He is a big man, at a guess he is not far off retirement and not used to finding himself in this position. His face has gone bright red, setting a contrast with both his shock of grey hair and pink shirt. We are standing together in the middle of the room and the rest of his team, peer group and manager are watching our conversation. We keep pushing gently into…Continue
We did some research a few years ago by interviewing leaders in business that challenge the status quo.
Through these conversations, and our own experience, we noticed a number of common behaviours of what it takes to create a positive disturbance in a department, organisation or…Continue
Added by Rowan Gray on September 15, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments
We often aim for this when we are working with clients; assuming the table isn’t bolted to the floor and entwined with cables (an increasingly common occurrence). When we manage to set up a room in this way there is often…Continue
Added by Nick Mabey on September 14, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments
I had the absolute pleasure last week of working alongside a group of people who had deep levels of trust and respect for each other and huge passion and enthusiasm for their work. They were also able in the moment to suspend judgement and keep an open mind on what could only be described as “out there stuff”(in relation to most traditional organisational mindsets) which my dear…Continue
Added by Mandy Bennett on September 11, 2015 at 16:30 — No Comments
Having read this blog for many years from my adopted base in China and heard all the doom and gloom reported recently in Western media about the slowdown in the Chinese economy I wanted to redress the balance and assure you that there is no shortage of people here who are actively continuing to challenge the status quo.
It has been fascinating to observe the challenger…Continue
Added by David Joseph on September 10, 2015 at 20:00 — No Comments