When you learn to shift perspective, you activate the powers of imagination, liberating innovation, imagination and overall effectiveness.
Are you asking the 4 transformative questions on a regular basis of yourself as well as those around you? Are you teaching others to ask them? Doing so begins a process of transformation if you have the courage to ask AND the courage to hear the answers and to work with them.
There is a powerful question to add to our prior two that opens up the mind and offers a new perspective that allows for greater change and even transformation.
By asking the power question, “What are the one or two things that are wrong that if addressed would make the biggest difference?” you can make great progress.
What is the one question that gets asked least often or is ignored by most people and organizations that if asked would help galvanize attention and build positive momentum?
If those around you are more engaged in the work they do, they “own” what they do, take pride in it and are constantly looking for ways to do it better, you will have increased effectiveness and efficiency resulting in improved results and a better bottom line.
There is the larger field of possibility of which polarities are only pieces of the whole. It is our fascination with and deep attachment to polarized positions of thinking and acting that blinds us to the integrative power of the 3rd perspective.
Leaders need to understand that is it possible to change the past…the greatest leaders are also masters of changing the context of what has happened to help us see and understand in new and different ways.
To be a highly effective leader you have to be able to enlist and/or develop highly effective followers….How are you engaging others?
Curiosity is not enough to break free of a spell of limitation. Courage is also required, 7 distinct acts of courage.