Speed and complexity drive reactivity in leaders. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the chaotic storming resulting from shifting priorities, ad-hoc emerging needs, and misalignment from unclear information flows. We develop the clarity, resilience, and agility in leaders and their teams to achieve unprecedented results from organized chaos.
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VUCA Meeting Checklist
The reflection questions in this worksheet help ensure that you are effectively practicing the antidote to VUCA during problem solving meetings – namely, using vision to counter volatility, understanding to counter uncertainty, clarity to counter complexity, and agility to counter ambiguity.
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Elevating Team Effectiveness in Constant Change
by Jonathan on January 8, 2019 at 11:54 pm
Constant change isn’t just a hallmark of innovation and disruption - it is becoming a common occurrence across industries, geographies, and even company sizes. When change accelerates to the point of being ever-present, it creates unique challenges to leaders and their teams. And you can do something about it. […]
Mindfully Responding to Strong Emotions
by Jonathan on October 29, 2018 at 6:16 pm
Emotional self-regulation is a key component of emotional intelligence, which Dan Goleman’s research shows is highly correlated to effective leadership. Many executives know this – but our behavioral style can often make this difficult regardless. I have many coaching clients who are emerging leaders in their organizations and who have directive, dominant, action-oriented personalities. For these clients with “get it done” behavioral styles, anger is easily provoked whenever they feel impeded in some way by colleagues. I often work with them to help them develop a strategy for managing this anger – and thereby inviting greater followership within their organizations in the process. […]
How You Show Up Impacts How You Lead
by Virginia on October 29, 2018 at 6:11 pm
We’ve all heard the saying “You could cut the tension in the room with a knife”. But what’s really going on when we sense an emotion like tension? Are we actually able to influence others with our emotions? Can you train your nervous system to be calm in the face of chaos? What does this have to do with leadership? […]