Source: Street Wisdom The journalist and author Carl Honoré confesses he was a one-time speed freak. Since then he’s become the guru of Slow. He and I spent a deliciously laid back-day together before Easter and if you can find the time – you can, by the way – take a listen to our podcast. Snap out of it … Read More
Source: Walking the Talk Leaders do not operate in a vacuum. They operate in an ecosystem that influences everything they do. Understanding how the ecosystem functions and how it can distort the actions they take is critical to them becoming effective leaders. Culture Management: A systemic view of culture for leaders
Source: Walking the Talk Aligning culture with strategy: What does it take to out-think the competition?
Source: Street Wisdom True to Spring in southern Germany, we had a day of warm sunshine and cool shade. Seven street adventurers from all over the Europe (Armenia, Sweden, Italy, Germany and France) gathered under the Bavarian Maypole. We even could have done the event in French, as everyone spoke French – too bad it’s one language I haven’t […] … Read More
Source: Walking the Talk Do you actively manage the behaviour of your employees? Can you say, hand on heart, that you have put things in place in the business to ensure behaviours are under control? Is your Board asking you to? Are you clear on how you can influence the behaviour of others above or below you? If not, … Read More
Source: Walking the Talk When I ask teams of executives if they can identify the business imperatives for culture in their organisation, one thing that is often mentioned is agility. “We need to become a lot more agile or flexible as an organisation.” More and more organisations want to be in a position to quickly respond to market changes, be … Read More
Source: Street Wisdom As the weather was still cool, we decided to keep this a somewhat shorter version of Street Wisdom with a quick round of introductions and two perception tuning exercises before heading off on our individual quests. We seemed to be a group of people of diverse backgrounds (cultural and professional) with one thing in common […] … Read More