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Accountability

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Accountability

  1. 1. May I Borrow Your Security Blanket? Learning to Change in Spite of the Pain
  2. 2. “We drive into the future glaring into our rear view mirrors.” Marshall McCluen
  3. 3. "Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs behind Christopher Robin, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels there must be a better way. If only he could stop bumping long enough to think about it." A. A. Milne
  4. 4. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein
  5. 5. “The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them.” Albert Einstein
  6. 6. “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” Peter Drucker
  7. 7. “Those who live by the sword… …will be shot by those who don’t!” ary G Hamel
  8. 8. Anticipate and Prepare for Emerging Trends “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” Wayne Gretsky
  9. 9. Acknowledge Growing Pains
  10. 10. Acknowledge Growing Pains Growth is a process of trading one set of problems for a better set of problems. John Bradshaw
  11. 11. "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.“ Henry Ford
  12. 12. “Apple never holds focus groups. It doesn’t ask people what they want; it tells them what they are going to want next.”
  13. 13. “Apple never holds focus groups. It doesn’t ask people what they want; it tells them what they are going to want next.” Time Magazine
  14. 14. Idea Man.
  15. 15. iPod
  16. 16. iPhone
  17. 17. iPad
  18. 18. Wonder what he’s thinking about right now?
  19. 19. Team Work NASCAR pit crews do it right and do it NOW! Seconds can make or break a pit stop: 13 seconds wins. 15 seconds loses!
  20. 20. Crucial Conversations
  21. 21. Crucial Conversations Y Discussion between two or more people in which: • Stakes are moderate to high • Diverse opinions and points of view • Emotions run strong
  22. 22. Potential Clashes
  23. 23. Let’s Talk
  24. 24. Life-Work Balance “blinding glimpses of the obvious” Y Take what you do seriously and yourself lightly. “You don’t have a sense of humor, it has you.”
  25. 25. Strategies of Renewal and Balance Slow Down You can’t transform your life or your work unless you occasionally slow down.
  26. 26. Y Wise Worry • Helps Detect Danger • Imagines worst case scenarios and develops action plans Y Toxic Worry • Imagines and mentally rehearses worst case scenarios • Can become self-fulfilling prophesy • “What if” What if”….. “I knew it!”
  27. 27. Wise Worry vs. Toxic Worry Y Wise Worry • Helps Detect Danger • Imagines worst case scenarios and develops action plans Y Toxic Worry • Imagines and mentally rehearses worst case scenarios • Can become self-fulfilling prophesy • “What if” What if”….. “I knew it!”
  28. 28. Wise Worry vs. Toxic Worry Y Wise Worry • Helps Detect Danger • Imagines worst case scenarios and develops action plans Y Toxic Worry • Imagines and mentally rehearses worst case scenarios • Can become self-fulfilling prophesy • “What if” What if”….. “I knew it!”
  29. 29. Children of Working Parents What children really want Y Not so much more time… Y But for parents to be less stressed. James Levine, Donna Klein Families and Work Institute
  30. 30. Children of Workaholics Perceive Parents to Be: Y Preoccupied • Mentally, always seem to be somewhere else Y In a hurry • Always rushing Y Irritable • Low frustration tolerance; quick to anger
  31. 31. Children of Workaholics Perceive Parents to Be: Y Low-level depression • Parents lack sense of humor and ability to play; overly serious
  32. 32. Strategies of Renewal and Balance Create a life outside work
  33. 33. "Energy, not time is your fundamental currency for high performance." Mental, Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Energy
  34. 34. The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago...
  35. 35. The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago... ...but the second best time is today.
  36. 36. The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago... ...but the second best time is today. Chinese Proverb
  37. 37. You are never too old to have a happy childhood. Mark Twain   

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