Cultivating Leadership Agility
Leaders and Organizational Agility – Personal Quality or Organizational Outcome?
Organizations striving to grow and sustain their success in these dynamic times often try to identify the characteristics in their executives that will propel the enterprise toward its potential.
People really don’t mind change
Conventional wisdom suggests people don’t like change. Actually change is fine with people. Or is it?
The “Problem” with Collaboration
Most organizational guidance touts the importance of Collaboration. It is a trait revered by executives, leaders and cultures alike. It is a compelling concept. It is also problematic for many. Here’s why –
Distinguishing Progress From Variety
One of the challenges in leading change is ensuring that the change is an improvement – not just a different approach that generates insufficient outcomes.
Disappointing Your Own People at a Rate They Can Absorb
Pop quiz: There are three ways people get ahead in organizations. Which one best describes you?
Why Can’t We Improve Healthcare?
Healthcare is one of the more confounding aspects of American life.
Legacy as Opportunity
One of the most common problems in organizations – or across human systems generally – is that the current generation in charge does not feel the next generation is ready to take over AND they are doing little to get them better prepared.
If you are not getting any push-back, you’re not doing anything important!
Experience tells us that one of the reasons things don’t change is the people in charge spend most of the time keeping things peaceful and quiet.
If someone calls you an ass… Recognizing Feedback Worth Heeding
“If someone calls you an ass, you can ignore them. If three people call you an ass, you better start looking for a saddle.”
Sometimes Feeling Understood is Enough
With many of the teams with whom we have been involved, conflict arises. Even among the most capable, different opinions, viewpoints and preferences arise.