Much of the literature on change is very deterministic, according to Esther Derby, which completely disregards the fundamental tenet that humans, being creatures of evolution, are designed to change. Change is often much slower than hoped for, and more painful than anticipated. After years of work and research, Esther has distilled her experiences into principles for successful transformation into Six Rules for Change. These principles address both the complexity of the organization and the complexity of the human experience of change. They provide a set of touch-points to guide Change Artists as they support and enable change in their organizations.
Esther also dives into another talk she gave at Agile2015, Coaching Flow: Moving Past Resistance. “People,” Esther says, “don’t resist change; they resist coercion.” Watch now to learn more!