Containing the pain of Change
thoughts and theory on containment, the valuable ability for leaders to
harbor mental complexity to gain progress. Let's face it, change is
messy, and the mistakes are there, waiting to be made. If we can
tolerate the inner pains and hold back defenses toward the phycological
reorientation, the organization can land on its two feet at the end of a
Facing uncertainty, how do you keep the music playing
How can leaders deal with the unknown? Maria João Pires' concert in Stockholm made me think of a Pires anecdote (recorded) that shows the value of creating a holding environment to tolerate uncertainty.
*This is not happening*
Social Defense and Change
Everyone agreed: This is the way forward. And then... not much happens. Everyone seems busy but too little gets done. What's going on? It may be time to analyze your organization's social defense systems.
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