Hyperbolic Discounting Eisenhower Matrix and. Innovation and Life Decisions
When a group collaborates, empathy is often assumed to be present, but it is rarely the case. I believe it is a good idea for the group to highlight the need for empathy so that all voices are heard and the room is not dominated by the extraverts or the HiPPO: Highest Paid Person’s Opinion. In addition, when we consider where each person is “coming from” (empathy) and when we agree on ways of working, we are less likely to hold back on our suggestions or withhold beneficial critique.
Posted 2 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Blog Aidan McCullen Innovation Aidan McCullen Undisruptable Michelin and the Michelin Guide The Strategy behind the Michelin Guide What are Complements Why Tesla is Opening restaurants
Why Tesla is opening Restaurants, Why did Michelin Start a Food guide, the answer lies in complements.
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.
Posted 3 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Blog Aidan McCullen Innovation Aidan McCullen Undisruptable Buy in for Innovation Jean Claude Van Damme Predator Predator Predator Effect Predator Suit story The Original Predator Suit
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.
Posted 4 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Blog Aidan McCullen Innovation Aidan McCullen Undisruptable Amy Edmondson Courage at Work Facing Fear Work Jim Detert Jim Detert Interview Psychological Safety Amy Edmondson
While psychological safety is the foundation for a functional work environment, there is still an onus on us to have the courage to speak up. Leaders can encourage this behaviour by listening without judgement, allocating time to hear what their people have to say and having some mechanism in place to take action based on what people share. While the organisation and leadership have a major role to play in setting the stage, it ultimately comes down to us as individuals. Will we stand up and have courage? Will we speak up when it matters most?
The legend of Orpheus and Eurydice is a story of love, faith and transformation. It provides a wonderful analogy for letting go of the past and having faith in the future.
To transform we must let go of the way things used to be. Yes, we must respect the old order of things, but then let go.
Posted 5 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Aidan McCullen Blog Aidan McCullen Undisruptable Business Transformation Change Change Management Fear of Change Transformation Transforming Legacy Organizations
Fear is a construct of the mind, fed by our experiences, upbringing, genes and more. Because fear is subjective, each of us experiences fear in different ways.
Posted 6 months ago Tagged Aidan McCullen Blog Aidan McCullen Innovation Aidan McCullen Undisruptable Organisational Change Organizational Culture Priming the organisation Transformation Transforming Legacy Organizations
Just like the well-worn gate must be prepped for renewal, so must an organisation be prepped for any meaningful change.