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Understanding & Developing Change Readiness

Lancaster Country Club, 1466 New Holland Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601 United States

This session will be an interactive presentation style format where participants will be engaged in discussing concepts regarding change and the paradox of change to aid participants in learning to frame thinking more effectively and openly about change.

The challenges of change, resistance drivers and methods of resistance individuals employ when faced with change will be examined. The 7 traits of change readiness as identified by researchers and authors, Robert Kriegel and David Brandt will be introduced and methods to enhance the ability to be and become more change ready will be presented.

During this session you will:

• Recognize individual change resistance factors and behaviors
• Identify the 7 traits of change readiness and implement 7 methods to becoming more change ready
• Link individual change readiness levels of performance to managing organizational change and transition effectively


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This seminar is eligible for SHRM and HRCI credits which will be sent after attendance is verified. 


Tuesday, May 10
8:00 am - 10:00 am


Lancaster Country Club
1466 New Holland Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601 United States
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About the Speaker

  • Laura Schanz

    Senior Consultant, Laura Schanz Consulting Associates, LLC

    Effective September 1, 2016 Laura relaunched her solo consulting practice as a Senior Consultant. Laura Schanz Consulting Associates, LLC provides Values Driven Solutions in the areas of Consulting, Coaching and Communication to businesses and not for profit organizations throughout Central and Eastern Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland. Laura began her professional life in the Property and Casualty Industry and maintains her Pennsylvania Property and Casualty Insurance Broker license. Prior to relaunching her own firm, she was involved from 1998 until 2016 with various Central Pennsylvania businesses serving as a Leader, Manager, Owner, Chief Operating Officer and President. Ms. Schanz held the Certificate in General Insurance, the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Professional Insurance Woman (CPIW) designations during her insurance career from 1980 to 1997. She has been authorized as a Blanchard Solutions Group Raving Fans presenter and is a graduate and former national faculty member of the Excellence in Speaking Institute®, Charlotte, North Carolina. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business and Professional Studies from Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA in 2007 and was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration May 2019. Laura was awarded the 2002 Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Athena Award and was also the recipient of the 2005 Lancaster County Career and Technology Center’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Her 35-year board and community service include numerous organizations and she is committed to giving back at her place of worship and in the community as a frequent volunteer, mentor, coach, facilitator, emcee and keynote speaker.