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Mindset

According to the Harvard Business Review , organisations spend approximately $356 billion on leadership development efforts, yet fewer than 25% of organisations believe their efforts are effective.
That’s a lot of hard-earned money being wasted on programs that do not address a fundamental skill often lacking in leaders, mindset. Mindset is an attribute that is foundational to how leaders act, think, learn and behave; it is the trait that defines their ability to make sense of information, to act and navigate the challenges that they face. In many ways, mindset is the optic through which leaders define their efforts.

The 5%

System shocks and structural changes are transforming the way we live, work and relate. Over the last 2 years, we have seen the rule book ripped up, systems dismantled, and change forced on organisations as a result of the COVID Pandemic, geopolitical change and the unprecedented rate and scale of disruption.

The Art of Sensemaking

Sensemaking, a term introduced by Karl Weick, refers to how we structure the unknown so as to be able to act in it. Sensemaking involves coming up with a plausible understanding—a map—of a shifting world; testing this map with others through data collection, action, and conversation; and then refining, or abandoning, the map depending on how credible it is.