Answering the 17 questions contained in our Preparing for Change Flowchart will assist you in preparing to address or navigate the potential pitfalls associated with an intentional change initiative. It can also help you problem solve what might not be working in your response to an unintentional change initiative.
“Understanding the VUCA World,” a video with Bob Johansen and David Small. Bob Johansen, from The Institute For the Future, is the creator of VUCA prime. In this short video (less than 5 minutes) he explains it.
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
Kelly McGonigal translates academic research into practical strategies for health, happiness and personal success
Malcolm Gladwell on spaghetti sauce – Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce – and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness. Detective of fads and emerging subcultures, chronicler of jobs-you-never-knew-existed, Malcolm Gladwell’s work is toppling the popular understanding of bias, crime, food, marketing, race, consumers and intelligence.
Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story – Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.