Leading through disruption

*Co-Presented with Pru Gell

In a time when it is the in thing to support and be onboard with workplace disruption genuinely discussing the challenges it evokes can be career limiting. We hear a lot of talk about having the courageous conversations, are we really having them? And do we know how? And if we don’t what is the impact for the organisation and humans within. And aren't we all at least a little worried about what it means for us?  

Making space for and hearing people's concerns could make a positive difference on the effectiveness of any evolving organistation.

This isn't a program of work, this is the future of work and our new life.  Is it really adapt or die, or could it be adapt together?

What if you had a simple but powerful roadmap, just 4 steps to take your groups through, so that you can have effective discussions safely.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

1. Context setting: A couple of short stories from over on where the aspiration of what agile ways of working achieves alongside the reality of how it can unfolds. (5 mins)

2. Introduce the Deep Democracy tool ‘The Debate’ and short story on why it was designed  brief snapshot of theory that it’s based (5 mins)

3. Set up Debate activity for everyone to participate in on ‘Can we navigate disruption my workplace’ (human/safe) (5 mins)

4. Debate interactive exercise (40 min)

Model step 1 - Setting ground rules (2 mins)

Model step 2 - The Debate, saying all of the ideas (4 mins)

Group do step 2 (10 mins)

Model step 3 - Grains of truth (4 mins)

Group do step 3 (10 mins)

Model step 4 (4 mins)

Group do step 4 Operationalise (10 mins)

 

5. Small group conversation on how the experience and what they took away and learned from it.

6. Retrospective using the Debate tool for extra practice (10 - 15 mins)

7. Takeaways (2 mins)

Learning Outcome

Walk away with a tool that enables you to have effective and courageous discussions, make useful decisions, gain insights and improve workplace culture, especially in times of change

Gain insights on how to effectively navigate disruption your workplace

Target Audience

People who are looking for ways to evolve organisational culture, have bold conversations and make decisions that stick in evolving environments. This is equally applicable in environments from ‘green fields’ agile organisations to those at the cutting ed

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