Inside Change on WVTL

Inside Change on WVTL

Bob Cudmore of WVTL, Amsterdam, NY, interviews Joshua Freedman about the new book, INSIDE CHANGE, how change works — and how emotion can make or break change efforts.  Topics include why 70% of change fails, how politicians have used the power of emotion to...

Inside Change on WILY

Six Seconds’ COO Joshua Freedman, coauthor of the new book INSIDE CHANGE, was interviewed today on WILY (Illinois) by Tootie Cooksie for the show, Hotline.  The 30-min podcast is available here:...
New Book: Inside Change

New Book: Inside Change

Organizations Change Starting with People. People Change Starting with Emotions. This book shows you why… and how. “INSIDE CHANGE provides a powerful and whole-minded approach to organizational transformation. Blending cutting-edge neuroscience with...
Looking Thinner… Feeling Fatter

Looking Thinner… Feeling Fatter

After years of “sort of trying,” I’m almost entirely thrilled to have lost 30 pounds (the “secret” is about love and joy, not suffering, but that’s another article), but there are three big downsides: 1. People don’t know what...
Overheard: Dating with Complexity

Overheard: Dating with Complexity

Max and I were at the sushi bar this evening and I indulged in my “restaurant vice” of listening to the conversations around us. There was a guy about my age who seems to work in construction or trucking; he was talking with his buddy about the woman...

Connecting Across a Generation Gap

Talking to lovely grandparents, they were asking if I thought it strange how teens are so public, for example posting comments about crude behavior….  On the one hand I do find it strange.  Looking @ what videos are popular on myspace — why would someone...

2010 – a year of change – no, really!

So, I know you’ve probably heard it everywhere in the last few days. I have too. What will we do differently this year? Now, I’m not usually one for New Years resolutions, mostly because I feel like I make changes in my life when they’re necessary...

Changing How We Work

Yesterday I came across a common situation at work and was frustrated mostly by how simple it seemed to make a change. A colleague finds himself feeling stuck, caught in a position between a demanding and sometimes irrational boss and a team that is dissatisfied and...
What is your work?

What is your work?

I was consulting with a client recently about his work and the changes he’d like to implement in his healthcare services business.  He’s facing two changes: shifting from being a professional to being a manager & leader — instead of doing his...

The Memory of Pain

Tidbit from my physical therapist:  When you’ve experienced a lot of pain, for example from a ruptured tendon, when you go to try to use that muscle again your brain says, “NO!”  Not because it hurts now, but because your brain “knows”...