“In the future, the real core competence of companies will be the ability to continuously and creatively destroy and remake themselves to meet customer demands.” –Noel Tichy, Author of The Leadership Engine The concept of re-inventing ourselves is not new. There are countless examples of this mantra in history, think about the U.S.S.R, Germany, or China, and our contemporary culture,
Many years ago, my work shifted from a job to a career. In the recent years, my career became my vocation. Along this journey, my work / goals / objectives expanded beyond integrating processes and systems, to integrating people and teams, to now include helping others expand themselves so they may better achieve their own work / goals / objectives. Along these
YouTube – Herm’s Message To Rookies. In the United States, the NFL season is upon us, or not. I hope the owners and players come to a settlement, but that is not what I want to share today. In preparation for the upcoming NFL season, the league held its rookie seminar to welcome the newest players into the league, a
Great People Are Overrated – Bill Taylor – Harvard Business Review. How many times have you worked in a team where, there was one or two outstanding performers who always had the answer and were the “go to” people in the team? What 5 adjectives would you use to describe the culture / character of that team? Heroes are everywhere.
UPDATE – Please be sure to check out the Change Management Manifesto as well. How much process is too much process? How can you implement enough process so that you get the benefits (e.g. efficiency, repeatability, scale, etc.) but not too much so as to slow down your agility? The Change Management discipline / industry would be wise to reflect