Introduction to LEADERSHIP REINVENTION  Leaders make the impossible happen Prof. Dr. Llewellyn B. Lewis
CONTEXT   IN WHICH DECISIONS OCCURS FUTURE CONTENT  OF DECISIONS PAST PROCESS  OF DECISION MAKING PRESENT (Based on Pettig...
Strategic analysis Strategic choice Strategy implementation Environmental analysis Identifying options Evaluating options ...
STRENGTHS and  WEAKNESSES OPPORTUNITIES and  THREATS Continuous Reinvention TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP As a way of Life E...
STRENGTHS and  WEAKNESSES OPPORTUNITIES and  THREATS Continuous Reinvention TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP As a way of Life E...
PARADIGMS ARE ALL INVENTED The frames our minds create define – and confine – what we perceive to be possible. Every probl...
PARADIGMS ARE ALL INVENTED If you learn to notice that and distinguish these stories, you will be able to break through th...
THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM (Goss : 1996) …  in order to ... Listening for ... …  so as to act by ... …  CONTROL LIFE,  h...
The name of the Game is . . . Staying alive and making it through – surviving in a world of scarcity and peril ….. THE UNI...
(Zander: 2000) Downward spiral talk stands for a  resigned way of talking that excludes possibility. It is based on the fe...
(Zander: 2000) Ordinarily we equate accountability with  blame  and blamelessness, concepts from the  world of measurement...
(Zander: 2000) Downward Spiral Talk Am I speaking from here?  THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM
MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Malphurs : 1993) THE FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Enemy”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“The...
Current  reality Current  future Designated  impossible Future ! Security in small steps - let’s just  incrementally impro...
Current  reality Designated  impossible Future ! Designated  impossible Future ! THE VALLEY OF DEATH PARADIGMS CHALLENGED ...
If you want to make minor, incremental changes and improvements,   work on practices, behaviour or attitude. But if you wa...
New Context Scope of change and transformation PARADIGM PIONEER PARADIGM PARALYSIS Standing still Out of the box Bench  ma...
THE SHIFT IS IN WHO YOU ARE BEING. CHANGE IN BEING Achieved through  LANGUAGE CONVERSATION SAID OR UNSAID SHARED MEANING S...
(Goss : 1996) Language   is the only leverage for changing the context of the world around us. This is because people appr...
CONTEXT   IN WHICH DECISIONS OCCURS FUTURE CONTENT  OF DECISIONS PAST PROCESS  OF DECISION MAKING PRESENT (Based on Pettig...
(Goss : 1996) PAST You make a request or promise;  it is accepted, declined  or countered You still ( being human) assign ...
(Goss : 1996) REALITY PAST HAVING “ Interpretation conclusion” CONTENT BEING “ your invented game” CONTEXT ACTION PRESENT ...
MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“Th...
MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“Th...
MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999; Senge et al: 2005) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRE...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) In the realm of possibility, we gain our knowledge by  invention. We speak with...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) On the whole, resources are likely to come to you in  greater abundance  when y...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) What is the practice that  orients  you to a universe of possibility? It is a p...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) So ask yourself: How are my thoughts and actions, in this moment, reflections o...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) And then you may begin to laugh. And when someone asks,  ‘How are you?’   it ma...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) Suppose that a universe of possibility stretches beyond the world of measuremen...
(Zander: 2000) The great space of Possibility?   Am I speaking from here? THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) The action in the universe of possibility may be characterised as generative, o...
THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) It is not a simple dichotomy between being successful and living a kind-hearted...
The name of the Game is . . .   being alert, deliberately waiting,  in a world of possibility and abundance….. so that whe...
Staying in conversation ... Taking a stand,  making declarations  Being present for The name of the Game is . . .  being a...
(Goss : 1996) There is great leverage  in  TRANSFORMING  yourself  simply by paying attention  to what you  LISTEN  for an...
(Goss : 1996) THE VELOCITY WITH WHICH YOU MOVE ANY DESIGNATED POSSIBILITY FORWARD TO REALITY DEPENDS ON THE NUMBER OF CONV...
