When changing cultural dynamics is a priority, leaders establish a vision for transformation, but if these persons only have the benefit of experiencing a single organizational culture, authentic change is difficult because these leaders don't know what they don't know. Yvette explores how you can overcome the obstacles to cultural enhancement and the unifying power of communication.
In this episode, Yvette shares a story about a manager who is being constantly attacked because she is unaware that she is perceived as a threat. She is unaware that others perceive her as powerful. The story illustrates two types of players: Those who reject power and all its trapping, and those who embrace it wholeheartedly. Yvette explores how persons who reject the traditional displays of power can engage power and maintain integrity.
As a leader, it is important to keep your finger on the pulse of the organization. It helps to know what is happening, what is about to happen and why. Your ability to answer these questions will equip you with the information you need to take proactive steps.