As a business leader, inspiring people to follow you in pursuit of your company’s mission is your job. After all, your personal success is directly linked to the success of the company. If the top and bottom lines don’t improve, you don’t have [...]
“Thirty years after leaving McKinsey, the prolific author returns to discuss tomorrow’s management challenges and the keys to organizational change and transformative leadership in any age. A McKinsey Quarterly article.”
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Brian Solis is a Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group, a research-based advisory firm that helps companies thrive with disruptive technologies. Digital transformation is about to change the way business is done.
The discipline of change management has morphed and evolved significantly over the past two decades. With foundations the human experience and psychology, change management exploded onto the business scene in the mid-1990s and has become a more formalized and structured effort over the last decade.
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Solo efforts and individual stars used to decide the fate of soccer matches. The 1970s, 1980s, and even the 1990s were dominated by legendary players such as Pelé, Franz Beckenbauer, and Diego Maradona, who, thanks to their skill and speed, found...
“In my interview with Harvard Business School professor Gautam Mukunda, author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter, I asked him about the biggest mistake leaders make: Gautam: Over time, it’s grandiosity.”
My colleagues and I are often asked to ‘decode’ the process of business transformation and provide the repeatable ‘formula’ for success. I guess this is understandable given that widely quoted statistic – you know the one – that 70% of all change efforts fail. In a way, this interest in our work is very humbling.… Read the rest of this post & join the discussion →
In the second of a seven part series titled 7 Secrets to Becoming a Digital Disruptor, we will talk about failure. Be sure to read the first part here. While some might take issue with failure, a high tolerance for risk is one of the def...
A few weeks ago we were asked to analyze a competency model that had been created by a client. The assumption of their model was that as leaders move up to higher levels in the organization, some competencies become more important. For example, in their model they proposed that a [...]
Collaborative leadership on the other hand, is “the intentional and skillful management of relationships that enables others to succeed individually while accomplishing a collective outcome.”(2008). It is a leadership style that ...
Guest post By Karen Hough When I ask people to define executive presence, they pause, and usually hold out their arms as they search for words. Eventually, after throwing out a few words like “strong,” “smart” or “gravitas,” they give me an example.