Deepening our understanding of leadership at startups
photo credit: rocketspace.com As I reflect on my own experience at multiple startups and as I listen to others share their stories, it is apparent that leadership at startups can be unique. There are any number of challenges that are different at startups from more established organizations. One such challenge is individuals who may find … Continue reading Leadership at Startups
A good article by McKinsey & Company on managing our own biases.
Living in the tension between purpose-driven and for-profit. Building a culture based on the mission: ‘talent has no boundaries—and opportunities shouldn’t either.’ DDD is transforming lives around the world. They exist in the ambiguous space between two opposing forces. I find this story immensely inspiring and it deepens my belief in the power of social … Continue reading Culture Lab and Digital Divide Data
From McKinsey Global Survey. The importance of developing leadership capabilities was a major theme in successful transformations. https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/what-successful-transformations-share-mckinsey-global-survey-results
You’ve carefully created, architected and put color to your personal vision. You’ve designed your lifestyle exactly as you want it. You’ve enabled yourself with skills and competencies that allow you to be a global nomad. You are finally living your dream and your first stop is an exotic place a long way from home. Everything … Continue reading Growth Mindset as a Global Nomad
31 Jan - 2 Feb 2019: MindKatalysts- Catherine is attending the first annual Resilient Minds Winter Conference! The purpose is to get focused for 2019, share knowledge and have meaningful dialogues about important professional topics. Focused Change Management at its best. We are staying at the super trendy Hotel Bellora in the center of Gothenburg! … Continue reading Attending Resilient Minds Winter Conference 2019
Part of navigating a global transition and successfully adapting to a new place lies in gaining cultural intelligence about yourself and the place you are in. One aspect of cultural intelligence is the concept of tight vs. loose cultures. A super interesting article in Behavior Scientist and an introduction to Michele Gelfand's new book on … Continue reading Tight vs. Loose Cultures
The NeuroLeadership Institute has published a short white paper on how organizational culture change really happens. It starts with a Growth Mindset. The paper goes on to outline the NLI's Priorities, Habits and Systems approach to implement culture change. https://neuroleadership.com/your-brain-at-work/how-culture-change-really-happens/ Enjoy!