(Goss : 1996) THE MORE REQUESTS AND PROMISES YOU ARE ENGAGED IN, THE FASTER THE POSSIBILITY BECOMES A REALITY. THE REINVEN...
(Goss : 1996) During this game : You  will always  be in action You won’t take action on fulfilling the declaration of pos...
(Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION A SHIFT IN NATURE OF OUR COMMITMENT A shift in the nature of our commitment begin...
(Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION PEOPLE GATHER Out of this commitment, a certain  flow of meaning  begins. People ...
LEADERSHIP REINVENTION: SYNCHRONICITY The seemingly accidental meeting of two unrelated causal chains in a coincidental ev...
You are not acting individually any longer, but out of the unfolding generative order. This is the unbroken wholeness of t...
The leadership that can bring forth such predictable miracles is  more about being than doing. It is about our orientation...
When it does, we must act with lightning speed and almost without conscious reasoning. It is at this point that our freedo...
MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999; Senge et al: 2005) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRE...
TO REINVENT  THE LEADERSHIP FIRST   THEN THE ORGANISATION  THEN THE INDUSTRY Leaders make the impossible happen The challe...
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  1. 1. Introduction to LEADERSHIP REINVENTION Leaders make the impossible happen Prof. Dr. Llewellyn B. Lewis
  2. 2. CONTEXT IN WHICH DECISIONS OCCURS FUTURE CONTENT OF DECISIONS PAST PROCESS OF DECISION MAKING PRESENT (Based on Pettigrew, 1988) WHAT? HAVING I HAVE HOW? DOING I DO THE REINVENTION PROCESS (Based on Pettigrew) WHY? BEING I AM
  3. 3. Strategic analysis Strategic choice Strategy implementation Environmental analysis Identifying options Evaluating options Stakeholder expectations Selecting a strategy Resources and strategic capability Planning and allocating resources structure Managing strategic change and culture (Based on Johnson and Scholes) THE REINVENTION PROCESS (Derived from the Strategic Planning Process) Content Process Context
  4. 4. STRENGTHS and WEAKNESSES OPPORTUNITIES and THREATS Continuous Reinvention TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP As a way of Life ENVIRONMENTAL FORCES POTENTIAL RESOURCES CAPABILITIES CURRENT REALITY TAKING A STAND, DECLARATIONS OF POSSIBILITY CONVERSATIONS, REQUESTS AND PROMISES CREATING THE FUTURE DEVELOPING PRESENCE ALERT TO POSSIBILITIES THE REINVENTION PROCESS (Derived from the Strategic Planning Process) SCENARIOS DEVELOPING A WORLDVIEW AWARENESS UNDERSTANDING THE SELF PARADIGMS OR MENTAL MODELS Beliefs and assumptions held in common and taken for granted (Based on Johnson and Scholes)
  5. 5. STRENGTHS and WEAKNESSES OPPORTUNITIES and THREATS Continuous Reinvention TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP As a way of Life ENVIRONMENTAL FORCES POTENTIAL RESOURCES CAPABILITIES CURRENT REALITY TAKING A STAND, DECLARATIONS OF POSSIBILITY CONVERSATIONS, REQUESTS AND PROMISES CREATING THE FUTURE DEVELOPING PRESENCE ALERT TO POSSIBILITIES THE REINVENTION PROCESS (Derived from the Strategic Planning Process) SCENARIOS DEVELOPING A WORLDVIEW AWARENESS UNDERSTANDING THE SELF PARADIGMS OR MENTAL MODELS Beliefs and assumptions held in common and taken for granted (Based on Johnson and Scholes) Process Content Context
  6. 6. PARADIGMS ARE ALL INVENTED The frames our minds create define – and confine – what we perceive to be possible. Every problem, every dilemma, every dead-end we find ourselves facing in life, only appears unsolvable inside a particular frame or point of view. Enlarge the box, or create another frame around the data, and problems vanish, while new opportunities appear. When you bring to mind it’s all invented, you remember that it’s all a story you tell – not just some of it, but all of it. Every story you tell is founded on a network of hidden assumptions. (Zander : 2000)
  7. 7. PARADIGMS ARE ALL INVENTED If you learn to notice that and distinguish these stories, you will be able to break through the barriers of any ‘box’ that contains unwanted conditions and create other conditions or narratives that supports the life you envision for yourself and those around you. We don’t mean that you can just make up anything and have it magically appear. We mean that you can shift the framework to one whose underlying assumptions allow for the conditions you desire. Let your thoughts and actions spring from the new framework and see what happens. (Zander : 2000)
  8. 8. THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM (Goss : 1996) … in order to ... Listening for ... … so as to act by ... … CONTROL LIFE, have it turn out the way it “SHOULD” and AVOID having life turn out the way it “SHOULDN’T” Every human being … compensating for what is NOT POSSIBLE … or not possible at this time – with the paradigm I am currently practicing, I don’t know how to do it . . . “ What should or shouldn’t be? Who’s to BLAME? What’s right or wrong with me, them or it?” The name of the Game is . . . Making it through childhood alive …..
