Fewer, better, stronger

  Fail to focus and your organization is doomed, writes Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2017_full_book/74″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button]   I have come to the view that managers cannot count. When I run workshops with senior leadership teams I ask them to write down their company’s top three initiatives and then list their replies … Read more

A manifesto for everyday innovation

Create a climate where ideas-making is once a day rather than once in a lifetime, says Tom Hughes [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2017_full_book/46″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I work with leaders from all around the world. We discuss their issues, their challenges and what they’re trying to do about them. And one of the … Read more

Focus on flow

Coach of coaches Myles Downey examines the mental state of true champions It takes a lot to make a champion, or even a contender. It takes a modicum of talent and lot of hard work. It takes courage and determination, desire and perseverance. The one thing that distinguishes the winners from the ‘also ran’ competitor, … Read more

Too hot, too cold, just right

Temperatures in the office influence work performance, learns Kirsten Levermore “It’s so hot in here, I’m falling asleep!” “I can barely type I’m so cold.” “Can someone open a window?” The battle over the office temperature rages the world over. But colleagues are not simply whining – their bodies are actually telling them they are … Read more

Marshall Goldsmith: Be more like your heroes

Recently I was at a workshop with my good friend designer Ayse Birsel. Ayse has created a program that helps leaders Design the Life You Love. During the program, Ayse asked us (the participants) to list our heroes. I made my list. Here are some of the people who were on my list. Frances Hesselbein, … Read more

Brain dead brainstorming

  James Dyson is an evangelist for the creative process of change, quoting ‘People think of creativity as a mystical process. Creativity is something that has to be worked at, and it has specific characteristics. Unless we understand how it happens, we will not improve our creativity, as a society or as a world’. Creativity … Read more

Your guide to company brain surgery

  Companies are wired – like humans – to resist differences. To change organizations, you need to understand their biology [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2016_full_book/24″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The jargon suggests that companies have a brain. We often hear terms and concepts such as ‘organizational learning’, ‘organizational memory’, ‘the culture of an organization’ and ‘organizational behaviours’. This begs the question: do organizations even think? … Read more

Dialogue Classic: Raise your inner game

  Business is a little like tennis. You often play best when you don’t over-think it [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2016_full_book/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I picked up a tennis racket for the first time in a while recently – and was reminded of Tim Gallwey. Best known for his seminal 1974 work The Inner Game of Tennis, … Read more