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The Change Designs Blog is a collection of insights, personal stories and real life experiences from people working in organizations. In this blog you will find real life stories depicting magical experiences and struggles, where the truth is richer, stranger and more practical than any theory or model. If you've ever wanted to read the diary of a leader, strategist, change agent, consultant, facilitator or a coach, or you are grappling with problems at work, then you will enjoy reading this practical blog.

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Motivational thoughts

Ruth Tearle - Thursday, May 18, 2017

This post describes a different way of thinking about motivation. Our motivation is determined more by how we think, than by the circumstances we find ourselves in. Read more


How to take back my power.

Ruth Tearle - Monday, September 05, 2016

A letter from my better self to my un-empowered self. Read more


When life gets tough, change your focus.

Ruth Tearle - Monday, February 09, 2015

Sometimes life is tough. External forces over which we have no control, seem to dominate our lives. We get fixated on them.  Read more


The meaning of wonder. By Shui-lyn White.

Ruth Tearle - Thursday, November 08, 2012

I was brought up to have meaning. My life had to have meaning, and my first duty was to discover this meaning. My Western upbringing demanded this. Who are you? Why are you here? Those were the questions of meaning I was duty bound to set off to answer. Assuredly, any failure to discover the meaning of my life, would be a tragedy beyond measure.  Read more


Celebrating Failure. By Colette Symanowitz

Ruth Tearle - Monday, October 29, 2012

This article also appeared in Finweek Magazine in their 6-Sep-2012 issue. Read more


Creating magical moments in a team

Ruth Tearle - Friday, October 19, 2012

As a facilitator or leader, how often do you get to experience a 'magical moment' with your team? And what do you do, to create a space that encourages magical moments in your meetings, events or workshops? Read more


The beginning of transformation. By Susan Ksiezopolski

Ruth Tearle - Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The early years of my career were spent implementing information technology projects that enhance or streamline business processes. The later years have been spent on building organizational capacity for project management and business transformation.  My career has been fulfilling, rewarding and challenging. It has turned out far better than I could have ever possibly dreamed of, providing me with growth and learning beyond measure.  Read more


"I have a dream" - Develop an inspiring vision.

Ruth Tearle - Thursday, March 29, 2012

When last in your career, did you 'have a dream?' When last did you feel the magic dust of inspiration spread across a room? Sometimes all it takes to energize a group and solve a difficult problem, is to copy a master.  Read more


Who has inspired you?

Ruth Tearle - Friday, March 23, 2012

I recently participated in a discussion entitled "What is the best advice you ever got?" I started thinking of all the people who had inspired me in my life and my career. Each of them had something to say, that got me thinking differently about problems, challenges and what works in life.  Read more


A Magical moment experience

Ruth Tearle - Friday, January 27, 2012

During a magical moment our energy is connected to:  Read more

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