Is everybody ‘perfectly aligned'? Well, think again!

Is everybody ‘perfectly aligned'? Well, think again!
‘We are totally aligned’ said the leader in a confident tone. The rest of the team stayed silent or simply nodded in agreement. This mix of confidence and silence was a red flag for the coach – an invitation to be curious.

Is Rising Internal Complexity a Risk to Your Ambitious Plans?

Is Rising Internal Complexity a Risk to Your Ambitious Plans?
Have you got complexity under control? Well, if the answer is ‘yes’ maybe you should think again! To deal with a complex external environment requires first mastering internal complexity.

Is Your Organization Calm or Chaotic? A new metric has the answer

Is Your Organization Calm or Chaotic? A new metric has the answer
Here we introduce a new metric – the C2 Score – a metric for internal & external complexity. The objective is not just to measure but to engage with complexity in a new way.
Is Your Organization Calm or Chaotic? A new metric has the answer

Could You be Overlooking the No.1 Source of Complexity Today?

Could You be Overlooking the No.1 Source of Complexity Today?
Leaders are typically well-attuned to external complexity. However, the real danger arises when external complexity is met with internal complexity. The result is complexity squared (C2) and it can feel chaotic.

Has Your C-suite a Rosy View of Org. Reality?

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Our data suggests those charged with ‘making things happen' tend to see up to 20% more complexity than senior leaders. Put another way, leaders often underestimate […]

Over-Confidence: 4 Reasons Why Your Strategy or Project may be at Risk

Over-Confidence: 4 Reasons Why Your Strategy or Project may be at Risk
Why Your Spectacles are Probably Rose-Tinted! If you believe the statistics, most projects and strategies are running either behind time, over budget or otherwise failing to […]

Business Unusual: The Growth Mindset of Organizations

Business Unusual: The Growth Mindset of Organizations
The organizational equivalent of Growth or Fixed mindset, is a Business Unusual or Business as Usual mindset.

Shouldn't Business Unusual Become More Usual?

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Business Unusual is a bye word for many of the most complex challenges of modern leadership and strategy. Typically, it is seen as the opposite of business […]

Is your Project or Strategy ‘Business As Usual'?

Is your Project or Strategy ‘Business As Usual'?
To what extent is your project ‘business as usual' or ‘business unusual'? The answer to this question is more important than you might think. It has […]

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