In my latest strategy+business article, I share a human approach to understanding how change comes about. It revolves around understanding and embracing the five shades of uncertainty.
We all know that there is more to being human than what we say and do, and by keeping some of our thoughts, feelings and personal quirks to ourselves, we trust others to respect our humanness.
s+b: When AI is said to improve everything from productivity to brand loyalty, it is tempting to assume that it can improve leadership, too. So, is AI going to make for better leaders?
s+b: During my research into how people living in different language cultures use questions to distribute responsibility, I identified three basic ways that people can use questions to both demonstrate responsibility and foster it in others.
s+b: What if the freshest insight on how to talk about 21st century transformations isn’t found in a snappy TEDx Talk or an MBA program but in the works of a philosopher born almost 2,500 years ago? Aristotle has a framework that helps.
In his speech to the Russian people, Ukraine’s President Zelensky asks more than 20 questions. Some of them he answers himself, but it is not his answers that makes his speech so powerful. It is the way he demonstrates that everybody has a responsibility to "hear our voices&
You probably wouldn’t believe me if I told you that the best way to ensure impact is to turn your organization into a collective reflection space where everyone asks each other questions. You might even think that reflection: 🚫 Prevents quick decisions and actions 🚫 Makes people focus on themselves 🚫 Increases
“He is a very experienced consultant, so he knows how to read organizations” - said one consultant about another consultant. I shook my head: “No, it doesn’t work that way. The more top executives tell you about their visions for the company, the less everyone else shares their problems
I like data-driven decisions, but I like decision-driven data more. Decision-driven data is what you get when: Tech founders make a decision about - what kind of data to collect and NOT to collect Tech owners make a decision about - what kind of data to use and NOT to
My LinkedIn feed is crowded with people who want to help other people change their behavior. Thought leaders, people leaders, change agents, agile coaches, HR consultants. You all ask the same question: What is the best way to make people do something new? And you all choose between the same