There are deep cultural challenges at play in many organizations. The internal climate — whatever the state — directly impacts the success of the external brand.
Because we often see these challenges, we share and advise clients on how to address their own obstacles in the most effective way.
A framework worth mentioning recently crossed our path. Innovative in its practical, action-oriented nature, “blue ocean leadership” provides a means of elevating engagement right away.
It focuses on the definition of immediate, practical steps that leaders can take to engage teams more effectively. The framework offers a timely contrast to leadership development approaches that focus on changing belief systems.
We’d be remiss in not sharing the Harvard Business Review article by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne that caught our eyes. The insights contained may accelerate many organizations’ needed change.