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Creating A Connected
Organization for the 21st
Century
Ayelet Baron, Chief Instigator
May 2014
Get in Touch:
ayelet27@gmai...
I. Setting the Stage
IMAGINE	
  … JUST IMAGINE
Imagine	
  that	
  everyone	
  in	
  your	
  organiza1on	
  
could	
  see	
  into	
  the	
  futu...
What is
Innovation?
5	
  55
Knowing how to reinvent your business
may keep you in business
Test and Learn: Developing A Culture Of
Experimentation
“Looking	
  outside	
  your	
  own	
  industry	
  for	
  inspira1on	
  is	
  as	
  useful	
  as	
  it’s	
  ever	
  been,	
...
Neither a wise man nor a brave man
lies down on the tracks of history to
wait for the train of the future to
run over him....
Industry Lines Are Blurring:
What Business Are You In? Do You Know?
Source:	
  hUp://www.globaltrends.com/knowledge-­‐cent...
II. Welcome to the 21st Century
20th Century World
SCARCITY
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Processed
Innovation with
A Pinch of Best
Practices
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
Experimentati...
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Taking Market
Share From
Competitors
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
Creating New
Markets
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Top Down
Organization
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
Connected and
Networked
Organization
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Command and
Control
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
Trusted
Relationships
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Organization
Centric
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
People Centric
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Silo and
Function Based
Work
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
Project-Based
Work
20th Century World
SCARCITY
Work-Life
Balance Myth
21st Century World
ABUNDANCE
Life-Work.
III. Constant Change is Here
Understanding Change
Change happens every time
our expectations are
disrupted
Is it a major or
minor change for
her? 

Wha...
How we change
Leadership Alignment?
Change is Hard When Words Don’t Match Actions
Which way should I go?
I am not confident in
where she...
Cultural DNA is Key
Source:	
  Cute	
  “Mini	
  Lion”	
  KiUen	
  By	
  Ben	
  Torode	
  
Organizations that
embed practic...
20th Century Skill Sets Don’t Always Work in
the 21st Century
I read the email
but I have no
idea what they
want me to do
...
I am just
going
through the
motions.
They won’t
notice.
Resistance is Alive and Well
I have no idea
where we are
headed so...
So How Do People Change Behavior?
60-­‐70%	
  
Leadership	
  “Say/Do”	
  
Peer-­‐to-­‐Peer	
  
10%	
  
Media/Channels	
  
...
Building A Communication Plan
Engagement Worksheet
Leadership
Systems and Processes
Formal Media
60-70%
20-30%
10%
How We (Humans)
Change Behavior
Most people don’t
know how to
translate the
changes to their job,
role or project
The Only Constant is Change:
We Need Resilience Not More Ambassador Programs
Key Needs
•  Clear urgency of future
state
• ...
III. Building A Connected Networked
Organization
hUp://www.flickr.com/photos/104810962@N02/10826694396/	
  
“A	
  large	
  organisa1on	
  is	
  almost	
  nothing	
  but	
  ...
“When	
  people	
  join	
  groups	
  where	
  change	
  seems	
  possible,	
  the	
  poten1al	
  for	
  that	
  
change	
 ...
hUp://thisisindexed.com/	
   Source:	
  www.onlydeadfish.co.uk	
  @neilperkin	
  
Who Do You Trust?
Who Trusts You?
Blue	
  Morpho	
  BuUerfly	
  And	
  A	
  Three-­‐Year-­‐Old	
  Girl	
  
By	
  Luke	
  Ma...
What Fosters Trust?
Cheetah	
  Cub	
  And	
  Her	
  Mother,	
  Kenya	
  
By	
  Marco	
  Urso	
  
Coley	
  Chris1ne	
  Catalano	
  
Becoming A Connected Organization
Open Relationships
Dialogue
Mindset
Flow
+ Employees
+...
Who is in Your Connected Network?
hUps://www.flickr.com/photos/bonste/	
  
We Need More Leaders in the Edges
Go out to your edges.
Explore the possibilities....
Let’s Talk
Speaker
Facilitator
Innovator
Disruptor
Ayelet
Baron
ayelet@simplifyingwork.com
http://simpligyingwork.com
http...
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Ayelet Baron, Chief Instigator
May 2014

