2 minutes read. Last week, I introduced Design Thinking as the mindset shift needed to successfully guide organizations through the changes caused by the wicked problems they face. This week, we look at where we need to be and, at a high level, how design thinking can get us there. Where We Need to Be I talked about […]
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Why Design Thinking is Not Another Methodology, But the Mindset You Need to Re-invent Change Management.
4 minutes read. One gloomy day of the lockdown, I decided to reread a book that had changed my life. Nine years ago, it had caught my eye when I was searching for the “fundamental ways for a mindset change.” It was around the time of my first exposure to the Design Thinking mindset. “The
9 minutes read. When I joined the team to lead a complex agile transformation, everybody was gossiping about her–she was resistant. She was the head of one of the key departments in the company. Her attitude was irritating and disturbing. She did not collaborate with any of the agile coaches, and I was warned not
6 minutes read – That morning, like most of my mornings, I opened my eyes and looked at the sky through the window. Beams of light were shining on my bed, and I knew it was time to wake up. I usually open my eyes to the question: “What gives meaning to this fresh day
Food for thought! When it comes to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, one question that comes to mind is whether machines are going to replace humans. A common understanding is that when machine intelligence ends, human creativity begins. Usually, creativity is one of those places that people normally consider as the human territory. However, this assumption is hard to accept without a careful
4 minutes read. She is brilliant. My eight years old niece is a curious kid. She always wants to know and asks a lot of questions. She is my interaction and source of learning with another generation: me as a millennial and her as a Gen Z. It was a grey winter evening; my young
Is it painful enough? How to influence executives who aren’t interested in the human factors of change!
5 minutes read. I am waiting for him in the lobby. He is the head of global HR who personally contacted me to discuss a project for his company. It is not an official interview but a casual talk to get to know each other. He greets me and guides me to a common area
5 minutes read. Years ago, I was sitting in one of my MBA classes, excited to hear what the lecturer was about to say. The class was on e-commerce, and I was one of the few students with an IT background. I was sure I was going to shine in the class and get an