ArticleThe Role of Scenario Planning 2.0 in Execution Excellence
By Albert Durig
July 8, 2020
Our world is changing faster than ever and with those changes, we need to learn to adapt quickly and intelligently. Scenario planning 2.0 is all about how fast we can read, listen, and integrate new information and adjust our plans quickly. But what exactly is the role of scenario planning 2.0 in execution excellence?
ArticleSurvivor Syndrome: Planning for the Future in Crisis
By Fran Cherny
July 7, 2020
People are still struggling with how to adjust to the changes happening in our world today, but we still need to find a way to reconnect with our future, vision, and possibilities. How can we create a future together when there is still so much uncertainty?
ArticlePolarities at play amid COVID-19
By Richi Gil
July 2, 2020
To survive and thrive in these difficult times, you have to be able to put the polarities and tensions created by this hyper volatile context on the table. Talk about them with the mindset of the learner; understand how everything can be true at the same time.
ArticleSurvivor Syndrome: Gather Information and Act
By Thierry de Beyssac
July 2, 2020
The number one need employees and managers have in the current context is for their organization and leaders to actively listen, with empathy and compassion, to their feelings, fears, difficulties, and what support they need. This is the first step to treating any trauma.
ArticleScenario Planning 2.0
By Fran Cherny
June 26, 2020
Traditional scenario planning considers possible future scenarios in order to formulate the best plans to tackle any given outcome. But what happens when the future suddenly seems more uncertain than ever? We are facing fast changing environments in which people and organizations are struggling with how to adjust to it all. Now the question is, how do we find the way forward?
ArticleReturn to the new normal: Leader’s top of mind
June 13, 2020
Axialent recently hosted a live debate, Return to the new normal: Leader’s top of mind, where our two experts explored and debated global organizations' leaders' top of mind topics and how to prepare for the “new normal”. The live webinar covered three pressing questions: 1) What do you think the “new normal” is going to look like? 2) What challenges and opportunities do you see now emerging from this crisis? and 3) What is the implication of this new normal at a leader’s personal level?
ArticleSurvivor Syndrome: Building Bridges
By Constanza Busto
June 12, 2020
If “meeting people where they are” makes us feel loved and valued and can help us thrive, why do we often experience disconnection or misunderstandings instead? And how can we increase our connection to build bridges and “meet people where they are?”
ArticleNever let a good crisis go to waste: Empathy and gratitude as a character-building workout
By Oseas Ramírez
May 29, 2020
Whatever the lenses we choose to practice gratitude and empathy, they can be helpful to get some understanding of what others are living during this crisis. Realizing that can help put things in perspective - and it's one of many ways in which we can individually do our work to avoid letting this crisis go to waste.