Category Archives: Blog Post

5 Tips for Better Organizational Coaching

Organizational coaching and change leadership are tough disciplines that lie at the intersection of social and neuroscience, systems thinking, complexity theory and more. If you are a coach, continuously improving your professional skills and knowledge is like oxygen: the organizational landscape is so broad, complex and diverse that you can never be “prepped enough”.  Here… Read More »

The Problem with Systems Thinking is in… Not Applying It

  We often hear (and also say) things like: “avoid local optimization”, “optimize the system as a whole”, and so on… Those are very reasonable suggestions. And yet, as many of us know, organizations don’t seem to be very good at it. Actually, most of the time they are not good at this at all!… Read More »

A New Course for Organizational Leaders Will Soon Be Released

Folks, I am super-excited to announce that on March 15, 2018, we will be releasing a brand new course: Lean-Agile Mindset and Culture: A Course for Organizational Leaders. Many of us have faced an increasingly common problem: the transformation is going full steam, but the leadership mindset is lagging behind, inadvertently creating a principal impediment… Read More »

Fixed or Variable? It’s Actually Both!

Should my team structure be fixed or variable? Should my funding be fixed or variable? Should the plan reflect fixed expectations or variable possibilities? The reality is, it’s neither one of those isolated notions, but rather both of them enabling organization’s performance in concert with each other. On the one hand, enterprise reality contains inherent… Read More »

High Reliability Organizations (HROs) – Podcast with Brian “Ponch” Rivera

In this podcast we are discussing how High Reliability Organizations (HROs) manage information flows, risks, team dynamics and more. Here’s the podcast recording: To reach out to Brian: https://www.aglx.consulting @PonchAGLX LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/briandrivera/ References to books mentioned in the podcast: Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty By Karl Weick and Kathleen Sutcliffe… Read More »