We are living a world of change like never before. The forces of change are coming at us in wave after wave with increasing fury and in totally unpredictable ways. Some leaders are simply overwhelmed by what they face. Others are stunned by fear and others still are unsure what to do. In each and every case, leaders are facing the need to transform rather than tweak – and yet very few are equipped for the task at hand.
Making sense of the world in which we live, decoding it and then shaping it in ways an organization and its people can better understand and willingly accept is the first challenge facing the transformational leader.
Read my full piece for the Globe and Mail here.