  9. 9. The name of the Game is . . . Staying alive and making it through – surviving in a world of scarcity and peril ….. THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM (Goss : 1996; Zander: 2000) … in order to ... Listening for ... … so as to act by ... Overcome the odds and prevail; being acknowledged and included . . . Every human being … keeping our armour intact. Take possession of resources. Resisting any challenges to our viewpoint … Alertness to danger; a clever strategic mind, an eye for assessing friend and foe . . . DESIRED OUTCOME OF YOUR LIFE THE FILTER, OR FEASIBILITY SIEVE WAY OF ACTING IN ORDER TO SUCCEED + SOURCE OF POWER INHERITED FROM THE PAST CONTENT OF DECISIONS PAST PROCESS OF DECISION MAKING PAST CONTEXT IN WHICH DECISIONS OCCURS PAST
  10. 10. (Zander: 2000) Downward spiral talk stands for a resigned way of talking that excludes possibility. It is based on the fear that we will be stopped in our tracks and fall short in the race, and it is wholly reactive to circumstances, circumstances that appear to be wrong, problematic and in need of fixing. Focusing on the abstraction of scarcity, downward spiral talk creates an unassailable story about the limits to what is possible, and tells us compellingly how things are going from bad to worse. CONVERSATIONS FOR NO POSSIBILITY
  11. 11. (Zander: 2000) Ordinarily we equate accountability with blame and blamelessness, concepts from the world of measurement. When I blame you for something that goes wrong, I seek to establish that I am in the right – and we all know the delicious feeling of satisfaction there. However, inasmuch as I blame you – to that degree, in exactly that proportion, I lose my power. I lose my ability to steer the situation in another direction, to learn from it, or to put us in good relationship with each other. Indeed I lose any leverage I may have had, because there is nothing I can do about your mistakes – only about mine. CONVERSATIONS FOR NO POSSIBILITY
  12. 12. (Zander: 2000) Downward Spiral Talk Am I speaking from here? THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM
  13. 13. MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Malphurs : 1993) THE FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Enemy”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“The Womb”) KNOWLEDGE CONTROL LACK OF KNOWLEDGE LACK OF CONTROL VULNERABLE RISKY UNCERTAIN UNCOMFORTABLE SAFE NO RISK CONFIDENT COMFORTABLE SAFETY ZONE DANGER ZONE
  14. 14. Current reality Current future Designated impossible Future ! Security in small steps - let’s just incrementally improve what we’re doing ? Designated impossible Future ! THE VALLEY OF DEATH UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGMS CHALLENGED AT INFLECTION POINTS REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGMS INVENTED FOR THE FUTURE MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE You don’t get to impossible through improvement ! Let’s work back from the future !
  15. 15. Current reality Designated impossible Future ! Designated impossible Future ! THE VALLEY OF DEATH PARADIGMS CHALLENGED The Universal Human Paradigm is about the past, whereas inflection points are about the future. The leap from the Universal Human Paradigm to the Reinvention Master Paradigm at these inflection points is like going through THE VALLEY OF DEATH. PARADIGMS REINVENTED Current future Security in small steps - let’s just incrementally improve what we’re doing ? MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE You don’t get to impossible through improvement ! Let’s work back from the future !
