Change: How to Turn Uncertainty Into Opportunity

  • 5h 46m 9s
  • Andy Cindrich, Christi Phillips, Curtis Bateman, Marche Pleshette
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

In this guide to navigating the change management process, four FranklinCovey colleagues offer invaluable advice on how to not only accept, but own change, inside and outside of the work office.

Listen to inspiring stories from key FranklinCovey team members. Enjoy personal and historical anecdotes, coupled with complementary advice on change management from Bateman, Phillips, Pleshette, and Cindrich.

Discover why you should not fear change. As the authors explain in the very first chapter, humans have been fearing and resisting change for a long time. But is there an alternative to this fear and aversion? Yes—you can either get owned by change or decide to own change yourself. Learn how to do just that with tips and advice for every individual, including the manager, the entrepreneur, the employee, or just the average person who fears getting derailed by change.

Learn how to implement "The Change Paradox" mentality into your everyday life. In the second half of the book, find a "Change Model" with five Change Paradoxes. Each paradox will not only teach you why avoiding and fearing change is counterintuitive, but will also show you how to implement this newfound advice into your life.

About the Author

With over 25 years experience in the training industry, Curtis is an internationally recognised presenter, content developer, change consultant, business, leader, and coach.

His passion for enabling organisations "at change" was established early on, resulting in him co-creating a number of transformative, industry-leading solutions, such as Change Element, Leaders@Change, Managing Millenials, Millenials@Work and the Change Practictioner.

Curtis's career has taken him all over the world, engagin in high-impact work with global accounts such as Disney, Etisalat in UAE, and Bloomberg, to today overseeing the success of FranklinCovey's entire international division.

This experience across continents is invaluable to his ability to connect with individuals, informing a thoughtful, intentional, and inclusive appraoch to delivery that empowers others to bring their best, whatever their geography or industry.

Marché Pleshette is a skilled leadership coach who has been a FranklinCovey consultant for 15 years. She loves the opportunity to live her personal mission of encouraging and empowering people to actualize their greatest potential. Before coming to FranklinCovey, she worked for a major health system in Atlanta as a manager of employee retention. Marché is often told that her style of delivery takes what participants thought would feel mechanical, and makes it easier to understand and execute in the real world. She holds a B.A. in mass communications with a journalism focus, is certified through the International Coach Federation, and has been trained through the Hudson Institute of Coaching in Santa Barbara.

Andy Cindrich began his work with FranklinCovey in 1999. He loves his job because the work FranklinCovey does aligns with his personal mission statement to help teams and individuals win. Andy’s experience owning and operating a successful business allows him to customize each client intervention. He has worked with clients to drive results in every imaginable area from safety, to improved sales, to unprecedented improvements in employee engagement, to dramatic decreases in cycle time, to 9-figure cost savings in as little as 5 months.

Andy has worked with a variety of industries including software, insurance, hospitality, banking, construction, healthcare, chemical, automobile, mortgage, technology, telecom, energy, and pharmaceutical industries, among others. He has also worked with several US government departments and agencies.

He has a master’s in educational leadership, a B.S. in teaching both psychology and history, and a minor in coaching.

Christi Phillips is the Director of Talent Development at FranklinCovey. She brings organizational development, change management, instructional design, facilitation, and coaching skills to the talent management arena and enjoys leading and supporting large-scale learning management projects, processes, and systems implementations. She has a PhD in HR Development from Texas A&M University.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter One - Who Rocked The Boat?
  • Chapter Two - Getting Started
  • Chapter Three - How We Experience Change
  • Chapter Four - The Mindset to Lead Change
  • Chapter Five - The Zone of Status Quo
  • Chapter Six - The Zone of Disruption
  • Chapter Seven - The Point of Decision
  • Chapter Eight - The Zone of Adoption
  • Chapter Nine - The Zone of Innovation
  • Conclusion