Advice Process for Effective Organizational Decision-Making

Advice Process for Effective Organizational Decision-Making

The Advice Process allows organizations to balance speed and quality of decisions. Use it to create more engaged and effective workers. Advice Process Summary The diagram below summarizes the key points to know about the advice process. There is someone - the decider - who will make a decision on how to move the organization [...] Continue reading »
Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour

Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour

One of the most important lessons I have learned over the last few years is that Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour. Lasting improvements can only start with leaders modeling new behaviours. I use this all the time to help leaders choose what they really want for themselves and their organizations. Current Organization Behaviour is a result [...] Continue reading »
Improve Decision-Making with Advice Cards

Improve Decision-Making with Advice Cards

Introducing Advice Cards - a powerful tool for improving decision-making in your organization by using the Advice Process. You can use them to increase awareness and options around who makes decisions and how those decisions are made. Advice Cards - Meaning I Decide: I make this decision alone. I Decide After Seeking Advice: This decision is mine to [...] Continue reading »
Teal Organization – Future of Work

Teal Organization – Future of Work

Here is a visual that captures the essential elements of Teal Organizations as described in Frederic Laloux's book "Reinventing Organizations". This describes the Future of Work. Except that it has been here for decades. We never noticed how to have radically successful organizations. Enjoy. Evolutionary Purpose The foundation element is that the organization has clear [...] Continue reading »
Manager’s Journey: Awareness, Epiphany, & Choice

Manager’s Journey: Awareness, Epiphany, & Choice

Delighted to share the slides from my and Soo Kim's presentation at Spark The Change. Summary An insider’s account of a manager’s journey of cultural transformation. How our beliefs and assumptions radically shifted. How we found the courage to fully see what is there and accept it.  Being vulnerable enough to speak our truth to [...] Continue reading »
Enterprise Agile or Agile Enterprise?

Enterprise Agile or Agile Enterprise?

There is a huge world of difference between Enterprise Agile and Agile Enterprise. They are both valuable and accomplish very different things. Enterprise Agile Enterprise Agile addresses the question - "How can we use elements of Agile to improve typical corporate environments while staying within the existing paradigm of traditional (Tayloristic) management. This is Orange level in [...] Continue reading »
Culture is the Core of Your Organization

Culture is the Core of Your Organization

Culture is at the core of your organization. Everything in your organization informs culture. And vice-versa: culture informs everything in your organization. Here is an illustration: Culture is at the Core Culture = "How we do things around here to succeed" Each element is the above diagram intimately tied to your organizational culture. Let's consider [...] Continue reading »
Laloux Culture Model

Laloux Culture Model

Looking for a way to help evolve your organization's culture? Frederic Laloux's model provides a clear picture of how culture may evolve in an organization. The model comes from Reinventing Organizations - a landmark book in the development of organizations that unleash the talents of people to get astonishing results. The book is grounded in case studies [...] Continue reading »
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