Stop rearranging the deckchairs!

The Titanic was going 42 km/hr when an iceberg was spotted dead ahead. I imagine there was a wild scramble to do something to save the ship. I often wonder if they had rearranged the deckchairs, as I’m sure the outcome would have been different. As crazy as this sounds, there are many organizations who rearrange the deck chairs and can’t figure out why their transformation continues to fail. Adding more process, firing leadership and coaches, planning for efficiency, throwing more money at the problem and so much more. None of which helps the situation, and if anything speeds up the inevitable.

In times of change, your response to the problems you will encounter can make the difference between success and failure. During this session, you will learn The Responsibility ProcessTM, and you will start to understand and know how your response to problems is creating your reality. You will also start to understand how by creating an environment of shared responsibility, it is possible to avoid the icebergs (or at least survive the collision).

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Outline/structure of the Session

I teach this workshop dozens of times every year, including several times in the past couple years with Christopher Avery. 

5 mins - introduction to why this is important

5 mins - setup the exercise and have people pair off to do some work on a real problem they have

30 mins - have them work through each of the mindsets of The Responsibility Process

10 mins - debrief

10 mins - set them up to carry an intention away for continuing their growth and practice of Responsibility

Learning Outcome

Participants will learn The Responsibility Process, and through working with The Responsibility Process will lead to insights and a-ha’s about behaviors that may cause themselves and others to avoid Responsibility and Ownership. These same insights and a-ha’s will show you what you can change so that you and others around you can step up to Responsibility and Ownership.

Target Audience

All levels



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