been asking guests the three things leaders and organizations need in order to not just survive, but thrive in change. She shares some of her favorites from this season.