  16. 16. If you want to make minor, incremental changes and improvements, work on practices, behaviour or attitude. But if you want to make significant, quantum improvement, work on paradigms. (Covey: 2005) MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE
  17. 17. New Context Scope of change and transformation PARADIGM PIONEER PARADIGM PARALYSIS Standing still Out of the box Bench marking Impact of Change and transformation PARADIGM REINVENTION PARADIGM SHIFT MANAGEMENT PARADIGM FOCUS ON DOING PARADIGMS CHALLENGED THE ENVIRONMENT LEADERSHIP PARADIGM FOCUS ON BEING MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE <ul><li>PARADIGMS REINVENTED </li></ul><ul><li>TRANSFORMATION </li></ul>QUANTUM CHANGE OR DEMISE Improving Resistance to Change THE EDGE OF CHAOS DISCOMFORT The current and known world The future, unknown
  18. 18. THE SHIFT IS IN WHO YOU ARE BEING. CHANGE IN BEING Achieved through LANGUAGE CONVERSATION SAID OR UNSAID SHARED MEANING SPEAKING LISTENING CFNP CFP POWER : SPEED OF SHIFT : DECLARATION OF POSSIBILITY REQUESTS AND PROMISES LIBERATION FROM THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM CHANGE IN BEING Achieved through LANGUAGE
  19. 19. (Goss : 1996) Language is the only leverage for changing the context of the world around us. This is because people apprehend and construct reality through the way they speak and listen. LIBERATION FROM THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM
  20. 20. CONTEXT IN WHICH DECISIONS OCCURS FUTURE CONTENT OF DECISIONS PAST PROCESS OF DECISION MAKING PRESENT (Based on Pettigrew, 1988) WHAT? HAVING I HAVE HOW? DOING I DO UNTIL WITHOUT UNLESS MISSING? ESSENTIAL? NEXT? CONVERSATIONS? REQUESTS? PROMISES? WHY? BEING I AM OUGHT SHOULD BLAME LIBERATION FROM THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM IN ORDER TO . . . CONTROL
  21. 21. (Goss : 1996) PAST You make a request or promise; it is accepted, declined or countered You still ( being human) assign meaning interpretation explanation conclusion your “ invented game” PRESENT something happens You make a request or promise; it is accepted, declined or countered You make a request or promise; it is accepted, declined or countered FUTURE LIBERATION FROM THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM … etc … etc … etc until the possibility you are BEING occurs in the world as a reality THESE INTERPRETATIONS WHEN THEY OCCUR, OCCUR MERELY AS “SOMETHING YOU HAVE”
  22. 22. (Goss : 1996) REALITY PAST HAVING “ Interpretation conclusion” CONTENT BEING “ your invented game” CONTEXT ACTION PRESENT DOING “ Something happens” PROCESS POSSIBILITY INVENTED FUTURE TAKING A STAND MAKING DECLARATIONS UNREASONABLE REQUESTS Accepted Declined/rejected counter offers BOLD PROMISES Kept Not kept Revoked ASSESSMENTS ASSERTIONS OPINIONS Nothing moves forward Pulls you into the Past Soon in arena of CONVERSATIONS FOR NO POSSIBILITY ALL THAT HAPPENS IN THIS MODE IS CONVERSATION LIBERATION LIBERATION FROM THE UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM
  23. 23. MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“The Wilderness”) The Great Exchange <ul><li>Pull of the Past </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Day to Day issues </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfied with Mediocrity </li></ul><ul><li>Surviving </li></ul><ul><li>Conformity </li></ul><ul><li>Grasshopper Paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Paradigm Paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge of the Future </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams and Visions </li></ul><ul><li>Striving for Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Thriving </li></ul><ul><li>Transformation </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle Paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Paradigm Reinvention </li></ul>
  24. 24. MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“The Wilderness”) The Great Exchange <ul><li>Pull of the Past </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Day to Day issues </li></ul><ul><li>Satisfied with Mediocrity </li></ul><ul><li>Surviving </li></ul><ul><li>Conformity </li></ul><ul><li>Grasshopper Paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Paradigm Paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge of the Future </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams and Visions </li></ul><ul><li>Striving for Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Thriving </li></ul><ul><li>Transformation </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle Paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Paradigm Reinvention </li></ul>UNIVERSAL HUMAN PARADIGM FOCUS ON DOING REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM FOCUS ON BEING
  25. 25. MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999; Senge et al: 2005) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“The Desert”) The Great Exchange Thomas Kuhn found in his study of scientific revolutions that you can’t convince the protectors of the old paradigm with better arguments. The reality is that you have to wait until the establishment scholars finally retire from their positions and are replaced by a younger and more open generation of scientists. (Senge, Scharmer, Jaworski and Flowers: 2005)
  26. 26. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) In the realm of possibility, we gain our knowledge by invention. We speak with the awareness that language creates categories of meanings that open up new worlds to explore. Life appears as variety, pattern, and shimmering movement, inviting us in every moment to engage. The pie is enormous, and if you take a slice, it is whole again.
