When you wait, you miss useful complexity patterns that could create a better or more resilient future for you and your company.
Everything is not an emergency, or complex, or in chaos. Many areas are clear and complicated that you and your team decide and make progress.
When you feel overwhelmed, and your world is tilted, everything can feel chaotic and complex. There are many things that you already have control over.
How you approach the complexity and uncertainty of your decision making and planning will impact how employees and customers view your attempted solutions. Are your attempted solutions seen as learning opportunities or blame opportunities?
Complexity & Change Readiness occurs when you understand the obstacles, understand known & unknown challenges & shift the odds to create favorable outcomes
I shared some learning on problem-solving and complexity vs ordered change with the Buffalo ASQ Chapter. Effective leaders understand that problem solving is not a “one-size-fits-all” process. They know that their actions depend on the situation, and they make better decisions by adapting their approach to changing circumstances. How do you know which approach you … Continued
We’ve become afraid to accept that we need managers to create shared and common direction. While looking for ‘Leadership’ to save the day.
Your organization and work are changing around you, whether you want it to or not.
Having an understanding of how this change takes place, the steps that people go through and the systems-that-drive the negative and positive behaviors to this change are requisite to this change lasting or fading away.
Few companies know to deal with hiring and promotion mistakes and they repeat them, knowing that they are creating failure and organizational chaos.
Unfortunately the employee, that is now in the role that they cannot adequately fill, is usually punished by termination or sent to training.
You cannot teach a tadpole to be a frog by giving it jumping lessons.
People cannot be taught, coached, developed and/or trained to work at a level of complexity above what they are capable of doing.
To grow leaders and leadership demands clear thinking. Many organizations rush into leadership development planning, lacking clear-thinking, find out too late that they are going in the wrong direction.