My good friend David Winkelman has been working on his new book “Embracing Change from the Inside Out” for last year.  It is a pleasure for me to finally be announcing the book’s release.

In my interview with David we speak about about what he refers to as the “Game Changers” as it relates to “Embracing Change“.

Those game changers start with clarity.  This is the lens that you see the world from, your perspective.  You can either be positive or negative, but when is comes to change the more positive you are the easier it will be to embrace change.

The second of the game changers is connection. This is all about your relationships.  How you are supported by the people around to to embrace change can make a significant difference in your ability to change.

The next game changer are the conditions.  As David states this is a broad category.  This can mean the structure or system that is helping to support the change process, without a structure and system your efforts to change become very challenging at best.

The fourth game changer is motivation.  How motivated are you to change, and what truly motivates and drives you to make change?  Sometimes what we think motivates us to change is really not the motivator.  Identifying your motivators are important for if you can fulfill your internal psychological reason for change you have a better opportunity to succeed.  David speak with us about pattern recognition which is the process whereby we can more easily identify the reasons behind our motivations.

The last game changer is action.  What are the meaningful and effective actions that we can take to make the desired change in our lives.

Everyone reading and listening to this podcast has been faced with some type of change.  We uproot and move, we marry, we divorce, we start up and grow businesses and the list just goes on and on.  The key to all of the change we face is to understand the steps that we move through in the change process and learn how to embrace the process.

I hope you enjoy this wonderful interview with my good friend and author David Winkelman.  If you want more information about David please click here to be directed to his website.

 

Change is everywhere, change is the only constant and it certainly is not going away.  What do we do, how do we manage change?  You and your fellow workers learn how to live with it, cope and make it your ally.

As the author Moe Glenner states in his new book “Plus Change-Genesis of Innovation” “Since life will frequently take us to the intersection of creativity, change and innovation, how do we successfully navigate the junction?  Now, that is the question of the millennial?

In Moe’s book “Plus Change” he navigates us through the elements of change and unlocks the secrets to turning that change into growth, potential and profits.  Moe has what he refers to as the “Nifty-Nine Principles to the creative process.  These principles are wonderful ways to move change into creativity, and they are 1) Release the endorphins 2) Separate idea generation from idea evaluation 3) Always test assumptions 4) Avoid patterned thinking 5) Create new perspectives 6) Minimize negative thinking 7) Take (prudent) risks 8) Get lost! 9) Turn Out the lights.

If you want to get more context regarding these principles click on this Youtube interview that Moe did about the book.  It provides the viewer with an overview of the book and its contents as well as more insight into the principles.  I hope you enjoy this interview with author Moe Glenner, please visit his website by clicking here.

 

Our world is moving a very rapid pace, at least that what is seems like to me.  If you have these same feelings and are wondering if your current career is not as fulfilling as it once was then you might want to pay attention to my interview with author Dorie Clark.  Dorie has authored a new book entitled ” Reinventing You-Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future.”

In my interview with Dorie we discuss not only the “how” of reinventing yourself, but also the “why” you would consider reinvention.  To succeed in today’s competitive job market and build a career that leverages your unique passions and talents, it’s almost certain that at some point you’ll need to reinvent yourself professionally.

Dorie recommends conducting 360 degree interviews, holding focus groups with friends and colleagues, examine your online presence–these ideas are just a few of the simple things one can consider in the reinvention process.   She discusses with me blogging on Linkedin, taking on leadership roles, and to do something she refers to as the “wingman strategy”,  having someone else spread the good  word about your skills and talents.

Dorie new book is filled with ideas, strategies and methods of reinventing to make yourself more marketable.  If you are considering a new career or just wanting to break free and start your own business I would highly recommend reading Dorie’s new book “Reinventing You“.

To learn more about Dorie and her book click here to be taken to her website, or click here to follow her on Twitter.

I hope you enjoy this interview with author Dorie Clark.