  27. 27. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) On the whole, resources are likely to come to you in greater abundance when you are generous and inclusive and engage people in your passion for life. When you are oriented to abundance, you care less about being in control, and you take more risks. You may give away short-term profits in pursuit of a bigger dream ; you may take a long view without being able to predict the outcome. In the measurement world, you set a goal and strive for it. In the universe of possibility, you set the context and let life unfold.
  28. 28. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) What is the practice that orients you to a universe of possibility? It is a practice for revealing the hidden framework or paradigm from which the world of measurement springs. When you see how thoroughly that framework rules your life, you will have located yourself in the realm of possibility beyond it.
  29. 29. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) So ask yourself: How are my thoughts and actions, in this moment, reflections of the measurement world? You look for thoughts and actions that reflect survival and scarcity, comparison and competition, attachment and anxiety. You keep asking the question until you finally appreciate how hopeless it is to escape being shaped by the assumptions that underlie all your life.
  30. 30. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) And then you may begin to laugh. And when someone asks, ‘How are you?’ it may appear to you utterly ridiculous to try to assess yourself, or to express life as a struggle and a burden, and before you know it, the word ‘perfect’ may just pop out. And you will be smiling. For you will have stepped into a universe of possibility.
  31. 31. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) Suppose that a universe of possibility stretches beyond the world of measurement to include all worlds: infinite, generative and abundant. Unimpeded on a daily basis by the concern for survival, free from the generalised assumption of scarcity, a person stands in the great space of possibility in a posture of openness, with an unfettered imagination for what could be.
  32. 32. (Zander: 2000) The great space of Possibility? Am I speaking from here? THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY
  33. 33. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) The action in the universe of possibility may be characterised as generative, or giving, in all senses of the word – producing new life, creating new ideas , consciously endowing with meaning, contributing, yielding to the power of contexts. The relationship between people and environments is highlighted, not the people and things themselves. Emotions that are often relegated to the special category of spirituality are abundant here: joy, grace, awe, wholeness, passion and compassion.
  34. 34. THE UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITY (Zander: 2000) It is not a simple dichotomy between being successful and living a kind-hearted feel-good life. On the whole, you are more likely to extend your business and have a fulfilled life if you have the attitude that there are always new customers out there waiting to be enrolled rather than that money, customers, and ideas are in short supply. You are more likely to be successful , overall, if you participate joyfully with projects and goals and do not think your life depends on achieving the mark because then you will be able to connect to all people around you.
  35. 35. The name of the Game is . . . being alert, deliberately waiting, in a world of possibility and abundance….. so that when the cubic centimetre of chance pops out, the necessary speed, and the prowess to pick it up, is available. THE REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM (After Goss : 1996; Zander: 2000) Staying in conversation ... Being present for Taking a stand, making declarations . . . Making unreasonable requests, bold promises . . . Reinvented human being . . . there is no such thing as right or wrong, should or shouldn’t; what is possible is what I say is possible . . . Possibilities, opportunities, the cubic centimetre of chance . . .
