Ask 10 executives what they consider most important to business success, and chances are all 10 will talk about being adaptive. Why? Because, in order to stay relevant, business leaders need to continuously respond to changes in market conditions, technology, and customer expectations.

The need for a systematic way to approach change has spawned its own business specialty – Organizational Change Management (OCM). And since it’s such an important topic, we asked Ogbe Airiodion, one of our expert OCM consultants to provide 5 tips for ushering people and businesses through transformation.