Or “How to be a totally ineffective leader in 4 easy steps!”
Hmmmmm, that doesn’t sound as attractive as the main title, right?! No, it doesn’t, but it doesn’t make it any less relevant.
It’s not often that I am wanting to talk about “secrets,” but in this case I’m going to make an exception.
I recently saw a tweet by a “renowned leadership expert” talking about “the secret of leadership.”
And that is when I lost it. Here’s why…
It was inevitable, wasn’t it?
I tried so hard, for so long to avoid using the word “transformation.” Yet, I knew it was merely a matter of time…
Until what, you ask?! The word transformation started creeping into our vocabulary (again). This time it was in the context of “Next Generation IT.”
I wish we could say “OK, let’s transform into the organization that we’re intending to become,” we press a button and then watch it happen for us.
Unfortunately, that doesn’t work. What does work?
C’mon over here and let’s chat about that for a bit, OK?
Because we can’t really talk about that, until we get straight about what transformation is (and isn’t)!
Today, I find myself one day older and (hopefully, potentially) a day wiser. I won’t bet my car on the latter, but I think you get my point.
What makes today noteworthy isn’t today, but yesterday. Why yesterday?
Well, it’s because I had the opportunity to be a “Guide” for TFT13! 😀
I thought I’d take the opportunity to make a few notes about my experience of participating in TFT13, while the thoughts were still fresh in my mind.
Care to find out more? Good. Let’s go! 😉 Continue reading