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  • When It Comes To Change…Is It Survival Of The Fittest?

    I love when little tidbits come across my newsfeed. Or, I see a tweet that I find interesting. For example, when it was Charles Darwin’s birthday, I came across a picture of him accompanied by the quote, “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but those who ...

    Tags: Luke Iorio - iPEC CEO, change, iPEC, leadership, life potential, success

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  • How i learned to skip with Toyota

    I do skipping at the gym. It looks like this. But i want do be epic at skipping and make the rope go round twice. Like this… These are called “Double Unders”. So called because although you jump up once, the … Continue reading → Original: https://thinkpurpos...

    Tags: change, experiment, questions, systems thinking, kata, lean thinking, PDSA, Toyota

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  • Integrating Agility with Stability to Innovate

    When I moved on from being a high powered corporate retail executive almost thirty years ago, I took the entrepreneurial leap and initiated a design management consultancy to serve the Australian fashion and lifestyle industries. Interestingly, in those days, the focus was on stabilising innovati...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, collaboration, culture, Design, change, Creativity, Customers, education, ideas, Innovation Management, Management, organization, Strategy

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  • One more time… Why values are a pile of cobbler’s

    This month I’m going to be handed a piece of paper with the Organisation’s​ new “Values and behaviours”, in my annual performance review. So this means what I value and how I behave will change once I read what they’re … Continue reading → Original: ht...

    Tags: change, command and control, psychology, thinking, appraisals, values

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  • First they came for the desks, and nobody said NUFFINK

    What’s the DEFINING FEATURE of a bureaucrat?They have a bureau! Or rather, a desk, cos we’re not French and thanks to Brexit no longer have to follow EU regulations on what we call our desks. The bureaucrat has a desk. … Continue reading → Original: https://thinkpurpose...

    Tags: command and control, me doing it, purpose, systems thinking, change, gervais principle, loser

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  • Leading Innovation in the Digital Age

    This is the third & final article on embracing digitization, transformation and innovation. We are living in an era where that is defined by one continual exponential technology wave after another, called the Digital Age. It is transforming everything we do, from how we do business and especi...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, change, collaboration, Creativity, culture, digital, future, ideas, Innovation Management, innovative thinking, Leadership, Strategy, success, technology, Trends

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  • Where Digital Transformation is Taking You and Your Organization

    Change is happening fast and everywhere. The familiar is shifting from a physical, tangible world to a reality that is online and digital. Even some of our oldest, even ancient industries like printing and clothes manufacturing are becoming increasingly digitized. What do these changes mean for t...

    Tags: Systems Thinking, systems view of the world, change, CIO, digital transformation, digitization, organizational design

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  • Why Do We Get Stuck on the Path to Change? The Human Constraint

    Why is it so difficult to change, even when we know how to make it happen? Why is it so difficult to embrace newly learned and valid concepts and apply them? There are reasons why people resist change and there are also practical ways to work towards achieving an agreed upon goal. This was part ...

    Tags: Systems Thinking, systems view of the world, Theory of Constraints, change, change management, human constraint

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  • Come together, right now! Technology for Collaboration

    New technological platforms are emerging almost daily to allow people to come together and collaborate. This should be good news because every human activity aimed at producing a result requires collaboration. Even more good news is that this is very healthy in evolutionary terms: collabora...

    Tags: Systems Thinking, systems view of the world, Theory of Constraints, change, oriented network, Prerequisite Tree, project management, technology for collaboration, Transition Tree

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  • Defining “Scaling” Agile, Part 6: Creating the Agile Organization

    We might start to think about agile approaches as a project change. However, if you want to “scale” agile, the entire culture changes. Here is a list of the series and how everything changes the organization’s culture: Defining “Scaling” Agile, Part 1: Creating Cr...

    Tags: agile, MPD, change, change model, collaboration, cost of delay, cultural change, culture, flow efficiency, leadership, management, portfolio management, transition to agile, value, visualize, work in progress

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