  36. 36. Staying in conversation ... Taking a stand, making declarations Being present for The name of the Game is . . . being alert, deliberately waiting, in a world of possibility and abundance….. so that when the cubic centimetre of chance pops out, the necessary speed, and the prowess to pick it up, is available. THE REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM (After Goss : 1996; Jaworski: 1996; Zander: 2000 et al) . . . Making unreasonable requests, bold promises Reinvented human being . . . rapidly declaring impossibilities possible and changing the reality of self and others . . . Possibilities, opportunities, the cubic centimetre of chance . . . THE CUBIC CENTIMETRE OF POSSIBILITY DECLARE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE SPEAK THE FUTURE INTO EXISTENCE + NEW SOURCE OF POWER A NEW WAY OF BEING To CREATE the future envisioned CONTENT OF DECISIONS FUTURE PROCESS OF DECISION MAKING FUTURE CONTEXT IN WHICH DECISIONS OCCURS FUTURE
  37. 37. (Goss : 1996) There is great leverage in TRANSFORMING yourself simply by paying attention to what you LISTEN for and how you SPEAK THE REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM
  38. 38. (Goss : 1996) THE VELOCITY WITH WHICH YOU MOVE ANY DESIGNATED POSSIBILITY FORWARD TO REALITY DEPENDS ON THE NUMBER OF CONVERSATIONS FOR ACTION YOU ARE ENGAGED IN. THE REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM
  39. 39. (Goss : 1996) THE MORE REQUESTS AND PROMISES YOU ARE ENGAGED IN, THE FASTER THE POSSIBILITY BECOMES A REALITY. THE REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM
  40. 40. (Goss : 1996) During this game : You will always be in action You won’t take action on fulfilling the declaration of possibility itself The game is intentionally designed so that the realm of possibility you declared might not be fulfilled in your lifetime It is so large in scope, so sweeping , that it is handled by making a series of bold promises and taking action, again and again, to fulfil them and You continue to make new promises standing in the future you declared THE REINVENTION MASTER PARADIGM
  41. 41. (Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION A SHIFT IN NATURE OF OUR COMMITMENT A shift in the nature of our commitment beginning not with will, but with willingness. Based on trust in the playing out of our destiny. Knowing that whatever we need at the moment to meet our destiny will be available to us. At this point we alter our relationship with the future.
  42. 42. (Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION PEOPLE GATHER Out of this commitment, a certain flow of meaning begins. People gather around you, and a larger conversation begins to form. You exert an enormous attractiveness, not because you are special, but because people are attracted to authentic presence , and to the unfolding of a future that is full of possibilities.
  43. 43. LEADERSHIP REINVENTION: SYNCHRONICITY The seemingly accidental meeting of two unrelated causal chains in a coincidental event which appears both highly improbable, and highly significant. The people who come to you, are the very people you need in relation to your commitment. Doors open, a sense of flow develops, and you find you are acting in a coherent field of people who may not even be aware of one another. (Jaworski : 1996)
  44. 44. You are not acting individually any longer, but out of the unfolding generative order. This is the unbroken wholeness of the implicate order out of which seemingly discrete events take place. At this point your life becomes a series of predictable miracles. (Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION: SYNCHRONICITY
  45. 45. The leadership that can bring forth such predictable miracles is more about being than doing. It is about our orientation of character, our state of inner activity. When we stand in this fundamentally open and interconnected state of being, we are like the Sumarai warrior, waiting expectantly with acute awareness for the cubic centimetre of chance to present itself. (Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION: SYNCHRONICITY
  46. 46. When it does, we must act with lightning speed and almost without conscious reasoning. It is at this point that our freedom and destiny emerge, and we create the future into which we are living. (Jaworski : 1996) LEADERSHIP REINVENTION: SYNCHRONICITY
  47. 47. MOVING OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE (Based on Treat : 1999; Senge et al: 2005) FUTURE UNKNOWN WORLD (“The Promised Land”) CURRENT KNOWN WORLD (“The Desert”) The Great Exchange No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. (Steve Jobs, graduation address at Stanford University : 2005)
  48. 48. TO REINVENT THE LEADERSHIP FIRST THEN THE ORGANISATION THEN THE INDUSTRY Leaders make the impossible happen The challenge is

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