The common misconception in leadership and our work together is that when we’re done executing a project that our coordination is complete.
Most requests made in businesses today are incomplete, or the very least lacking information to coordinate fully. We believe this is because of a lack of preparation.
Conversations don’t just describe actions; they generate them – if you know the structure and have the skill. Because generative conversations are the source of actions and results and are the very fabric of coordination, they are not discretionary.
How’s your leadership impact? Would you like to produce more of it in the world: more value, more meaning, more contribution, and more vitality? Do you want to advance your career, improve your team’s performance, change your organization’s culture, or elevate the results of your business? Our culture has a blind spot around leadership. With […]
To answer “how” to produce effective teams we need to address “what” are we dealing with. Are we paying attention to the right things?
This discussion of leadership is drawn from chapter 12, Embodying, from the book The Innovator’s Way, where reference to “innovator” is changed to “leader.” The discussion is just as relevant since both innovator and leader engage in conversations to shift the behaviors of others. The leader’s challenge is to get the members of a community […]