The Do's and Don'ts of Change Management with April Callis-Birchmeier

August 25, 2022

Listen in for tips on effectively framing change management by creating a narrative that shows why specific organizational initiatives are needed.
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Change is never easy, and when it comes to large corporate initiatives, it can often lead to panic. Tune in as April Callis-Birchmeier and host Shari Simpson discuss the importance of change management communications for stakeholders. Together they will explore best practices for implementing organizational transformations and changes.

April is a nationally known organizational change management expert and has implemented change for dozens of clients, including many health care organizations. April is the leader of Springboard Consulting, one of the "First 100" Certified Change Management Professionals (CCMP™), an author of The Standard for Change Management, and a recognized thought leader “Igniter” for the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP). She’s also a Project Management Professional, winner of the Top Trainer Throwdown Past President of the Michigan National Speakers Association and President of the Michigan Chapter of ACMP.

April believes that no one should have to suffer through an unorganized, poorly managed change and the resulting negativity. She’s frequently quoted by the Associated Press, The New York Times and other international media outlets.

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Shari Simpson

Senior Manager Thought Leadership

April Callis Birchmeier

Owner of Springboard Consulting, Author and Keynote Speaker
Springboard Consulting

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