Leaving old paradigms of command and control, “driving results,” and micro-managing people performance is akin to stepping out of a comfort zone, and until managers and leaders have clarity in choices that are far more effective, they will resist change and rationalize away their ownership of causing and “being the change” they want to see.
•There are discrete operating states that all organizations proceed through, and knowing the pitfalls and antidotes of each of these phases is essential to garnering predictability for growth as well as pre-emptively preparing for highly predictable “breakdowns” in relationships, accountability, integrity, and intention.
•Most new businesses fail, and most organizational initiatives fail to live up to their promise, and the key root issues and solutions are at the core of this program.
•Recognizing the signs, symptoms, and costs of breakdowns are essential competencies of effective leadership, as are knowing the key repeatable steps for moving from breakdowns to breakthroughs. Breakthroughs feel extraordinary and hallmarks of a culture of accomplishment.