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Organizational change
Bits And Pieces

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 3

Part 3—Bits & Atoms In Part 1 of this 7-part series we looked at VUCA, its origins and meaning, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that...
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Alvin Toffler

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 2

Part 2—The Toffler Curve In Part 1 of this 7-part series we looked at VUCA, its origins, it’s meaning, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world are overwhelming the time-honored processes and culture we’ve built so far.  Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that defy...
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Leading Organizational Change from the Middle-Out

There is a myth that organizational change, which is to say, cultural change, will be successful only if it is done top-down, led by the CEO, and has broad, if not total, buy-in. This is wrong. The most successful organizational changes occur from the middle-out, by a motivated and enlightened leader of some smaller organization...
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The Leadership Challenge of Gradual Change

Are you familiar with the boiled frog analogy? If you place a live frog in a pan of boiling water, the frog will immediately jump out. Smart. Right? However, if you place a frog in a pan of room temperature water, and all other conditions are comfortable, it will settle in. And if all other...
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