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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And if you are pressed for time, turn to the last chapter emlting the penguin book for the 8 vital steps of realizing change and growth in an organization. Making Habits, Breaking Habits.

He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. If a person in your organization does not ‘get the message’ the first time — then how is another simpleton leadership book about Willy the Sloth or Timmy the Train going to convince them otherwise? We were given copies of this book by our management team at work in connection with a pending divisional icebergg.

Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter

They need to stop killing trees for these kinds of books, even if they are used in ‘board rooms and leadership committees’.

Finally, do penguins actually live on icebergs? However, she is impatient and rude; habitually cutting off the professor and not willing to hear his lengthy explanations or theories. I got out of there just in time.

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Law of Success, The. I also find it interesting that the author did a “bait and switch” in the story. Three and a half stars. The idea that adults cannot speak plainly about conflicts or issues is just insulting. Jan 15, Blake Mrlting rated it did not like it.


Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter

Want to Read saving…. The focus of this book is leading change, and is based on John Kotter’s “8 Steps to Leading Change” originally outlined in his book “Leading Change”.

To keep a program successful strive harder and have faith.

How do you feel? When there is a change, we need to recogn Enjoyable easy read. The duo composed of a Harvard professor John Kotter and a global manager Holger Rathgeber probably had a frenzy of penguin movies Surfs Up, Happy Feet, March of the Penguins, Attack of the Penguins, Zombie Penguins, etc with their kids so they thought of using penguins instead of humans and seagull instead of mice.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team. I think that this book, will help me in my heros journey. Another couple of weeks and I’d have been dressing up as Fred the visionary penguin, baking under the soul-destroying glare of the fluorescent lights of the Sequoia room in the South San Francisco Embassy Suites.

When the alarm is raised that the group needs to move to a more stable piece of ice the others in the group respond in very familiar ways: Este fue un buen libro me gusto mucho. Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony sneer at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting.


What if you had to implode all that you have known? When a person is skeptical, they follow wherever the evidence leads. In my personal experience when I make a changes is because of past experiences. Alice was portrayed as the aggressive, go-getter on the council who made things happen.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. On the surface, Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story of a colony of penguins facing a dilemma. Simple explanatory material following the fable enhances the lasting value of these lessons. I suggest koyter go to the books Good grief! The Power of Noticing.

As quoted on the etymology dictionary website, “Skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches as opposed to him who asserts and meltinh that he has found. 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.

Thanks for the Feedback. Given that this species of penguin reaches breeding age at around four years of age, mature penguins wouldn’t really have the concept of a long-term or permanent home on such a temporary structure. Clarify how the future will be different from the past, and how you can make that future a reality.

When you only know the theory, when it comes to putting it in practice it is really difficult.

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