Felix Oberholzer Gee

Better, Simpler Strategy with Felix Oberholzer-Gee

At a time when many managers struggle not to drown in vast seas of projects and initiatives, these businesses follow simple rules that help them select the few ideas that truly make a difference. We welcome author of “Better, Simpler Strategy: A Value-Based Guide to Exceptional Performance”, Felix Oberholzer-Gee

Lion hunts gazelle

Divided We Fall: Inner Conflict, Outer Disruption

In my work as a consultant in reinvention and organizational change, I see this trend all the time. We are often so embroiled in inner conflict, with internal one-upmanship, with competing with the person down the hall that we have no energy left to deal with real threats or to identify magnificent opportunities.

Inoculation

Inoculating Stasis: Why We Need Multiple Doses!

As we certainly know by now (whether we want to or not), medical inoculation refers to a set of methods of artificially inducing immunity against infectious diseases. While our immune systems are extremely adept at fighting viruses, they sometimes need a helping hand. In this Thursday Thought, I draw the analogy of inoculation methodologies and organisational (and even individual) transformation journeys. In particular, I focus on the multi-dose approach, as we are experiencing today with the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

Manfred Kets de Vries

Down the Rabbit Hole of Leadership with Manfred Kets de Vries

Our guest is one of the world’s renowned authorities on leadership and a prolific author, we welcome the author of Down the Rabbit Hole of Leadership Leadership Pathology in Everyday Life

Predator Movie

“The Predator Effect”​: Burning Budget on Buy-In

The consultation, the strategy and the sign off are all important parts of the process, but the real change only happens when the rubber hits the road. If you spend all your budget on the script, the expert opinions and the cast and skimp on the execution you fall prey to what I call “The Predator Effect”. Execution without strategy is better than strategy without execution. We learn from execution, what works and equally, if not more valid, what doesn’t work.

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