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Thu, Oct 3, 2019
Resistance is Inevitable
Great ideas, great people and great projects have fallen victim to resistance to change. Resistance is a natural part of the change process and exists in many forms. Look for these structural and physiological reasons people resist. Fear of the unknown: When a leader announces a change, whether it is a new computer system, moving […]
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Resistance and Resisters
People resist change. When I facilitate a change management training session, no one argues with me on that point. In fact, everyone nods their head in agreement. They create a long list of reasons why people resist change: people like their routines, people aren’t motivated, people aren’t trained. I’ve done this exercise with hundreds of […]
Mon, Jul 15, 2019
Identify Your Triggers to Manage Stress
By Mindy Kantor Founder of Cultivate Insight Partners, LLC I know how my body feels when stress is nearing. My heart starts pounding, my internal antennas are on alert, my teeth clench, and my mind becomes hyper-focused almost causing a self-made headache. As the adrenaline races through my veins, I pause, breathe, and sigh. Then […]
Wed, May 29, 2019
Trying to Change? Develop These Five Character Traits
By Mindy Kantor In a previous blog post, I shared that transformation starts with I. We must we choose to change how we behave and act, if we expect others to follow along. As someone determined to enjoy my own transformational journey instead of being focused on an outcome, I know it’s easier said than […]
Thu, Apr 4, 2019
5 Ways to Feed Your Energy to Cultivate Positivity and Resilience
By Mindy Kantor   For anyone who travels, you know the drill, in case of emergency put your oxygen mask on first before helping others. To cultivate a positive culture in any organization, you need to make sure your mind and body are infused with upbeat thoughts and vigor. Here are five easy ways to […]
Tue, Feb 5, 2019
Transformation Starts With I
By Mindy Kantor Transformation involves planning, designing and realizing a new reality. In organizations, success is determined by reaching a desired goal or target. Often change management programs are planned to help employees navigate, adjust and adapt a new way forward. Used interchangeably here, change or transformation, albeit slightly different in magnitude and scope by […]
Wed, Nov 7, 2018
Successful Change in an Agile Environment
Setting up infrastructure to ensure that change management tools can be optimized for an agile environment is important groundwork for ensuring that changes succeed when iterative agile work begins at full speed. When changes are happening in rapid succession very quickly, it is important to have an infrastructure that allows the team to focus on […]



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