How do you work with and embrace complexity in your organization? Read on to find out more...
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Welcome to the 2nd edition of our monthly newsletter where we recommend videos, podcasts and articles in the field of transformational leadership. We will continue to publish longer book excerpts and new scholarship in the Mobius Strip, our transformational leadership magazine.
This month we share a video of Mobius Snr. Expert and McKinsey Director Emeritus, Zafer Achi. Recorded during last year’s Next Practice Summer Gathering, this is a very informed encapsulation of how to work with and embrace complexity in your organization and a refined articulation of how to think systemically when attempting large scale change work.
It's also a timely reminder that places are filling for this year’s June gathering. Register here.
In recognition of the Feast of Saint Valentine, we’re also delighted to share a podcast which offers a brilliant summary from family therapist and Mobius Snr. Expert, Terry Real, on how to get what we need from those closest to us. Finally, Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, our global Director of Coaching, is live from the Googleplex, where she shares 7 practices for mastering difficult conflict.
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Embracing Complexity: Thought Leadership from NPI Faculty
Mobius Senior Expert and McKinsey Director Emeritus, Zafer Achi’s keynote from last year’s Summer Gathering is a wonderful encapsulation of how we might embrace complexity. Click here for a 12 minute summary.
We highly recommend the unabridged recording where Zafer discusses what gets in the way of embracing complexity, guides us through Snowden & Boone’s influential Cynefin framework for making decisions, and highlights 3 habits of mindeach us can practice to better equip ourselves and the leaders we work with during these complex times.
This is an excellent introduction to the powerfully effective work of Terry Real, Mobius Senior Expert, author and family therapist. In this one-hour podcastTerry shares the principles and practices of conducting the most difficult conversations most of us will ever have (with the people who matter most to us).