This is the third of a series of weekly posts where I will answer a few common questions about innovation. Please feel free to add your own response. Also, if you have any questions you think we should discuss, let me know. All the time. The best and most productive activity and organization can do, [...]
This is a guest post from John Baldoni. John is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, coach, author and speaker. This excerpt is adapted from his newest book, The Leader’s Pocket Guide. One reason we fear change is because we feel a loss of control. And while you cannot control the change process, you can control how [...]
“You must accept the things you cannot change, have the courage to change the things you can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Serenity Prayer Like you, in my neck of the woods, I’ve observed that business leaders have a complete disregard for the forces of change in the world and much less [...]
Here’s an ongoing problem: When leadership tries to implement change within an organization, the biggest objection from employees usually is: “You don’t understand my situation.” What this statement really means is: “You do not know my job. You do not realize what I have to deal with on a regular basis, and now you are [...]
Remember last month I told you about a client who told his staff that they needed to start thinking about what they’ve never thought about? Well this past week I went back to check up on them and see exactly what had happened since our last conversation. Absolutely nothing. I wasn’t surprised. The predictable ‘I [...]
Here’s my interview with InnovationManagement about Innovation.
Innovators take note — there’s a limit to how much change you should try to bring about in a single move. The sweet spot is to figure out “the smallest possible step to unleash the most change.”