From Accountant to Yogi: Making a Radical Career Change
At some point, almost all of us will experience a period of radical professional change. Some of us will seek it out; for others it will feel like an unwelcome intrusion into otherwise stable careers. Either way, we have choices about how we respond to it when it comes.
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Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 05/26/2016 at 08:12 am
To Grow as a Person, Selectively Forget the Past
For 35 years, I have used the Three Box Solution framework in my work with corporations. This is practical approachintegrates (Box 1) current business performance with (Box 2) selective forgetting of the past and (Box 3) creating the future. But it’s not only business issues that can be solved with the three box approach — some executives with whom I’ve used...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 05/12/2016 at 10:47 am
What FDR Knew About Managing Fear in Times of Change
In our work with leaders we’ve found that managing successful transformational change has a lot to do with managing fear. This includes fear of the unknown, fear of failure, fear of change, or even fear of fear itself. This is especially true when making bold changes — the kind of change that could take an organization to a whole new level of performance, or, out of a paralyzing tailspin. The bolder the...
Posted by: Vijay Govindarajan - 05/04/2016 at 11:05 am