Every day millions of organizational dollars are spent trying to effectively implement successful change by addressing awareness, desire, knowledge, ability and reinforcement. Yet, there is one makeover that can improve the effectiveness of implementing change more efficiently than others. It is helping the person at the top of the organization to see the transformation of themselves (i.e. increasing self-knowledge) as the first and indispensible step in creating excellence through organizational change. Leadership self-knowledge is like common denominators with fractions. It reduces the broad range of resistance to change to one where “who can best serve and best agree” energizes the workforce and replaces fear with positive energy. Leaders who decide to take the first step have a free resource inhttp://ceoeffectiveness.com/ .