Guiding Organizations in Times of Rapid Change



Leadership is a central pillar for organizations. 

Amid rapid change, it might be the pillar. Without solid leadership, companies fall apart. The chaotic reality that is 2020 perfectly illustrates this point. Companies must adapt or disappear. And leaders must drive this adaptation with an open mind, steady hand, and firm resolve. This path offers indispensable skills and perspectives for leaders in these uncertain times.

Learning Objective: Activate the mindset needed to lead organizations in rapidly changing environments

Focus: Adaptability, uncertainty, and disruption


Don't miss the Discussion Guides attached to the Closing Video.


Pre-Reading

How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World By Lisa Kay Solomon 

The Best Leaders Know a Complex World Demands an Improvised Response By Lisa Kay Solomon 

How to Balance Experience and Youth for Powerful Leadership By Lisa Kay Solomon

AI Will Create Millions More Jobs Than It Will Destroy. Here’s How By Byron Reese


Suggested Books

The Disruption Mindset: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The People Vs Tech: How the Internet Is Killing Democracy

The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom

Guiding Organizations in Times of Rapid Change

Total Duration: 2:29:51

Videos: 11

Includes
Section One: Opening
06:20
Exponential Leadership with Sally Dominguez

To bring about exponential change, you will get what you accept. At this moment, there are four possible futures ahead of you: The one you chase, the one you defend, the one you improve, or the one you create. Your exponential journey and its outcome will be vastly different depending on the one you accept. Which will you choose?

Section Two: The Disruption Mindset
25:32
The Disruption Mindset with Charlene Li

Digital technologies have revolutionized leadership. To be truly engaged, effective leaders must harness the power of digital communications and branding, rather than remain on the sidelines. The key is understanding how your personal leadership style can scale through digital techniques to achieve your goals. You’ll learn the art and science of how to listen, share, and engage with employees and customers in the digital era.

Section Three: How Leaders Can Navigate Chaos in Uncertain Times
20:45
How Leaders Can Navigate Chaos in Uncertain Times with Amanda Manna

Navigating ambiguity is an essential skill for leaders to develop for themselves and their teams. Building trust and fostering an adaptive team culture starts with knowing and leveraging the strengths of team members, and embracing new tools to support true transformation. In this session, learn frameworks and insights into the skills needed to successfully lead through chaos in these uncertain times.

Section Four: Celebrating Success One Failure at a Time
24:39
Celebrating Success One Failure at a Time with Christina Gerakiteys

To succeed in business, we must change the language of ‘failure’. Failure is only one step on the path to success. Imagine a world where failure was celebrated and the lessons from each step observed as a point from where improvements were made? Imagine a structure where ‘failure’ brought people together to work towards success? Imagine what great changes will take place when this rhetoric becomes reality.

  • Worksheet_ Celebrating Success One Failure at a Time.pdf

Section Five: Innovating in a Digital World
32:33
Innovating in a Digital World with Darlene Damm

While it may seem the world is becoming more and more unpredictable, it is simply operating by a new set of rules. In fact, many companies, organizations and individuals who understand the new rules are doing quite well. This session will explore how the innovation process is different in a digital world – from technology development to fundraising to managing regulatory and ethical issues - all with the goal of empowering you to thrive and feel at home in this new reality.

Section Six: Critical Thinking, Decision Making & Ethics: Information
26:37
Critical Thinking, Decision Making & Ethics: Information with Alix Rübsaam

The context for making leadership decisions has changed tremendously. One of the biggest shifts in the decision-making process is how we inform ourselves, affecting how we position ourselves as decision-makers. This session provides an overview of how digital technologies have and continue to influence changes in the information landscape and offers new skills and points of action within these spaces.

Section Seven: Closing
02:22
Closing Exponential Leadership with Sally Dominguez
  • Discussion Guide- Guiding Organizations in Times of Rapid Change.pdf