Jean Piaget (1896 –1980) is the father of child-psychology. He discovered that each development stage prepares the child’s brain-mind for new potentials. If appropriate responses for those potentials are given in a safe space, learning is automatic, spontaneous and natural.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Instead of evaluating a change situation from a ‘Death and Dying’ perspective, I would suggest to look at it from the ‘Life and Birthing’ perspective.
Have you ever tried to make someone in your organization the owner of a project or an initiative? How about propelling someone into a new position? Ownership is the road less traveled.
Building further on the insights of child development, there is another fundamental leadership characteristic that one will never learn at Harvard, but only in the day-to-day family-life: it is the importance of setting boundaries.
"I began to think of children not as immature adults, but of adults as atrophied children. But when I said this to educationalists, they became angry.” – Keith Johnstone This week I would like to highlight the importance of creativity in the setting of an organizational change program. Regardless of the change you are dealing [...]
Fundamental insights from a DVD for 4-year olds