incrementalism and change…..

Over the past few weeks I have had a chance to meet with some leaders whose current engagement at work involves dealing with a huge amount of change across a variety of functions. So even though one of the earlier posts had been dedicated to the subject of management of change, I am creating another one. Such situations always demand novel approaches and experimentation and force one to try and explore new dimensions in your quest to be successful. It is quite obvious that for anything to change, someone has to start acting differently. If the magnitude of change is large and profound, almost everyone has to be doing so. Ultimately the success of all change efforts boils down to the same mission - can you get people to start behaving in a new way. That requires serious personal

adding value…..

The higher you go in an organization, the more you need to make other people winners and not think so much about winning yourself. Perhaps you have lots more to gain by not winning at all.Successful practice of leadership is clearly about doing more of what you do well. Isn't it rather obvious to reinforce all that people like about you and your style!  Let me provide another perspective on good leadership - to stop behaviours that alienate potential allies, demoralise talented and committed people. Simply stated, eliminating bad habits that prevent you from becoming as successful as you could possibly be. These are not flaws of skills or limitations in intelligence that are too late to fix for a smarter you. They are behavioural flaws, annoyances that reduce