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Microsoft Leadership Summit's key note presentation from Oxford Leadership Academy's CEO Cyril Legrand

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  • Leadership in a global context
  • Everything we hear is an option, NOT A FACT. Everything we see is a perspective, NOT THE TRUTH. Marcus Aurelius
  • When the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is in sight. Jack Welch
  • WINDS Strategies, Goals, Targets, KPIs
  • CURRENTS Culture, Values, Habits, Beliefs, Patterns, Traditions, Fears WINDS Strategies, Goals, Targets, KPIs
  • Leaders today face increasing complexity and uncertainty
  • the need to adapt to new realities
  • a capacity to innovate and transform Think Big Scale FastStart Small
  • and a change in mindset Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw
  • LEADERSHIP IS ABOUT CONTEXT & CHOICES
  • WORRYING CIRCLE (VICTIM)
  • WORRYING CIRCLE (VICTIM) INFLUENCING CIRCLE (PROTAGONIST)
  • If you`re going through hell KEEP GOING Winston Churchill
  • What kind of system are our organizations?
  • Our organizations are living systems, not machines.
  • Complex Dynamic Non-linear ORDERCHAOS CONTROL Self-organizing Co-evolving Unpredictable
  • Self-organization
  • Self-organization Living systems are continuously self- organizing in response to inner and outer conditions
  • We do not really "organize" anything. We just influence the way things self-organize.
  • Microsoft 2008 30 billion instant messages 250 million people 6.6 degrees of separation Facebook 2011 721 million users 4.74 degrees of separation Connectivity
  • Everything is connected at some level. Sometimes the connections are hard to see.
  • Look for the connections.
  • Simple acts can have enormous consequences
  • Entropy Left to themselves, living systems disperse energy with time.
  • We need to inject new energy into a system periodically ideas, people, opportunities, etc...
  • Consciousness Our mindsets, beliefs, and values shape our reality.
  • Consciousness Our mindsets, beliefs, and values shape our reality.
  • Translating ideas into reality to improve human life
  • If you want to change a system, you have to change the thinking behind it. Albert Einstein
  • Four Lessons from Living Systems
  • Giving up the illusion that you can predict the future is a very liberating moment. All you can do is give yourself the capacity to respond the creating of that capacity is the purpose of strategy. Lord John Brown
  • LEADERSHIP IS ABOUT CONTEXT & CHOICES
  • Change drivers Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Change drivers Globally Connected World Increased global interconnectivity puts diversity & adaptability at the center of org. operations Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Change drivers Globally Connected World Increased global interconnectivity puts diversity & adaptability at the center of org. operations Extreme Longevity Increasing global lifespans change the nature of careers & learning Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Change drivers Globally Connected World Increased global interconnectivity puts diversity & adaptability at the center of org. operations Extreme Longevity Increasing global lifespans change the nature of careers & learning Rise of Smart Machines & Systems Workplace automation nudges human workers out of rote, repetitive tasks Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Change drivers Globally Connected World Increased global interconnectivity puts diversity & adaptability at the center of org. operations Extreme Longevity Increasing global lifespans change the nature of careers & learning Rise of Smart Machines & Systems Workplace automation nudges human workers out of rote, repetitive tasks Superstructed Organizations Social technologies drive new forms of production & values creation Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Change drivers Globally Connected World Increased global interconnectivity puts diversity & adaptability at the center of org. operations Extreme Longevity Increasing global lifespans change the nature of careers & learning Rise of Smart Machines & Systems Workplace automation nudges human workers out of rote, repetitive tasks Superstructed Organizations Social technologies drive new forms of production & values creation New Media Ecology New communication tools require new media literacies beyond text Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Change drivers Globally Connected World Increased global interconnectivity puts diversity & adaptability at the center of org. operations Extreme Longevity Increasing global lifespans change the nature of careers & learning Rise of Smart Machines & Systems Workplace automation nudges human workers out of rote, repetitive tasks Superstructed Organizations Social technologies drive new forms of production & values creation New Media Ecology New communication tools require new media literacies beyond text Computational World Massive increase in sensors & processing power make the world a programmable system Institute for the Future Palo Alto
  • Mega Shifts From Separateness to Connectedness From Fragmentation to Partnership From Competition to Collaboration From Trust in external authority to Trust in inner authority From a Feeling & Need to control to Empowerment & Response-ability
  • This is YOU This is your ORGANIZATION
  • This is YOU This is your ORGANIZATION
  • Perception Reality (?)
  • Being intentionally focused on the vital behaviors that will make the biggest difference Generating trust, teamwork, and commitment to excellence through shared purpose, values, and vision Developing collective organizational wisdom and capacity, with all stakeholders aligned, engaged, and accountable for performance Creating interconnected leadership communities aligned by a common purpose Developing leadership from the inside-out A need for more integrated & holistic approaches.
  • LEADERSHIP IS PERSONAL ITS ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS is the relationship The conversation
  • LEADERSHIP IS NOT FOR YOU ITS FOR THOSE YOU LEAD
  • Mastering the CURRENTS (and the Winds)
  • The TOTAL INTELLIGENCE of the Leader Intuitive Intelligence
  • Leaders must expand their intuitive intelligence and develop greater trust in their 'flashes of insight Be present See the whole picture Clarify your intention Engage your value Fierce resolve Initiating Intuiting Interpreting Integrating Institutionalizing At Personal Level As a Collaborative Process
  • Collaborative actions based on collective wisdom Defines the framework for collaboration Creates a climate for discovery and emergence Encourages and honours diverse perspectives Asks powerful questions Suspends premature judgment Explores assumptions and beliefs Embraces ambiguity and not-knowing Articulates emergent solutions Act