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Posts Tagged ‘Paul Lawrence’
While at MASSIVE, a forum I attended a couple of weeks ago sponsored by Simon Sinek and Bob Chapman, we had a very enlightening and important dialogue on self-interest vs. service. We came to a place that the problem was when we try to force and either / or mentality onto such a complex human [...]
As Albert Einstein stated, “problems that are created by our current level of thinking can’t be solved by that same level of thinking.” Business isn’t in the midst of a transitional or incremental change. It is in the midst of a paradigm shift relative to business practices. And, paradigm shifts require challenging the foundational assumptions that we hold to be true.
This topic has me intrigued, so I plan to spend some time exploring further The Science and Art of Change. In my prior post, I shared three people principles that should be considered as part of any change program…
Change is hard, but not really as hard as we make it. The problem is that too many of our change approaches are rooted in spock-like rationality. And, here is the deal …. humans are just not spock-like rational beings. We are more complex than that. We are more mysterious than that.