9 August

Scalable Learning: Leadership Skills at Every Level

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Scalable Learning: Leadership Skills at Every Level

With increasing complexity, pressure for relevance, and competition for talent, organizations must accelerate learning and unlock the full potential of the workforce. This will require scalable leadership development for people at all levels of the organization. What do our organizations require to accelerate scalable learning?  LEARNING AGILITY – The ability to adapt quickly will be the next core universal competency….

2 August

Agile Cultures Thriving in Uncertainty

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Agile Cultures Thriving in Uncertainty

Speed, uncertainty, competition, and globalization are forcing organizations to adapt quickly to the winds of change. To be successful, we need flexible and resilient people and teams to drive change, in addition to agile work environments that support learning, innovation, and energizing work. What do our organizations require to be agile in a complex world? • BUILT FOR SPEED –…

18 July

Developing A Collective Sensibility

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Developing A Collective Sensibility

In a hyperconnected world, information is available to everyone and collective intelligence is the true source of value. Organizations of the future must move from hierarchies to networks. This will require deep collaboration, self-managing teams, and healthy partnerships, inside and outside the organization.  What do our organizations require to build Collaborative Networks in our rapidly changing world?…

11 July

Leading in a Digital World

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Leading in a Digital World

Rapid advances in technological innovation have fundamentally changed the nature of work. New digital platforms are fostering greater speed, agility, and acceleration, forcing humans and machines to work more collaboratively. When companies and their customers go through digital transformation, it requires fundamental changes in how products are sold, serviced, and marketed, and it especially requires…

1 July

Personalizing the Organization’s Purpose

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Personalizing the Organization’s Purpose

People are hungry to work for a higher, compelling purpose that inspires and glues the organization together. By personalizing the organization’s purpose inside the hearts and minds of people, organizations can pursue their economic and social goals. PURPOSE AND VALUES – The north star that guides people’s behavior and holds the organization to its highest…

14 June

Leading for Today AND Tomorrow

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Leading for Today AND Tomorrow

Our rapidly changing world is forcing organizations to transform themselves sooner than expected. Technological breakthroughs are accelerating the new partnership between human beings and digital machines. Changing org structures and the redistribution of power are forcing us to fundamentally transform the way we work. And workforce demands are dictating entirely new human skills to survive….

30 August

Develop Your Google Mind

Develop Your Google Mind

Activate Your Growth Mind-set When you encounter something new, your brain tries to fit it into the world you already know. By adding more connections and associations, you expand your understanding. This, in turn, emboldens your creativity. Active curiosity strengthens your brain’s wiring. The opposite is also true. If you do not stretch your brain,…

22 August

“AND” IS THE NEW “OR” – The Value of Paradoxical Thinking in Business

“AND” IS THE NEW “OR” – The Value of Paradoxical Thinking in Business

Both/And Thinking Many of us think we live in an “either/or” world. A world colored in black and white, win or lose, us versus them.  Framed in simple dichotomies, this fixed mind-set narrows our vision, limits possibilities, and reduces the number of choices. It affects how we think, solve problems, and make decisions.  A fixed…

9 August

Be Your Own Drone

Be Your Own Drone

Get Up On the Balcony The ability to rise above the din, to see the bigger picture, to hear the bigger story, is more important than ever in our disrupting, accelerating world. Being your own drone lets you see over the horizon.  With this view, you have greater vision, deeper self-observation, and wider discovery.   Like…

2 August

Leverage Your Personal Ecosystem

Leverage Your Personal Ecosystem

Brand “You” Think of yourself and your reputation as a brand, like Coca-Cola, Land’s End or Nike. Each has specific attributes and conjures up unique emotions when interacting with its customers and communities. The same is true for you. We are all entrepreneurs, and lead our “You” brands complete with personal values and career aspirations,…