As a change leader, learn how you can help others in your organization expand their vision and aim further than they would have ever thought possible to create change.
- So let's talk about hockey pucks.…Hockey great Wayne Gretzky is famous for saying,…"A good hockey player plays where the puck is,…"but a great hockey player plays where the puck…"is going to be."…If all that you had to worry about was a world…of linear change,…then to stay ahead of your competition,…you'd have to skate in a straight line…to where the puck is going to be.…But we live in a world of exponential change,…a hockey stick curve that's only predictable in its speed.…You're gonna need to think as big as possible…to get ahead of that curve.…
So how can you do that?…With what's known as 10x thinking.…Google is probably the greatest proponent of 10x thinking.…The company uses this approach to improve everything…from product development to internal employee processes.…It's based on a simple question.…Can you envision an approach that would improve…at least 10 times over the current approach?…Can you make it 10 times faster,…10 times better, 10 times cheaper, or all the above?…Let's say you work for a company that makes…
- Recall the benefits of using personal power to lead in a flat organization.
- Name the main tactic of the opponents of change.
- Determine when a top-down approach to leading change is appropriate.
- List the two elements present in a team that is proficient at change.
- Identify the most important capability when considering a candidate for a position on an innovative team.
- Define “responsible change.”
- Recognize the appropriate time to encourage 10x thinking.