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The huge international bestseller: a simple fable with profound lessons for working and living in an ever changing world. Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter On the surface, Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story of a colony of. a mult of the book and m)”.harin& it with a few P”Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.

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The average life cycle of an iceberg is 3 to 6 years. This charming story about a penguin colony in Antarctica illustrates key truths about how deal with the issue of change: Help others see the need for change and the importance of acting immediately. Skeptics were portrayed as doubter and naysayers but that is not an accurate use of the word.

What would you do if you found out the community you live in and had been lived in i your ancestors for years was suddenly going to be ls He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

I then suggest any number of Kotter’s books in the Harvard Business Essential series The illustrations help in explaining the 8 principles that help in bringing about change, using The shy, unassuming Fred is worried.

To keep a program successful strive harder and have faith. Another couple of weeks and I’d have been dressing up as Fred the visionary penguin, kotter under the soul-destroying glare of the fluorescent lights of the Sequoia room in the South San Francisco Embassy Suites.

Clarify how the future will be different from the past, and how you can make that iceberf a reality. Now Alice too could see potential for disaster and felt a jkhn of urgency to do something about the problem. The two con men just added some details that are obviously included in the steps because everybody facing changes can think about them. Even if it is a small problem or the biggest problem dealing with people is the same.


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As to whether this book will actually change the way people react to change… well, the verdict is still out on that. 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”.

He knew he jon to do something. The best thing about Kotter’s book was that it was short and easy to read but that was also its downfall. Louis decided they needed evidence they were on the right track and that they were making progress.

This quote opened my eyes to realize that not everything is theory. There are a lot of these theories, practices or rules that authors of management or business books twist, rename and presto they have a new bestselling book.

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Our Iceberg is Melting

The most remarkable change of all was how so many members of the colony had grown less afraid of change, were learning the specific steps needed to make any large adjustment to circumstances, and worked well together to keep leaping into a better and better future. They need to stop killing trees for these l of books, even if they are used in ‘board rooms and leadership committees’.

Este fue un buen libro me gusto mucho. Organizational Man, then consider taking this advice from a band called Tool: This book is a fable with a colony of penguins and a seagull as characters.

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions

This also expands your skills as a leader in a group. One day from out of nowhere a Seagull arrived. Company visitors from the USA. The author actually did a good job of covering known facts about Emperor Penguins e. When the Leadership Council said they were too busy with other matters to investigate the cave forming in the iceberg, Alice asked the Head Penguin, Louis, to invite Fred to speak at the next Leadership Council.

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Next season the scouts found a better and larger iceberg with richer fishing grounds! You will take this mekting a work bible if you want to be part of a big change and that your contribution is being desired and valued. They would learn to move around.

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John P. Kotter

I certainly didn’t like the penguin named NoNo the naysayer but I also didn’t like one of the apparent heroes or in this case heroine. Feb 27, Bilal Anis rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign iis. When one curious bird discovers problem signs in the iceberg, few penguins want to listen to him. They created a vision of a new future, one that seemed plausible.

Its good, its helpful, its smart.

Pero puede ser funcional para cualquier persona, porque siempre estamos con personas. The jlhn format is a very quick read, and is easily accessible by almost any audience, but that also means it’s extremely lightweight.

Mar 07, Christopher Safieh rated it really liked it.