Praise for Everyone is a Change Agent

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It’s often a misconception that change is negative and you need authority to be a change agent. In this book, all those rules are thrown out the window; anyone can create a positive change to advance their community, company, and world! I can really relate to the real-life examples.”

-Jessica Rannow, FY17 President, Society of Women Engineers, and Engineering Project Manager

This book is an excellent reminder to all of us that the target of change should be what and how we do things, not individuals or groups, and that change starts with oneself.”

-Edgar H. Schein, Professor Emeritus, MIT Sloan School of Management, and author of Humble Inquiry (2013) and Humble Consulting (2016)

‘Everyone is a Change Agent’ is a refreshing look at how anyone can influence change at work, at home, and in their community. April Mills’ key distinction between driving people and driving change is a crucial concept that every change agent must understand and master.”

-Heather Stagl, Founder and Change Facilitator at Enclaria

A powerful, practical ‘call to arms’ for making real, lasting improvements in your organization and in your life—if you’re looking for a common sense approach that you can take charge of, this book is for you.”

-Mike Hannan, CEO, Fortezza Consulting

You will be much more successful at making things better when you understand the difference between driving people and driving change. The first creates resistance; the second invites and engages. Be effective; read this book.”

-Gifford Pinchot III, Chairman, Pinchot & Company, and author of Intrapraneuring – Why You Don’t Have to Leave the Corporation to Become an Entrepreneur

April makes the principles and practices of change agentry accessible to those who may have been intimidated by it before. She provides key insights into and gently adjusts common (and unhelpful) practices rampant in change initiatives today. Novice change agents and experienced transition managers can learn from this little book.”

-Jean Richardson, Principal, Azure Gate Consulting

The greatest barrier to change is our own minds making us believe that change can’t happen. April Mills dissolves the excuses, challenges our assumptions and provides a sober, yet possible path forward to change.”

-William Noonan, Author of Discussing the Undiscussable: A Guide to Overcoming Defensive Routines in the Workplace

April did a brilliant job of applying and blending different techniques and methods to create this guide. ‘Everyone is a Change Agent’ is full of examples and tactics that will allow you to start your change right away. You’ll feel inspired by April’s passion about change when reading this book.”

-Gabriela Simone, Global Agile Coach & Change Agent

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