Filed under: - Change Execution, - Leadership, - Organization Change Management, - People Change Management, - Strategy and Imperatives, - Strategy Execution | Tags: Boards, Culture, Leadership, Strategy, Transformation
The panel was stellar, with names well known to board and strategy watchers: Thomas O’Neill, Krystyna Hoeg, Stephen Bear, and Ken Smith (bios in Post 1). Overall, I found it a great overview of the most obvious answers to the seven questions, peppered with relevant examples and a few deeply insightful remarks.
The bottom line for me? The board members totally “get” the need to be engaged in strategy formulation; however, there was not much conversation about execution. Granted, it was not specifically called out in the abstract but I had hoped it would get more mention. The jury is out for me on what to make of the fact that it didn’t. continue reading here
Filed under: - Change Execution, - Organization Change Management, - People Change Management, - Project Management, - Strategy and Imperatives, - Strategy Execution | Tags: Boards, Change Management, Effectiveness, Leadership, Organization Development, Planning, Transformation
Good thing I did—many, it seems, are interested in “practical tips to help boards apply their time and expertise effectively on strategy issues.” continue reading here
Filed under: - Change Execution, - Organization Change Management, - People Change Management, - Personal change | Tags: Change Management, Changes That Matter, Neuroscience
Are we just “ugly giant bags of mostly water”?—alien’s description of humans, Star Trek, The Next Generation, “Home Soil”
This may be a contentious topic. Are we servants to our base instincts or are we higher, sentient beings capable of controlling our instincts with intellect and morals? Or, on any given day or situation, somewhere in between?
When we better understand why we, as human beings, “do the things we do” we are all better off. We can be more conscious of our personal choices. In our role as strategy execution and change management leads we can help people navigate their reactions to change more consciously. continue reading here
Filed under: - CM Resources, - Organization Change Management, - People Change Management, - Professional Development
Each year for the past three years I have shared a list of Change Management conferences in the US and Canada. I do this because I believe that deepening professional development and advancing thought leadership is good for all of us. I hope it is helpful to you.
Please note this is not an endorsement―just a list. I will let you know the ones I will attend. Let’s connect if you will be there also. continue reading here