Cutting Through Complexity

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We live in a world of increasing complexity. To succeed in life and achieve our goals at work we need to be able to cut through complexity. Custting through complexity is really cutting through …

We live in a world of increasing complexity. To succeed in life and achieve our goals at work we need to be able to cut through complexity. Custting through complexity is really cutting through CRAP.
C = Constraints
R = Rules,
A = Attitudes and
P = Problems

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  • 1. Isn’t what it used to be
  • 2. Question
  • 3. Is Complexity increasingdecreasing?
  • 4. Is cutting through complexity going to be
  • 5. Small hint!
  • 6. Find 3 Take Aways www.flickr.com/photos/jamesjordan/3026672665
  • 7. Common sense
  • 8. Jack Welch www.flickr.com/photos/nathaninsandiego/3466495191
  • 9. External speed of change www.flickr.com/photos/sergei24/306212854
  • 10. Internal speed of change www.flickr.com/photos/14degrees/440515255
  • 11. What is your role? Client Leading ChangeDevelopment
  • 12. A typical Customer
  • 13. They are doing this www.flickr.com/photos/eliogarcia/3150106317
  • 14. Direct their thinking www.flickr.com/photos/pursuethepassion/3822008906
  • 15. Show them the way forward www.flickr.com/photos/1suisse/3504595493
  • 16. A journey into the unknown www.flickr.com/photos/mtsofan/3618271222
  • 17. Show customershow to get there www.flickr.com/photos/19779889@N00/4098873568
  • 18. Show them how tonavigate uncertainties www.flickr.com/photos/dotpolka/3710843358
  • 19. Avoid becoming avictim of complexity www.flickr.com/photos/29425486@N03/3478100507
  • 20. Success = collaborating with everybody www.flickr.com/photos/xrrr/2478140383
  • 21. What is your real job?
  • 22. You feel like this?
  • 23. Get it rightwww.flickr.com/photos/winemegup/3641912321
  • 24. Get it wrong www.flickr.com/photos/roome/3390682853
  • 25. What is your real job?
  • 26. What is your real job?
  • 27. C ConstraintsR RulesA AttitudesP Problems
  • 28. Eliminate constraints to future success30
  • 29. Recurrent constraints www.flickr.com/photos/johnduffell/3646401418
  • 30. Collective constraint-based thinking
  • 31. C ConstraintsR RulesA AttitudesP Problems
  • 32. Rule-based thinking www.flickr.com/photos/squonk/651697384
  • 33. Guide them in their decision www.flickr.com/photos/articnomad/183719678
  • 34. Mental barriers www.flickr.com/photos/vipulmathur/3209419390
  • 35. Create choices
  • 36. C ConstraintsR RulesA AttitudesP Problems
  • 37. A fresh perspective 39
  • 38. “I am always doing that which Ican not do in order that I maylearn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso 40
  • 39. C ConstraintsR RulesA AttitudesP Problems
  • 40. Pirouette around the problem www.flickr.com/photos/bichxa/3506067222
  • 41. How cancan you cutthrough
  • 42. thinkdif erent f
  • 43. 1 Possibility Thinking2 AND Thinking3 Resilient Thinking
  • 44. Conversational Compass Ask • Asking questions about • Asking questions about the problem possible solutions Problem Solution • Describing the problem • Describing possible solutions Tell
  • 45. 1 Possibility Thinking2 AND Thinking3 Resilient Thinking
  • 46. Change your thinking www.flickr.com/photos/oriol_gascon/2172565951
  • 47. The hard way
  • 48. AND thinking
  • 49. Child-like thinking www.flickr.com/photos/toekneesan/3847444842
  • 50. 1 Possibility Thinking2 AND Thinking3 Resilient Thinking
  • 51. We see thiswww.flickr.com/photos/thetruthabout/3550778966
  • 52. They see this www.flickr.com/photos/nnova/1294405955
  • 53. Cyclonic Separation 55
  • 54. How many prototypes?“You could regard the first 5,126 as mistakes, but failure is essential to innovation.”
  • 55. Learning point Failure comes early SUCCESSTakes time
  • 56. Get it rightwww.flickr.com/photos/winemegup/3641912321
  • 57. What 3 things are you Going to doTo cut throughCOMPLEXITY?
  • 58. www.flickr.com/photos/horacio/3781750
  • 59. David R Ednie President & CEO SalesChannel Europe Ph: +33 676 60 09 25 (FRA) Ph: +61 415 94 51 57 (AUS)Email: david@saleschannel-europe.comWebsite: www.saleschannel-europe.com www.flickr.com/photos/horacio/3781750