It can be a real challenge for a large organization to manage its IT operations when it does not have the right fusion of people, an effective delegation of leadership, the appropriate set of tools and processes in place, and the correct type of environment and resources in place.
Agile is increasingly widespread in usage and mention, making the notion of switching from a more traditional method to agile a plausible one. Those who are considering agile transformation should thoroughly understand the process and what it entails, in order to ensure a smooth transformation and to reap the full benefits.
For me and for many, poor-leadership is the big elephant in the room. Its that big, its arse is pushing ones face up against the wall for lack of space. It’s that obvious.
Being an unreasonable person has always had a negative connotation for most. However, the following quote points to a new and enlightening perspective. Have a read and see what you think.
A fellow Co-Active leader in one of our private slack channels was considering some of the painful challenges in the world. She asked how can we as leaders/coaches make a difference to the world through our clients and people we lead.
Toxic leadership and overbearing (command-and-control) only delivers what the leadership asks for. And from my own experience, that isn’t what’s always needed. Businesses, in the VUCA* world we live in, need to have employees that can speak out (psychological safety), be creative and innovative.