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Month: December 2018

Change Calibration

Change Calibration

Whether you are a change leader, accidental or other, you’ll want some help to understand and explain the challenge that lay before you. If you are an intentional change leader, you are likely in possession of some of these data points. If you are an accidental change leader, either you volunteered or was volunteered, this will hopefully help calibrate with your Executives. The Law of Diffusion Simon Sinek often references The law of diffusion in his “Start with Why” talks….

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5 Books on Conflict Resolution

5 Books on Conflict Resolution

I grew up in a house that didn’t have conflict. I suspect I’m not much different from many people. There, simply, was no conflict. No arguments, no fights, and certainly no negotiation.  As I’ve moved into the Corporate sector (and became a father), I realized that I very much lacked in this department. And so for the last year, I’ve dedicated my time to learn more about myself and conflict through some experts in the field. Here’s a list of what…

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Beware of Zed

Beware of Zed

In the book, Play Bigger by Al Ramadan, et al, there is a lot that can be learned about the Organizational risks and benefits to creating a new category. A new category is a new market space like Amazon with online shopping, Salesforce with CRM cloud software, and IKEA with furniture. I maintain that many of the risks identified don’t just apply to Category Creation but also to Digital Transformation. Both require a massive leap of faith. Category Creation is…

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