If you’re like most leaders, you grapple with how to inspire your people to make lasting change. Harvard Professor Robert Kegan’s research has revealed is that when thinking about real, transformational change, we are often looking at the wrong challenge.
The accelerating pace of change means that no longer are there any experts; to be at the cutting edge necessitates that everything you are doing is new. As organizational leaders, we are all tasked with operating in this new frontier: to be successful, you have to be willing to dive, roll up your sleeves and experiment.
A Growth Mindset has become an organizational buzz phrase, with the likes of Microsoft’s Satya Nadella calling it a game changer. But what’s too often overlooked is that growth mindset, when it’s working, it not only takes effort, but is challenging, messy. The good news is that it can be learned and applied to create transformation for both individuals and organizations.
Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach...
A myriad of scandals in the past few weeks has propelled Uber and its company culture into the spotlight. Many are asking how this company culture developed. Let's just say that it's no coincidence that Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick's leadership is also under scrutiny.
No one gave me a recipe for how to create company culture. I have been lucky to piece together the wisdom of many who have gone before me. I save the accumulated genius of what I have learned from them, in distilled form, for the end.