Working with leaders to become Transformational Leaders as well as working with executives who are in the middle of transforming their life and their carrier the muddiest phase or the hardest part of our work is to face their own inner and outer saboteurs. Especially the inner ones!
‘Failed Changes’ Game #2
“There is nothing permanent except change” Heraclitus. This is even more acutely relevant today than back in ancient times. However, we still haven’t developed enough resilience and awareness in change. Here I continue with more of the most commonly made errors in bringing about change in organisations.
When I work with leaders as an executive coach to expand their leadership capacity by being, thinking and leading in a transformational way at some point we discuss the internal and external saboteurs. What gets in the way of delivering business results in accordance with the desired vision in the continuously changing and complex business environment of today world?
Mirror, mirror on the wall......
Cliff Kimber, the presenter of Coaching without Borders in May drew my attention to a TEDxDanubia talk of Margaret Heffernan on willful blindness. Willful blindness is a legal term which means, if there's information that you could know and you should know but you somehow manage not to know, the law considers that you're willfully blind. You have chosen not to know.