With the rate of change in our world accelerating, we need a new approach to changing our approach! I believe we need to "institutionalize innovation" and make experimentation, exploration, and play a community practice.
Many leaders have a process whereby they SET their approach, model, process, methods, etc... and use it until it stops working in a major way.
Then, after frustration and associated debate, there is a focused process launched to assess the problem and "fix" it. That might include bringing in an expensive outside expert and perhaps a major redesign of communications or staffing. Then, once the new way is established and everything seems to be in working order, that way gets locked down.
This no longer works. Things are changing too quickly.
Instead, we need to develop a mindset and process that is more like surfing on the edge of constant change.
Given the rate of...