BENEFITS OF BEING A CHANGE DESIGNS MEMBER
Use the Change Designs member zone to help you achieve results fast - where ever you are. With a Change Designs membership, and access to the Internet, you get instant access to a range of expert systems, dashboards, tools and applied know how, and online coaching.
Expert systems, tools & applied knowledge you can access anytime, anywhere.
Save yourself months of work. Save yourself expensive consulting fees.
We have spent months designing expert intelligence systems, online dashboards, slide presentations, concept documents, diagnostic tools, cloud based analytical and planning tools, role descriptions, job profiles and many other tools and guides. You can view the range of support we offer to our members in Member Tools, Guides and Articles or in each of the ME, MY TEAM, and MY ORGANIZATION pages.
- Use our expert artificial intelligence tools to help you diagnose a situation and determine the best solution.
- Use our online dashboards to help you to measure, evaluate and improve your performance.
- Get access to the designs and methods used by a professional consultant.
- Use our cloud based tools not only to guide you in solving business and personal problems, but also to store your goals on our secure server in the cloud. Then access your data on your smart phone, tablet or computer, whenever you need it.
Your own personal pinboard.
Have you ever struggled to find the tool or answer you need that you saved somewhere on your computer?
- With your personal pinboard, you can keep your favorite articles, cloud tools, blog posts, and Ask the Coach items in one place.
- To pin an item, simply log in as a member. Then whenever you read an article or blog that you like, click the at the end of the article.
- If you are logged in as a member, this article, blog post or response from the Online coach, will be added to your personal pinboard.
- You can access your private pinboard using any device - a smart phone, tablet, work computer or home computer.
Have you ever felt stuck? Perhaps you just needed someone to bounce an idea off. Or to give you a different perspective on a problem. But it takes money, effort and commitment to hire a professional coach or consultant. Especially when all you need is a quick answer to a quick question. This is where online coaching is so useful. Ask you question online, and read a considered response from an experienced consultant and coach - online, when it suits you.
You can also view the questions posed by other members, and the coach's responses to them.
Included in your membership is free Online coaching.
Share documents easily.
Save documents you may want to share while away from your computer, in the cloud on the Change Designs server.
- You can access your documents anytime, from any of your devices (laptop, computer, tablet or smart phone.)
- There is no set up required. No fiddling with downloading apps onto all your devices. No complex learning. All you need to do is log into your member account. Then click upload document and choose the file you want to upload.
- You can easily search for your documents via keyword or project.
This is ideal for anyone who travels frequently and doesn't always have their computers with them. e.g. Leaders, consultants, facilitators and sales people.
Now you can store in the cloud:
- Documents that you need to refer to over and over again. e.g. sales documents, catalogs, pricing documents, project plans, performance objectives, budgets, standard presentations, the company's vision and values...
- Documents you often need to email to others while on the move. For example resumes, company profiles, company details...
- Documents you may need for a specific trip such as maps to a venue, presentation slides, a document custom designed for a specific client or situation.
It is easy to upload a document from your computer. Simply choose the file you want to upload. You can assign it a name or project, or jot down some notes. Then click 'upload document.'
Remember: Do not store sensitive or confidential documents in the cloud. Only store documents that you want to share a link to with others.
To access your document via your cell phone or tablet, go to our website, sign is as a member, and you will see all your uploaded documents on your Share Docs page. You can also use the search facility on the page.
Should you want to email others a link to your document, you can do that easily via your cell phone, iPad or computer.
Be part of a centre of excellence.
The center of excellence network is an online forum for Change Designs members. In a series of discussion groups you can share best practices, success stories, tip & tricks and problems & solutions with one another. Use this forum to network with other members around the world.
Who are Change Designs members?
Our members include:
- CEO's and executive leaders.
- Heads of change management, strategic planning, Innovation, HR, Employee Engagement, or Learning & Development.
- Project managers.
- Change managers.
- Middle managers and team leaders.
- Coaches, consultants and facilitators who use us as their strategic partner.
- Change agents and innovation champions
- Graduates of leadership training programmes.
- Lecturers at business schools and trainers on leadership development programmes include membership as a way of providing ongoing practical support to delegates on their programmes.
How to sign up.
Go to our easy to use and secure shopping cart. Choose the member subscriptions catalogue and choose between a 1 month, 4 month, 8 month and 12 months membership. A user name and password will be e-mailed to you. Use the login button at the top right to login.
How to use the member zone.
Once you've logged in:
- You can access any member tool via the ME, MY TEAM or MY ORGANISATION pages or via the Member Tools, Guides & Articles button under the MEMBER menu.
- A member portal menu button will appear at the top of your screen. You can use this to :
- Access your personal pinboard.
- Search the pinboard showing all the expert systems, dashboards, tools and guides in the member zone.
- Upload documents to our cloud server, or share and access them on other devices.
- Ask the Online coach a question and see her answer.
- Participate in the centre of excellence discussion groups and network with other Change Designs members world wide.
- Update your personal details.
"I have found that my Change Designs membership provides me the opportunity for immediate access to an attentive and skilled online coach that has already paid for itself. With access to relevant articles, proven methods from a variety of businesses and personalized attention, I have a wealth of information and interaction at my fingertips from any location at a time that is convenient to me. Having the ability to ask important questions regarding my own environment and business culture and to receive detailed, qualified, valuable answers that I can access at any time continues to prove vital to my success in developing new programs. The continued dialog and interaction continue to assist me in developing a Center for Excellence with key metrics for development, stability and growth" Andrew Lederer: VP, Corporate Development and Training Manager at Kennebunk Savings Bank. USA
"Change Design is very helpul and practical, it has given me the platform to raise issues that one come across in our work environment. Having easy access to a coach is a bonus. There are times when you have tried everything and nothing seem to work. The coach gives you different perspective and whats more, they respond quickly. I'm also enjoying reading the Change Designs articles. I would definitely recommend it to my fellow colleagues." Lerato Kobo Gauteng Government. South Africa.
Be brilliantly successful.
To be successful in anything complex, you need to practice
10 000 hours. That translates into 4 hours a day for 10 years.
Source: Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers: The Story of Success.
In his research on what makes geniuses, Malcolm Gladwell discovered that successful people, whether they were musicians, business leaders, sportsmen, nuclear physicists, or Olympic champions all had one thing in common. Their success followed years of hard work and practice. Over 10 000 hours of practice!
We, at Change Designs have spent over 20 years, 8 hours a day, practicing. We have worked in many different industries, in many cultures and many countries, working inside organizations and consulting externally in strategic planning, strategic implementation, values and culture, innovation, change management, employee engagement, and empowerment. As entrepreneurs, we have built a successful business from scratch that is over 20 years old.
We have done the 40 000 hours of practice. You can use this expertise in minutes.
Our 40 000 hours of experience is combined with the many many hours of work we have spent in perfecting our tools, articles and know how.
Leverage off our hard work and experience and simplify your working life.