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  1. 1. Creating A Connected Organization for the 21st Century Ayelet Baron, Chief Instigator May 2014 Get in Touch: ayelet27@gmail.com / ayelet@simplifyingwork.com @ayeletb on Twitter
  2. 2. I. Setting the Stage
  3. 3. IMAGINE  … JUST IMAGINE Imagine  that  everyone  in  your  organiza1on   could  see  into  the  future     Imagine  that  you  had  the  ability  to  paint  the   future  in  dis1nct  colors     Imagine  that  those  colors  would  be  the     colors  of  your  organiza4on’s  future  state   and  you  would  exceed  your  goals     Imagine  that  everyone  across  the  company   had  the  same  vision  and  translated  it  to   their  day-­‐to-­‐day  job:     •  Would  the  vision  become  a  reality?   •  What  would  we  be  doing  differently  as  a   result?  
  4. 4. What is Innovation?
  5. 5. 5  55 Knowing how to reinvent your business may keep you in business
  6. 6. Test and Learn: Developing A Culture Of Experimentation
  7. 7. “Looking  outside  your  own  industry  for  inspira1on  is  as  useful  as  it’s  ever  been,  but   you  need  people  who  can  think  laterally  enough  to  apply  an  unfamiliar  idea  to  their   own  situa1on.”   The Importance of Fresh Perspectives: The Art of Listening GeHng  pa1ents  from  surgery  to  ICU  in  Great  Ormond  Street  Hospital   Learning  from  Formula  One  Sped  Up  and  Reduced  Mistakes  by  50%   From  my  connected  network  Source:  www.onlydeadfish.co.uk  @neilperkin  
  8. 8. Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. −Former U.S. General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower What will disrupt your business? © 2013 Simplifying Work. Ayelet Baron
  9. 9. Industry Lines Are Blurring: What Business Are You In? Do You Know? Source:  hUp://www.globaltrends.com/knowledge-­‐center/features/expanding-­‐areas-­‐of-­‐compe11on/60-­‐test-­‐feature-­‐g  
  10. 10. II. Welcome to the 21st Century
  11. 11. 20th Century World SCARCITY 21st Century World ABUNDANCE
  12. 12. 20th Century World SCARCITY Processed Innovation with A Pinch of Best Practices 21st Century World ABUNDANCE Experimentation, Failure, Disruption, Innovation
  13. 13. 20th Century World SCARCITY Taking Market Share From Competitors 21st Century World ABUNDANCE Creating New Markets
  14. 14. 20th Century World SCARCITY Top Down Organization 21st Century World ABUNDANCE Connected and Networked Organization
  15. 15. 20th Century World SCARCITY Command and Control 21st Century World ABUNDANCE Trusted Relationships
  16. 16. 20th Century World SCARCITY Organization Centric 21st Century World ABUNDANCE People Centric
  17. 17. 20th Century World SCARCITY Silo and Function Based Work 21st Century World ABUNDANCE Project-Based Work
  18. 18. 20th Century World SCARCITY Work-Life Balance Myth 21st Century World ABUNDANCE Life-Work.
  19. 19. III. Constant Change is Here
  20. 20. Understanding Change Change happens every time our expectations are disrupted Is it a major or minor change for her? What is the level of disruption in her expectations?
  21. 21. How we change
  22. 22. Leadership Alignment? Change is Hard When Words Don’t Match Actions Which way should I go? I am not confident in where she is going so I’ll just stay here and wait.
  23. 23. Cultural DNA is Key Source:  Cute  “Mini  Lion”  KiUen  By  Ben  Torode   Organizations that embed practices, technologies and values in their DNA are more agile, flexible and achieve results. There is no way I can do that. That’s not how we roll here
  24. 24. 20th Century Skill Sets Don’t Always Work in the 21st Century I read the email but I have no idea what they want me to do If I just keep blowing bubbles, will anyone notice?
  25. 25. I am just going through the motions. They won’t notice. Resistance is Alive and Well I have no idea where we are headed so I am just going to keep doing what I know. I’ve already seen this movie. It won’t work here.
  26. 26. So How Do People Change Behavior? 60-­‐70%   Leadership  “Say/Do”   Peer-­‐to-­‐Peer   10%   Media/Channels   Tradi1onal  Communica1on   20-­‐30%   Messages  sent  via   Systems/Processes  
  27. 27. Building A Communication Plan Engagement Worksheet Leadership Systems and Processes Formal Media 60-70% 20-30% 10%
  28. 28. How We (Humans) Change Behavior Most people don’t know how to translate the changes to their job, role or project
  29. 29. The Only Constant is Change: We Need Resilience Not More Ambassador Programs Key Needs •  Clear urgency of future state •  shared vision and execution •  Time to think, create, fail and innovate •  Leadership support and engagement •  Skills development •  Embedded DNA •  Collaboration and dialogue
  30. 30. III. Building A Connected Networked Organization
  31. 31. hUp://www.flickr.com/photos/104810962@N02/10826694396/   “A  large  organisa1on  is  almost  nothing  but  a   massive  knot  of  pre-­‐exis1ng  rela1onships.”   Ma;  Edgar   hUp://www.quora.com/Innova1on/Why-­‐dont-­‐big-­‐companies-­‐innovate-­‐more/answer/MaU-­‐Edgar?srid=pJZn&share=1   Sticky Organisations Source:  www.onlydeadfish.co.uk  @neilperkin  
  32. 32. “When  people  join  groups  where  change  seems  possible,  the  poten1al  for  that   change  to  occur  becomes  more  real.”   You Are Who You Choose to Spend Time With Source:  www.onlydeadfish.co.uk  @neilperkin  
  33. 33. hUp://thisisindexed.com/   Source:  www.onlydeadfish.co.uk  @neilperkin  
  34. 34. Who Do You Trust? Who Trusts You? Blue  Morpho  BuUerfly  And  A  Three-­‐Year-­‐Old  Girl   By  Luke  MacGregor  
  35. 35. What Fosters Trust? Cheetah  Cub  And  Her  Mother,  Kenya   By  Marco  Urso  
  36. 36. Coley  Chris1ne  Catalano   Becoming A Connected Organization Open Relationships Dialogue Mindset Flow + Employees + Customers + Partners + Vendors + Community Embedded DNA
  37. 37. Who is in Your Connected Network?
  38. 38. hUps://www.flickr.com/photos/bonste/   We Need More Leaders in the Edges Go out to your edges. Explore the possibilities. Because you will find more opportunity in the edges, where you will be able to imagine, invent and thrive.
  39. 39. Let’s Talk Speaker Facilitator Innovator Disruptor Ayelet Baron ayelet@simplifyingwork.com http://simpligyingwork.com http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ayelet-baron/ http://www.itbusiness.ca/author/ayeletb @ayeletb on Twitter
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