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President’s Message: Every day, hundreds of businesses meet about change. The discussion might be about change in personnel, change in procedure, change in company structure or maybe even a change in employment status. Joel Zeff gives tips for managing change in our personal lives and in the work place. Often change is lead by company change leaders. Occasionally, change programs fail.  Read Mike Hourigan’s article about change and how to keep that type of failure from permeating your organization. The biggest change in our society is the fact that 80% of the growth in our population is taking place in people over 50. Read Ken Dychtwald’s article about the Baby Boomers and how they are changing our financial, medical and retail industries. We must change to make things better, to improve our way of life and to learn. Read on to learn how to embrace change within your organization! Andrea H. Gold President, Gold Stars Speakers Bureau®  
Don’t Get “Slimed” by Improper Change Management Practices by: Mike Hourigan The theme song from the blockbuster movie, Ghostbusters, had a recurring refrain, “I ain’t afraid of no ghosts.” Bill Murray and the rest of the Ghostbusters were not afraid of the ghosts, but they were terrified of what the ghosts could do to them, the ghosts could slime them. When it comes to change management, the same premise is true...
Seven ideas to Manage Change by: Joel Zeff My client conference calls always start the same. Everyone awkwardly says hello and then we wait in silence for the last person to jump on the call. The same conversation starts minutes later. “We are dealing with a lot of change,” someone says. “Change is very difficult for everyone right now,” another very important manager adds...
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May 2012
Quote of the Month  If you donít like something, change it. If you canít change it, change your attitude. -   Maya Angelou
The Prophet of the Coming Aging Boom by: Ken Dychtwald For three decades Ken Dychtwald has been proclaiming that a demographic tidal wave is approaching America. He calls it the Age Wave, which is also the name of his Emeryville, Calif. consultancy and a book he co-wrote back in 1989. Learn to ride it, he tells businesses, or you will be crushed and drowned. Now that the wave is beginning to hit full force, more and more businesses are listening...
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