“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson After the “Evolution of Change Management” series with Jennifer Frahm … [Read more...] about The strategic imperative of the “nimble organization” and why it seems to be a mirage. Interview with Daryl Conner, Chairman, Conner Partners. Post 1 of 3
"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." —Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) As … [Read more...] about Is Strategy Execution the “new black”?
“America is NOT the greatest country in the world anymore…We are 7th in literacy, 27th in math, 22nd in science, 49th in life expectancy, 178th in infant mortality, 3rd in median … [Read more...] about The fight of our lives: innovation leadership
“Be careful what you ask for cause you just might get it.” Refrain from “When I Grow Up” by The Pussycat Dolls Many organizations are chasing the “innovation” strategy. We want … [Read more...] about Breakthrough innovation is uncomfortable―get through it. Post 2
“I wouldn’t give a fig for simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my right arm for the simplicity on the far side of complexity.”―Oliver Wendell Holmes What does … [Read more...] about Breakthrough innovation is “simplicity on the far side of complexity.” Post 1
I love innovation. I have spent about half my career immersed in new product development, some in the hyper-change environment of start-ups. I hope you are inspired, moved, by the … [Read more...] about Honk if you love change. Quotes and resources on innovation.
We all have a “library” of resources we’ve read that have shaped our thinking and practice. These are my favorite books and the ones I reference regularly. My top few are in … [Read more...] about Library—Great resources on Strategy Execution as at May2022
Are organizations leveraging internal social media today? According to media reports, internal social media is beginning to get traction: “As social networks increasingly dominate … [Read more...] about Internal social media – engaging your organization – a status check (Part 2 of 2)
What if our organization was energized? If everyone understood the vision and the strategy and contributed enthusiastically to moving us forward? How would we talk to each other? … [Read more...] about Internal social media – engaging your organization – a status check (Part 1 of 2)
There are great conferences every year on Change Management. These are opportunities to immerse yourself in the strategic, organizational development and design as well as project … [Read more...] about Change Management Conferences 2012