Why do people struggle with creating the changes they say they want?
With over a decade of work with thousands of clients in the fields of organizational consulting, executive coaching and psychotherapy, author Michael Diettrich-Chastain reveals the seven life dimensions that impact our ability to make professional and personal changes...as well as why we succeed at making certain changes and fail at others.
CHANGES will help you ask the right questions, integrate the various parts of your life experience, and translate understanding into behavior.
After over a decade of work and thousands of clients, author Michael Diettrich-Chastain has uncovered seven key principles that influence the success and failure of change making.
Reduce your stress with actionable strategies that work and accelerate the discovery of what stressors are REALLY affecting your daily life.
Improve your ability to manage fear and increase your motivation while building greater personal and professional discipline.
Uncover which specific aspects of your life (mental, emotional, physical, environmental and more) are helping or hurting your ability to make change.
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CHANGES will help you ask the right questions and get the answers you've been searching for as you strive toward reaching goals, adapting to challenges and managing stress along the way. Get a sneak peek inside the book...
WILLIAM L. SPARKS, PhD Dennis Thompson Chair & Professor, Leadership McColl School of Business, Queens University of Charlotte
"Michael Diettrich-Chastain provides both a concise and compelling "playbook" for managing change in both our personal and professional lives. I highly recommend this book for anyone charged with leading change in an organizational setting, or managing transitions in your personal life. Michael will challenge you to think differently and holistically, while providing the resources necessary to help you effectively manage change."
ALLISON SHER Author of The Millenial's Guide To Changing The World
"Humans are hardwired to evolve. Effectively executing that change, however, requires self-awareness and strategy - two things we aren't born with when we enter this world. Michael's book will provide you with a whole tool box of exercises and concepts to help you get from point A to point B, while enjoying the process."
ARIEL GARTEN Founder & CEO of Interaxon
"CHANGES is a great exploration of how the various parts of our life really impact our ability to be successful in any professional or personal role we have. The author clearly outlines seven dimensions of our lived experience that are so influential on our ability to create positive change. This is a great resource for individuals and organizations alike!"
MEREDITH ELLIOT POWELL Business Growth Expert and Keynote Speaker
"Michael has written the book every professional needs for today's constantly shifting marketplace. I love this book - it is not a one time read. This is the type of book you read, you reread and then you keep on your desk as your guide to mastering change."
BILL TREASURER Bestselling Author of Courage Goes To Work
"The more things stay the same, the more they don’t! Everything is in a constant state of change…including YOU. Which is what makes this book so valuable. Drawing on his deep coaching and consulting experience, Michael Diettrich-Chastain provides insights, tools, and tips that are eminently effective and transformational."
BRIAN BIRO America's Breakthrough Coach, author of Beyond Success and There Are No Overachievers
"The quality of the questions we ask ourselves determines the quality of our lives! Michael Diettrich-Chastain masterfully guides us to three simple, brilliant questions that have the power to direct us to reduce stress, ignite momentum, and constantly keep us on track as change-thrivers!"
GREGG LEVOY author of Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life and Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion
"Michael Diettrich-Chastain’s thorough and thoughtful book is a paean to the power—the imperative—of self-reflection in the work of creating positive change, both professionally and personally. He lucidly deconstructs the process of self-inquiry into its component parts, making it tangible and user-friendly. In his capable hands, the search for self-knowledge is not some mysterious algorithm but a profoundly practical and reachabl goal."
MATT MOSELEY Communication strategist, author of Dear Dr. Thompson: Felony Murder and the Last Gonzo Campaign, and world record holder open water swimmer
"Like a skillful mapmaker, Michael lays out a clarion path for the reader to chart their own journey for change in however they need it--and we all need it.. Equally applicable in life, love and career. CHANGES is a robust and useful guide and am important contribution to the field. A book of beauty and wisdom."
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