With Rick Maurer
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Rick Maurer works with organization leaders and
their teams to implement change while paying attention to people. He offers powerful tools
to handle change effectively. His books, Beyond the Wall of Resistance , Caught in the Middle, and The Feedback Toolkit,
offer practical tools that enable people to improve management practices.
Rick is an experienced and powerful speaker on the topic
of change, bringing warmth, humor and unique experience to each audience he addresses.
Those in attendance leave his presentation with increased energy and new ideas for
implementing change and handling resistance.
Ricks sessions can be informal
one-on-one sessions with the leaders team, coffee cup in hand, talking
about ways to build support for change
or they can be specific
such as his one-day session Building Support for Change to help the
executive or departmental team build the capacity for change in their organization
or his one-day session for Getting
Back on Track, a workshop that helps the team look at what's not
working and develop strategies to get back on track.
If your organization is dealing with
change, these sessions will add real value to your leadership training or
Rick also offers a full range of management and
staff development opportunities on topics such as leadership, teamwork, feedback and
information, e-mail us
or call 888.358.1961
have said about Ricks work:
not only a dynamic speaker who clearly motivated your audience but more importantly, your
message was relevant, stimulating and positive.
Education Events, Association for Quality and Participation
material was excellent, but frankly, anyone can get excellent material its how that
material is handled that makes or breaks a program, and you handled it in an exemplary
James A. Pugh
Executive Director, Treasury Executive Institute
ability to bring all the theory and conceptual thinking down to understandable, practical
everyday application was extraordinary.
James F. Hunt
Chief Operating Officer, Adcom Communications, Inc.
Maurers tools for examining resistance and change helped me pinpoint where we were
likely to run into major resistance. And, most importantly, it helped me see alternatives
that would increase the odds that people would accept our changes.
VP Human Resources, Hunter Lab
has the ability to bring a refreshing new perspective when we seem the most stuck.
CEO,Central Virginia Health Network
have the tools we need to embrace resistance and gain support for change.
James P. Keenan
Chief, Labor Relations Group, U.S. Department of Education
Books by Rick Maurer:
Beyond the Wall of Resistance: Unconventional Strategies That Build Support
by Rick Maurer
Change dominates today's business
landscape. Beyond the Wall of Resistance shows frustrated managers at all levels how to
transform the power of resistance into a positive force. Full of practical strategies and
tools for immediate application.
"A unique achievement!
Resistance to change is treated with the respect it deserves-and Rick Maurer reveals the
great power and leverage that come from embracing resistance. A welcome and important
contribution to our understanding of the process of renewal."
Chairman and CEO,
Tom Peters Group/Learning Systems
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Caught in the Middle: A Leadership Guide for
Partnership in the Workplace. by Rick Maurer
Caught in the Middle is a guidebook for managers that
includes ways to increase commitment to quality and service.
"...provides an excellent
departure point for those managers stranded somewhere between old responsibilities and
their new roles."
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Feedback Toolkit: 16 Tools for Better
Communication in the Workplace. by Rick Maurer
Feedback Toolkit is a practical book that shows the reader
how to give and receive feedback effectively.
"Feedback Toolkit . . . an
excellent and pragmatic resource for bringing honest, helpful information to all types of
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