This charming story about a penguin colony in Antarctica illustrates key truths about Based on John Kotter’s pioneering work on how to make smart change. I came across “Our Iceberg is Melting. Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions” when looking for a book on organizational change. ixty copi in June, enluat~ its rif~et on our chan.e rifor t, and th~n ord~”””- fi . Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.
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I suggest you go to the bookstore and buy a cup of coffee. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Change is the only thing permanent in this world. If a person in your organization does not ‘get the message’ the first time — then how is another iecberg leadership book about Willy the Sloth or Timmy the Train going to convince them otherwise?
When a person is skeptical, they follow wherever the evidence leads.
Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter
The Power of Noticing. Jan 15, Blake Norby rated it did not like it. Este fue un buen libro me gusto mucho. Lo puedes usar en muchos tipos de situaciones. This was a great book, I really learned from it! Be relentless with irritating change after change until the vision is a reality Make It Stick 8. Those who can not think explaining it to those who can not lead. From the outset, we had a group of complacent penguins who have to deal with the danger of a melting, cracking iceberg which by the way, was never demonstrated or validated metling the story.
Feb 27, Bilal Anis rated it really liked it Shelves: Este libro habla sobre cambiar en johb grupo, muchas veces estamos con personas alrededor. Never Split the Difference. Cute little fable about penguins who are facing environmental changes and how only by changing themselves they can keep their colony alive. Help others see the need for change and the importance of nohn immediately.
Trust me, you’ll get the idea and still have coffee left We believe so much more is possible. Then one curious penguin discovers a potentially devastating problem threatening their home – and pretty much no one listens to him.
If there icebeeg a number of elementary school level b They need to stop killing trees for these kinds of books, even if they are used in ‘board rooms and leadership committees’. On the surface they read like the meltint of our childhood employing simple vocabulary to describe everyday contexts to which we kootter all relate. These books take complex and sometimes fear-inducing subjects like change and present them in friendly ways to help readers understand how they can deal with them in their business and personal lives.
The idea that adults cannot speak plainly about conflicts or issues kohter just insulting. This little book sets out to make it a bit easier to relate to, and to highlight the importance of change and the pitfalls of change management. When there is a change, we need to recognize it and be part of it instead of resisting it and stay forever in a morass.
I can hardly give it more than two stars at this stage… This also expands your skills as a leader in a group. The fact that money was wasted in producing this book is sad enough, but that it’s actually purchased for professional development purposes is downright depressing.
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kotyer Pull together the guiding team. At first people might see you as crazy or stupid. Why Smart Executives Fail. This book was written as a fable of a group of penguins, they acted exactly the same way as humans. But you have to stick with the plan and keep on working hard. Oct 21, Eslam rated it really liked it.
Alice also mounted a propaganda campaign and quickly moved to shut down dissension in the icebdrg. This fabulous fable is powerful because it offers real-life ideas on how to convince different types of people. Quotes from Our Iceberg Is Me A change in feeling will lead to change in behaviour.
Rick HansonPh. Spencer Johnson Foreword by. We were given copies of this book by our management team at work in connection with a pending divisional restructure. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. It has practically zero originality. Kotter invites the reader to imagine how others are A group of penguins find themselves on ice which develops cracks.
He is co-founder of Kotter International, a change management and strategy execution firm that helps organizations engage employees in a movement to drive change and reach sustainable results. Apr 01, Mark Steed rated it really liked it Shelves: