“Energizing Change” – 5 Steps to using Strengths to Lead Change
We live in a world with ever increasing amounts of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA). Said differently, we are experiencing a world that is changing faster and more dramatically than any other time in human history.
As leaders of change, it is important that we become more able to notice how we respond to these conditions, and the ways we impact others, as we all move towards an unknown, unclear, unformed and uncertain future, co-creating a world where more people #lovework.
Last week I gave a talk in Los Angeles for International Coaching Week. As I was on the plane flying home I read through my feedback forms, and noticed a couple comments indicating the participants would have liked more examples of workplaces that help people work freely in their strengths. I’ve heard this request a … Read More
We all assume work has to suck, but does it? Why shouldn’t we love what we do? It’s my mission in life to help companies create work environments that don’t suck by speaking, writing, consulting—whatever I can do to help companies see the big picture. Over the past decade, I’ve worked with people in all … Read More
“Love what you do.” We hear this quote so often it has become cliché. Yes, yes, it’d be lovely if we could all love what we do, but does that mean we’re all supposed to go out and become a professional basketball player who wins an NBA Championship, an astronaut who walks on the … Read More
As we look into the fresh beginnings of a new year, I wanted to offer a bold idea that could absolutely transform your organization in 2017: What if you could replace your entire people strategy with the diagram above and a simple mantra? That may seem crazy, but hear me out… For each individual, the zone where the two circles … Read More