Overcoming Resistance with Rick Maurer

It is a part of human and business life that we will experience resistance to our ideas and initiatives and the more we put ourselves out there the more resistance we may encounter. So have you considered that there are effective strategies to understand resistance and avoid it before it even occurs?

According to my guest Rick Maurer understanding how to break through resistance is key to turning skepticism and opposition into support for new initiatives.

Rick works closely with clients to develop change strategies that will work in their unique organizations. Some of the organizations he has worked with include Lockheed Martin, Deloitte, National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency, Verizon, Charles Schwab, The Washington Post, NASA, Tulane University Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, and many government agencies in the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, and Russia.

Join us we learn how to become highly effective at dealing with resistance whilst discussing Rick’s latest book, Seizing Moments of Possibility: Ways to Trigger Energy and Forward Momentum on Your Ideas and Plans.

This episode will be airing live on 10th December 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Rick Maurer:

Rick Maurer provides leaders who want to lead change the expertise to help them identify even deeply hidden resistance and turn that opposition into support. Rick’s approach to leading change is unique. He focuses on two fundamental questions: Why do people support us? Why do people resist us or our ideas? Understanding how to break through resistance is key to turning skepticism and opposition into support for new initiatives. If leaders understand resistance they can often avoid it before it occurs – or get things back on track when a change is about to derail. Rick works closely with clients to develop change strategies that will work in their unique organizations. Some of the organizations he has worked with include Lockheed Martin, Deloitte, National GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency, Verizon, Charles Schwab, The Washington Post, NASA, Tulane University Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, and many government agencies in the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, and Russia. With an approach that is practical as well as easy-to-lean and apply, Rick can help business leaders around the world build strong support, energy, and forward momentum for their ideas and plans. His latest book, Seizing Moments of Possibility: Ways to Trigger Energy and Forward Momentum on Your Ideas and Plans, will be available for free on his website in May 2021.

This episode will be airing live on 10th December 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper is a business elevation strategist, executive coach, mentor and facilitator who transforms the performance of leaders, teams and builds highly engaged workforces. He is renowned for his deep presence, experience around people and culture. facilitation of transformational conversations and extensive global network.

Chris has hosted the weekly ‘Business Elevation Show’ for 10 years and is frequently interviewed across a variety of media. A fellow of the Professional Speaking Association (UK) he speaks on topics such as ‘Elevating Leadership’, ‘Engagement’, and his co-authored book  ‘The Power to Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It or Not) published by Perigee (Penguin Random House (New York)). Chris previously held a variety of senior leadership roles at Punch, United Biscuits and Mars Inc and sold his share of a successful consultancy practice.

His latest venture ‘The Elevation Collective’ is an exclusive network for international change makers. Chris lives with his wife and two teenage boys in Leicestershire, England.

This episode will be airing live on 10th December 2021 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


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