The world is shifting.
You cannot manage change with certainty. Outcomes can be divergent and unpredictable. Things rarely run as you intended, and you can never really predict what the result will be when you start.
Change is messy. Let’s face it; nobody likes change. Perhaps more precisely, nobody wants to be changed. Whether it’s a significant formal change, with jobs on the line, or a slight change in process, there will always be a fallout. For every action, there will be a reaction.
Over the last two decades, I’ve sat in countless classrooms to learn about leadership and management. As a leadership nerd, of course, I’m fascinated by the latest theories. I love applying strategy, behavioural change, and psychology, even employment law. I can get lost in that world...
I never want to feel that again and you don’t need to.
As I’ve virtually travelled across the UK and Europe to deliver my thoughts on the future of healthcare and teaching, I’ve been challenged to consider the future of different industries, especially the future of strategy.
You may have seen me geek out about the future and how automation and AI will shape the future of health and the future of teaching. I’ve recently been asked though to predict the future of strategy.
A few months ago I watched the domino chain effect video which demonstrated elegantly how a tiny brick just 5mm high and 1mm thick can create enough momentum to knock over a brick the size of the Empire State Building. It’s a straightforward physics conundrum based on perfectly spaced...