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Getting Started: first steps

There is no fixed process: every scenario is unique. We offer here some thinking to get you started.

  • What should we be cautious of as we pursue this kind of change?

    Any scenario that makes more room for relationship carries more relationship risks: that is a given. So this question is more about those specific to the change work. The traps and temptations that ar...

  • How can we give employees more control of their own jobs?

    In a C21st Org, people do not fit into a predetermined job description or title, they co-define their role alongside a team by taking into considering their unique skills and characteristics in the co...

  • How do I negotiate more freedom from my boss?

    The issue with freedom is that it doesn’t - and shouldn’t - come for free. So, if we want to negotiate more freedom from our boss then first we must consider what freedom brings and what we are willin...

  • How can we consider how authoritarian our organisation is?

    Here are simple statements that describe an authoritarian approach across each key area of an organisation. By considering how accurately these statements describe your organisation, you can establish...

  • How do you deal with cynics and cynicism?

    When we seek real change, we will face real opposition; cynicism is a natural part of any change. How do we address it? To create a divide between ourselves and those who are unsure about this way for...

  • How can I prepare for pursuing this change?

    Before we pursue the “how” of this change, we must invest the time to ask ourselves the questions that really matter. Ultimately, we'll be asking these questions of others (directly or indirectly), so...