From tunnel vision to multiple perspectives
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”
We live in a VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) in times of unheard-of turbulence. It is an era of ever-increasing competition and technology that changes at speeds unimaginable a few years ago. Surviving and thriving in this environment requires a unique approach to accelerating innovation, catalyzing discovery, and tapping emerging opportunities.
Leaders need to develop the capacity to navigate these waters with new thinking, skill, talent and character to create new processes, products, and services that have value for their customers. Today, innovation is not a choice – it’s a must for every organization!
“Business as usual” is no longer acceptable. Innovation is a must-have strategic imperative. Only companies will succeed that continuously improve their products and services and align their endeavors with the market needs.
Coaching enables leaders and their teams to find clarity, brainstorm possibilities, make informed decisions, have the essential conversations needed to envision, strategize, develop, mobilize and commit to action.
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Articles on Innovation
Aha, Woohoo and Wow: Design Thinking
Leaders, How do you promote innovation and creativity? Do you know what your customers or users really want? Are you allowed to experiment and possibly fail? Which product designs do you love? As a non-technical person, I am wowed by the aesthetics and functionality of Apple products. I also love [...]
Coaching is like dancing
Leaders*, Have you ever been accused of being top-heavy, data-driven or too analytical? Have you ever ruminated to the extent that you couldn’t fall asleep? How often have you been involved in arguments that basically were about being right or wrong? Have you dreamed about something for a long time [...]
Coaching is the language of innovation
Leaders, We live in a VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) in times of unheard-of turbulence. It is an era of ever-increasing competition and technology that changes at speeds unimaginable a few years ago. Surviving and thriving in this environment requires a unique approach to accelerating innovation, catalyzing discovery, and [...]
How to Overcome Barriers to Effective Feedback [with Download]
Leaders, In today‘s fast-moving world, we are always under pressure to act now, rather than spend time reasoning things through and thinking about the true facts. Not only can this lead us to a wrong conclusion, it can also cause conflict with other people who may have drawn quite [...]
How Effective Is Your Team?
I have a dream. Wouldn’t it be great if we all worked in teams that have no politics nor dysfunctions so that we can get our work done and focus on the desired results? Please be aware: If you want to make teams effective, it does require high levels of [...]
Hit the Spot Developing your Team
Back in th e 90ies, a typical phone call I got from a manager went like this: “I am calling you because I need a teambuilding activity for my team.” “Yeah, great, what do you need?” “Well, I thought you were the expert…” “I am but you need to know what [...]