Lead Change for a World of Change

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Powerful relationships create meaningful change.

We support you to amplify the power of relationship—with yourself, others, and the world—to lead organizational and social change!

Novalda is a change leadership coaching and consulting services company.

We specialize in working with brink leaders—the pioneers, leapers, influencers and bridge -builders of this world—to develop change leadership capability for organizational transformation and social innovation.

 

What is change leadership?

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Leaders

We partner with leaders who are at the forefront of leading cultural transformations in organizations and social systems. Amplify your power to lead change. Develop your change leadership capability with our online signature program and customized leadership coaching programs.

Organizations

We work with responsive, innovative organizations who are leading structural & cultural changes to transform the way you do business in the world. Emerge the change leadership capability of your organization with our online signature program & one-on-one and team coaching.

Social Systems

We support social change networks who are tapping into their collective voice and emerging social transformation. Amplify your collective power to lead change. Develop your change leadership capability with our online signature program and customized leadership coaching programs.

We’re a Collaborative Team of Coaches.

We co-create an atmosphere of courage and commitment, connection and collaboration, and curiosity and creativity from which powerfully responsible and accountable relationships emerge.

Kerry Woodcock

Kerry Woodcock

Principal, Change Leadership Coach

 

Lucy Shenouda

Lucy Shenouda

Leadership Coach

 

Sherry Matheson

Sherry Matheson

Leadership Coach

 

Stillness at the Centre of Change

Stillness at the Centre of Change

Halcyon days of stillness are approaching. At the time of the Winter Solstice, the halcyon, a mythical bird, was said by the ancient writers to charm the wind and waves to calm. For thousands of years people have paused to celebrate the solstice, which literally means...

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Courage on the Brink

“Out on the edge, you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the centre.” • Kurt Vonnegut   Are you ready to be uncomfortable? As change leaders, we are after all in the business of challenging the status quo. Yes to discomfort? You’re up for that? Then let’s...

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Bridging Differences | Tips for Travelling to Diverse Worlds

“The real voyage of discovery lies not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” • Marcel Proust   For four magical years, I lived in a mud hut in Tanzania, working with a non-governmental organization on changing roles in forest management. Surrounded by the...

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Power Plays and Politics in Leading Change

“Power is more than an objective assignment of position, or the possession of status ... Power is a state of mind.” • Julie Diamond   “I’m tired of all the power plays,” I hear myself say. It’s an odd sentiment for a systems coach to express. By definition, my work is...

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From Managing Change to Leading Change

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” • Albert Einstein   You have a brilliant idea to progress your organization, yet you hesitate to bring it forward. When you tried to manage change in...

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Courage | A Magic Carpet to Change

Courage is essential to change leadership. It's a magic carpet that can carry us over the edge of change.   Finding the courage to pursue your dreams by speaking them out loud takes time and practice, but it is a skill worth nurturing.  I grew up in a small market...

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Leading Innovation with the Growth Mindset

"This is a time of tremendous change where, like it or not, you’re going to have periods of confusion. Like it or not, you’re going to turn into a novice over and over again.” • Carol Dweck   Ninety minutes into a workshop about leading change effectively, the...

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Here Be Dragons | Revealing hidden obstacles to change

As I stand at the heart of confused and disorganized change, turbulence swirls around me and through those closest to me. From this vantage point in the eye of the storm, I see the reactivity created by controlling and compliant behaviors. A tendency toward control in...

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Trusting the Tension of Creative Change

“The thing about human beings is that we are more than one thing. We are multiple selves …. You can’t be one thing without being, in some ways, the other thing. It’s about how to reconcile, how to be tolerant of all the possibilities.”• Ali Smith In her prize-winning...

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Change Resistance – The Watchdog of Change

Believe it or not, standing firm against change can be valuable to a change initiative. Resistance to change can come from deep within. In Michael Crummey’s novel Sweetland, a contemporary Newfoundland community explores the possibility of being resettled....

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