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Confidence isn’t the absence of anxiety. Confidence is the ability to step into anxiety and see what good might result. Where does confidence to face anxiety come from? Anxiety: You’re anxious when you… Continue reading → [...]

Alexandra Jankovich and Tom Voskes wrote the book Make Disruption Work – a CEO handbook for digital transformation. Everybody is talking about digital disruption. It will continue impacting every sector and industry and creating new ways for companies to serve … Continue reading → [...]

It matters to ensure support and adoption When change is launched in an organization, there is an expectation among senior leadership that it will be successful. Sometimes this assumption is made because the change appears to be minor and “not a big deal.” Other times this assumption is made because senior leadership understands why the [...] The post Engage Employees in Change appeared first on Gina Abudi. [...]

Few things in organizational life are more dangerous than speaking truth to power. But isolated leaders become arrogant, indulgent, and authoritarian. Incompetent leaders count on reluctance to maintain their position and power. As… Continue reading → [...]

Mendix Moves Center Stage; Low-Code Ups Bottom Line for WRSTBND BOSTON – August 20, 2019 — Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader [...]

“My husband says a conversation with Dan is like surgery without anesthesia.” (During a birthday party for a long-time coaching client.) People don’t tell leaders the truth. They imagine what you want to… Continue reading → [...]

"Don't take a [drink of] the Kool-Aid when you don't know the flavor" Cory Booker Senator In other words: You may like what you hear; just be sure you understand what it is you like Buy them at any online book retailer! [...]

A companion learning tool to pass the PRINCE2 Foundation exam. It’s based on a simple 3-step approach: study, practise and mock exams. You can do a quick test by topic or a full mock exam. You can review answers provided … Continue reading → [...]

You see yourself as sunny. Others think you’re cloudy. The way you occur to others and the way you perceive yourself are two different things. When you look at the sky: According to… Continue reading → [...]

Agile leans heavily on the idea of "the narrative" or "epoch"; other methodologies speak of strategic outcomes and value statements. In any form there is the inference of "the" narrative, as though there is only one arching aiming point for the project. Not so fast! Not all might agree; alas, there might be (are you ready for this?) disagreements regarding the value statement, narrative, or [...]

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