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Navigating the Uncertainty of Change

Navigating the Uncertainty of Change

Do you ever wonder what exactly goes wrong in the 75% of change initiatives which fail? Are you keen to learn how you could set yourself up for success? If yes, then you’re in for some helpful insights here: Michelle McQuaid interviews Peter Senge on navigating the...

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Transform Us v Them Dynamics

Transform Us v Them Dynamics

We often frame reactive behaviour in an individual context, but what does it look like in the context of a team, division or organization? As Bill Anderson puts it, reactive tendencies emphasise “caution over creating results, self-protection over productive...

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Changing the Shape of the Ice Cube

Changing the Shape of the Ice Cube

To reshape an icecube, you first have to melt it. Only then can you pour it into a different shape to then refreeze it. What’s true for ice, is true for any organisation.
 It seems simple. However, as you likely have experienced first hand, most change initiatives fail. that’s because the unfreezing of “how things are done here” never happens. That’s why now is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape your organisation into a better place.

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Dare to create successful culture change

Dare to create successful culture change

According to a large survey of multinationals by Gartner 69% of employees don’t believe in their leaders’ cultural goals. 87% don’t understand them. And 90% don’t behave in alignment with them.

Whoops!

Those same multinationals invest an average of 2200 US$ per employee a year into culture change initiatives.

What’s the first thought …

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Treating Failure like a Scientist

Treating Failure like a Scientist

Many companies seek to be more agile, customer centred, and innovative these days. Yet agile and innovation are still buzz words rather than actual practice within many organisations.
A coaching client has recently pinned down the one big hurdle for companies in their endeavour to respond to the need of being more agile and innovative: The “no mistakes” culture with its zero tolerance for failure is still predominant in European organisations. It’s frustrating.

More importantly, zero tolerance for failure is…

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