Have you ever set a goal you thought was truly great, only to have it highly resisted when it came time for implementation?
People resist change. What's inside your head ("this will be so much BETTER!") is exactly that: inside your head. People need to see the value. People need to feel the benefits. If they aren't, it could be one of these two mistakes are happening:
1. NOT communicating the value and urgency of your goal, or
2. Setting a goal that HAS no value or urgency
I think you know how to fix whichever it is. Are you getting resistance? That's useful feedback. Fix what needs fixing and the goal will fly!
-- Doug Smith
Shameless Promotion Department
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