Davey says that many teams debate the risks of new strategies, but seldom debate the risks of not changing. Any discussion about change should include the risks of the status quo. via How the Status Quo Hurts Innovation | Inc.com.
“More than 40% of the things we do in a day aren’t really decisions–they’re habits. But changing habits isn’t a matter of “powering through” them. Like a muscle, your willpower gets exhausted throughout a day. As Charles Duhigg details in the now-in-paperback “The Power of Habit,” advances in social science suggest that behavioral change isn’t a result of focusing on the behavior itself. Instead, we need to tinker with the cues and rewards that keep the habit coming. “ http://feeds.inc.com/~r/home/updates/~3/f1rdSy7UgcQ/story01.htm
This is one of my go-to readings for change leadership. Conditions required for cultural/mindset change are: A reason to change The capacity to change (skills and understandings) Reinforcement systems, and Consistent role models Emily Lawson and Colin Price via The psychology of change management | McKinsey & Company.