On this episode of the Peak Performance Leadership podcast, host Scott McCarthy sits down with special guest Adam Bennett to discuss the crucial aspects of developing a clear and concise strategy while effectively implementing transformational change within organizations. Bennett, a seasoned leader with extensive experience in strategy development, highlights the importance of mindset, prioritization, and building the right team to drive successful transformations.
Bennett shares valuable insights on the mechanics of change implementation and draws an intriguing parallel between these mechanics and a checklist for sailing a ship. He emphasizes the need for personal commitment from leaders and the challenge many CEOs face when balancing their time between managing ongoing operations and driving change initiatives.
In this captivating conversation, Bennett uncovers the three essential elements of transformation and sheds light on the resistance to change that can hinder progress within organizations. He delves into the role of talent management and the impact of corporate elements on maintaining the status quo.
Furthermore, Bennett underscores the significance of clear communication and properly assessing individuals within the organization who are aligned with the transformational agenda. He encourages leaders to prioritize humility and curiosity, as well as the practice of intellectual doubt in the strategy development process.
Join McCarthy and Bennett in this thought-provoking episode as they unpack strategies for prioritization, the identification of key roles in the transformation process, and the vital importance of aligning investments with the overall strategic direction. Discover actionable insights that will empower you to lead successful transformations and drive shareholder value in your organization.
Listen to the full episode of Peak Performance Leadership with Adam Bennett on your favorite podcast platform to access expert advice on mastering strategy and implementing effective change.
Unless you’ve been living on another planet, the past few years have shown that we’re in a time of unimagined and unrelenting change—and we’re not very good at it. According to McKinsey & Company, an alarming 70% of all change initiatives fail, largely because we’re biologically hardwired to return to what’s worked for us before. […]
Change is hard for any organization. People are often adverse to change as they are comfortable in the ways which they live and work. However, in order to remain relevant and competitive in today’s world, change is essential. Therefore, as leaders it’s crucial that we lead the changes in our organizations the right way.