No matter your party affiliation, the results of the U.S. presidential election can teach us a lot about change leadership. It’s a lesson, I’m afraid, that both parties will ignore. At the same time, it may point the way for those who are feeling a sense of despair. According to the latest Associated Press tally, Donald Trump … More Change Lessons From the 2016 Presidential Election
Nobody likes to fail. We think failure is the opposite of success. In organization life, failure is unacceptable. It demands action. It requires a response. It gets you fired. It is better to maintain the status quo and achieve mediocre results than to take a risk and fail. Unless you are an effective change leader. … More Revisiting Failure as a Secret to Success
This is a terrific video from Jason Headley. It features Bill O’Connor, Founder of the Innovation Genome Project, and shows seven key questions that have driven innovation throughout history: What can we imagine? What can we look at differently? What can we use differently? What can we move? What can we interconnect? What can we alter? … More The Innovation of Innovation
One of the more popular topics among organization types is leadership development. Countless books, articles, conferences and training programs are focused on the subject, the abundance of which suggests that most people feel there is a perpetual gap between the behavior they want and what they get from those in roles designated as “leadership.” The … More Leadership . . . Development?