“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”
One of the greatest challenges that leaders can face is the task of cultural change in the organization. Sometimes, the organizations we are working in and leading have a culture that has not kept up with modern times or has “strayed” from the path of the organizational charter, mission statement, core values, or road to excellence. At other times, the organization and its people have become complacent, stuck on status quo, need a reboot or <sometimes> a good swift kick in the rear.
It is extremely challenging when working on the inside of an organization to recognize this “straying, failure to keep up, or reboot requirement.” Often times, this is why a fresh leader is brought in from the outside.… Read the rest