Rick Maurer is an advisor to leaders on building support for change. And he is a speaker and author of Beyond the Wall of Resistance. His opinion has been sought by The Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, CNBC, and many other media outlets.
Change without Migraines™
Building Commitment and Engagement without Headaches and Costly Resistance
Watch Rick in Action
How to Melt Away Resistance in 20 Minutes for 99 cents
Here’s how a leader found out why people were resisting, and in a single meeting, began to turn that energy into support.
Why Marco Polo Just Might Save Your Company
Here is a fascinating alternative to the typical top-down approach to large organizational change.
Why Don’t People #$%^ Get It?
Most leaders have asked versions of that question. I explain why people don’t get it – how to fix it - and what you can do to avoid that challenge.
Stop Selling Change and Start Building Continuous Change Readiness
Trying to sell change without sufficient trust is an open-invitation for resistance. It can cost many hundreds of thousands of dollars (or a lot more!) in lost opportunity, poor performance, turnover, errors, and growing cynicism. Here is an alternative.
Ideas for Meeting Planners
How to Give Presentations that Stir Curiosity, Change Opinions and Influence Behavior
If people aren’t engaged during an event and taking action after, then it has been a waste of everyone’s time. Here are strategies that work very well.
How to Make Your Next Event the “Poster Child” of Successful Events
There are three things that you can do to make an event a talked about, unforgettable success. It is really easy to inadvertently miss two of them.
Breakout Sessions and Roundtable Discussions
Strategic Work Sessions
All of Rick’s programs are developed in partnership with his clients. He digs deep to find out what is truly important for each audience. He then works closely with the planning group to ensure that the program meets their needs. His planning doesn’t end until he hears the planners say, “That’s exactly what we need.”
Rick has designed and delivered tailored programs in leading organizations such as: