Stragility

23
Jan

MITSloan Article: The Discipline of Creativity

How do you start backcasting the future? MITSloan breaks down the discipline of creativity into 7 steps:

1. Define the problem and solution space

2. Break the problem down

3. Make the problem personal

4. Apply an outside-in perspective

5. Diverge before you converge

6. Create “idea resumes”

7. Create a plan to learn

http://goo.gl/yGkpTo

9
Jan

Video Clip: Know Your Why

At #Stragility, we believe in cultivating the understanding of the “why” behind the change… Here is an awesome video to show ‘why’ this part is so important in anything you do #mondaymotivation

21
Nov

HBR Article: Organizations Can’t Change If Leaders Don’t Change With Them

McKinsey and Harvard Business Review studies show transformation efforts failure rate is over 60%. This article explains why change should begin with the leaders themselves to be most effective.

https://goo.gl/trHYwD

4
Nov

Illustration: What Does it Mean to Be a Leader?

26
Oct

IndustryWeek: Get Off the Hamster Wheel and Drive Real Change

“Nothing is beyond our control, given the proper corporate culture and mentality. It’s a matter of how organizations operate and how they challenge their employees to think.” Stragility is about constantly adapting the way we think and work to envision a better tomorrow.

http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/get-hamster-wheel-and-drive-real-change

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12
Oct

Leadership Tip of the Day

So excited that we were the tip of the day yesterday for The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute based in NYC! http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1102316637492&ca=7d6f6b3b-f5a8-4f83-80a6-aa2a63409abf

26
Aug

Business Radio X

We got the awesome opportunity to be interviewed by Business Radio X while at the Business Writers Conference! Check out what Lisa had to say here: http://highvelocityradio.businessradiox.com/2016/08/03/business-writers-conference-2016/

23
Aug

HBR Article

“Resilience Is About How You Recharge Not How You Endure.” This HBR article shows tackling exhaustion and overwork with your own methods is the best way to make sure your ready for what’s next. “The key to resilience is trying really hard, then stopping, recovering, and then trying again.” Sounds like a bit of change fitness!

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Check out the article: https://hbr.org/2016/06/resilience-is-about-how-you-recharge-not-how-you-endure?utm_campaign=HBR&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

22
Jul

CLO Magazine

3 Ways To Navigate The Politics Of Change Using Stragility
1. Map The Political Landscape
2. Understand Magnet And Fear Factors
3. Engage The Skeptics

http://www.clomedia.com/2016/07/11/3-ways-to-navigate-the-politics-of-change/

20
Jul

Ellen Interviewed on Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Ellen was interviewed by Caroline Dowd-Higgins, talking about the common pitfalls that change leaders face and how to overcome them, these pitfalls include: locking and loading on strategy, ignoring the politics, selling and telling the change, and change fatigue.

Your Working Life with Ellen Auster