The LBBC synopsis
The Little Black Book of Change (The 7 Fundamental Shifts for Change Management that Delivers) is now available as a free 8 part e-book series. Start downloading today your go-to-guide to delivering effective and transformative change that lasts.
The Little Black Book of Change is co-authored by Achieve Breakthrough CEO Mike Straw and Paul Adams - an experienced CEO of both corporate and SME organisations, as well as one of our longstanding clients. The book provides a practical, concise and insightful guide to understanding your organisation and inventing something extraordinary - and is based on Achieve Breakthroughs core leadership and cultural philosophies.
It is not about 'run of the mill' change programmes. It is about delivering extraordinary results – something that is not at all predictable. It will be your insight into creating significant shifts in the way people think and behave which can be applied in any area you wish; from improving service levels to cost reductions, innovation or increasing market share.
Chapter Seven / Shift Seven: Gaining energy from setbacks
Overcoming setbacks is at the heart of delivering breakthroughs, using them as a catalyst to develop and an opportunity to learn is essential for transformation to occur. In this chapter you will learn:
- The importance of actively looking for and calling out setbacks
- How to watch and intervene in the rationalising process that you and your colleagues may go through when you come up against setbacks
- How to create a psychologically safe environment where people can bring up the potential and actual setbacks freely and challenge assumptions
- To redefine setbacks as the pathway for extraordinary outcomes and results