Category Archives: Organizational Development

I’m not doing this for you.

I was coaching the CFO of a financial services firm recently. He’s part of a leadership team that’s really struggling. There’s significant conflict within the team and the company is in a challenging marketplace and trying to adapt to it. … READ MORE

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What is leadership strategy all about?

Adapted from the white paper:¬†Bridging the Performance / Strategy Gap: How leadership strategy drives business results Walter Bayly, CEO of Banco de Credito and COO of Credicorp Group: “Credicorp is diversifying and entering into new lines of business in new … READ MORE

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Leadership strategies to bridge the performance/strategy gap

Adapted from the white paper: Bridging the Performance / Strategy Gap: How leadership strategy drives business results Why do leaders of some organizations successfully execute strategies that lead to excellent business results while others fail to translate strategic intent into … READ MORE

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6 Ways to Get Things Done: Turn Thinking into Doing

Implement. Execute. Walk the talk. Get it done. As a leader, you know that action counts. So why is it so difficult to just get things done? Strategic thinking may not translate well into action because of the lack of … READ MORE

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An Army of One: 5 Ways You Can Reverse a Negative Corporate Culture

For more than a decade, I’ve interacted with global companies that have inspirational posters on the walls and a glaring lack of vision everywhere else. In these places, goals are shortsighted and process is everything. New ideas and approaches are … READ MORE

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Fear Change? Be Adaptable.

You’ve heard it before: The only thing that remains the same in today’s organizations is change. Change is inevitable but it is also more copious, rapid and complex than ever before. Knowing it exists is not the same as dealing … READ MORE

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5 Big Reasons Organizational Change Isn’t Simple

Adapted from the white paper Transforming Your Organization by John B. McGuire, Charles J. Palus, William Pasmore and Gary B. Rhodes Today’s companies have no choice but to change. The world is moving and shifting fast, and executives know it. … READ MORE

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Asian organizations’ best intentions may be hindering leadership development

This content was originally posted on the CCL APAC website. Asia continues on a trajectory of explosive growth, and offers businesses exciting opportunities. Asian economies are expected to remain a critical driver for global GDP growth. Yet identifying and grooming … READ MORE

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5 Tips for Making Your Organization More Resilient

This article was originally posted on Nicholas Petrie’s blog. See it here. I am getting a lot of interesting requests from people who have read my new¬†resilience whitepaper. The latest is from India where one of their top HR forums … READ MORE

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Asking Killer Questions to Achieve Better Solutions

To get better answers, you need to learn to ask better questions. Too often, we’re focused on being politically correct, or we’re so focused on getting answers that we don’t think about the questions. Watch the below 90 second video … READ MORE

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