Why leaders should not innovate.

Its a bug-eat-bug world.

Most mid-tier executives are terribly efficient at killing innovation. Here’s how to avoid some common pitfalls.

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Change Management – Build Habits

You probably remember the last time you received feedback from your boss. When was the last time you received feedback from a peer? Research shows that peer-peer feedback is one the most effective ways to shape the culture and create a Great Place to Work. Yet, it is also one of the most under-utilized. We … Continue reading

Change Management – Find the Feeling

Experiences shape beliefs. Trying to change┬ábeliefs with logic and reason is like bringing a knife to a gun-fight. It often fails. So what does it take to change a belief? It often requires creating a whole new set of experiences. Or one “Type I” experience can bring about change. As Lois eloquently illustrates in this … Continue reading

Introduction to the Switch Framework

SWITCH – HOW TO CHANGE THINGS WHEN CHANGE IS HARD from Sanjay Bhatikar

Leader as change agent who brings about cultural shifts

To drive change, a leader must make her vision accessible to people in simple terms. She must outline the broad areas of business impact. Next, she must flow the vision to the top 2-3 goals that the organization must deliver. And that’s just the beginning. The change initiative is likely to fall flat unless the … Continue reading