Life has continued to feel like water rapids for me as 2021 unfolds. After adapting so brilliantly (we all did, right?) to the pandemic last year, what I thought would happen this year has not transpired. Life has handed me something else to adapt to now. And I believe that is the way it’s going ...
It’s a question that many leaders – in organisations and communities – are seeking the answer to. And mostly, we think of the tangible, or structural components of ‘the system’. In fact we often confuse this one element with ‘the entire system’.
To lead change more effectively, we often need to turn our attention inwards, to our own deep patterns of interpreting the world. To do so, opens up freedom and options.
Constant change can feel overwhelming and there are little shifts in our ways of thinking that can produce big changes in the outcomes we achieve. We can ride the wave of change instead of being dumped by it!
Understanding the type of change you are dealing with can improve your chances of delivering an effective outcome. Article includes a leading change self assessment.
The news cycle has been about crisis for a long time now. Leaders need to manage their own state of mind and that of their people so that they can all adapt in optimal ways to continuing uncertainty. Opportunities exist if you can spot them.
The metaphor of an organisation as a machine needs to be revisited now. A new metaphor as a living organism beckons with advantages that have strategic implications in an unknowable future.
Change is preceded by learning and there are three types of learning. Single- double and triple-loop learning. Change, adaptation and transformation. We are living in a moment when transformation is possible.
It’s natural to want to return to normal but that future will be anything but normal. We can shape a future that is better: we know how and now is the time. Here’s seven principles to help you.
Use the disruption that coronavirus causes to consciously develop your own leadership and nurture the team culture required for ongoing innovation.