Leading a business is increasingly complex. It’s a constant challenge to keep up with the accelerated advancement of digital technologies in our organizations and our ways of doing business.
In pace with this exponential change and complexity is a growing desire for simplicity. Shortcuts that help us understand and implement what needs to be done. At the same time, experience and common sense tell us that there are no easy answers.
Leadership has never been easy.
There’s never been a one-size-fits-all, cookie-cutter solution for moving businesses forward. It’s always been a flexible balancing act with an ever-changing set of parameters.
The difference now is that it’s all happening faster than ever before.
The format’s easy to take in, but the content is full of hard truths. The simple fact is there are no quick fixes to the problems of complexity. But there are proven leadership tools, methods, and perspectives
to help you keep your eyes on the prize.
13-week series of online master classes, started in September 2022. Attend each 90-minute class live or view the recording afterwards. See the schedule
Who Should Attend?
This program is for C-suite, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business angels, and everyone who likes to glimpse the future way of leading a company to thrive in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world.
Please visit leadingcomplexity.com to register. If you sign up now you get access to the previously recorded sessions.
Join us each week for 90 minutes of inspiration and insight with:
Henrik is an Agile evangelist at Crisp – famous for videos about Spotify Engineering Culture and Agile Product Ownership in a nutshell. Author of the books ”Scrum and XP from the trenches”, ”Lean from the trenches: Managing Large-Scale Projects with Kanban” and ”Kanban & Scrum, making the most of both”.
Joe has taught Agile at a number of leading global companies and has worked in more than 20 countries. He has led Agile practices at companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, Tesla, Toyota, NEC, and KDDI. His passion for mechanical engineering led him to found Wikispeed, a car manufacturing company in the U.S. In 2011, Wikispeed became a global car manufacturer and exhibited at international auto shows.
Founder and Chief Scientific Officer Cognitive Edge.
Dave is the originator of the Cynefin framework, and continues to apply and evolve its use as a practical application of complexity theory to management science. He is the lead author of the recently published” Managing complexity (and chaos) in times of crisis: A field guide for decision-makers”,
Author of ”The Art of Action – How Leaders Close the Gaps between Plans, Actions, and Results”. Some of its key concepts are being applied in companies ranging from Shell to the Mercedes Formula 1 team and have featured in international conferences. His current work is focused on the most effective ways of developing an agile strategy in an environment of high uncertainty.
Student of leadership and organizational design, former nuclear submarine Commander, and named one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers by Inc. Magazine. David is the author of the Amazon #1 Best Seller: Turn the Ship Around!, and The Turn the Ship Around Workbook. David’s recently released book,
Leadership is Language, is on The Wall Street Journal’s Top 10 Best-Selling Business Book List.
Robert Kegan is a professor at Harvard University and a world-renowned contributor to the field of development and transformation. He’s the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards and has over forty years of research, teaching, writing, and professional practice influenced leadership development, executive coaching, and culture-change management across the globe.
Johanna, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” offers frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams learn to see simple and reasonable things that might work. Johanna is the author of 18 books about many aspects of product development. Her most recent books are the Modern Management Made Easy series, From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams (with Mark Kilby) and Create Your Successful Agile Project: Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, Deliver.
Marty founded the Silicon Valley Product Group to pursue his interests in helping others create successful products. Before that Marty served as an executive responsible for defining and building products for some of the most successful companies in the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Netscape Communications, and eBay. Marty is the author of INSPIRED: How To Create Tech Products Customers Love, and the recently released EMPOWERED: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Products.
Lisa is included in the Thinkers50 Radar 2020, and coaches teams and organizations who are interested in becoming self-managing. She is also the host of the Leadermorphosis podcast, for which she has interviewed more than 75 thought leaders and practitioners from all over the world about the future of work.
Sonja partners with people who need to navigate, make sense of, and lead in uncertainty. She spans the boundaries of leadership, organizational development & change, strategy, risk, innovation, and marketing. In short, she works wherever there is complexity, which nowadays is more or less everywhere.
Mary is a popular writer and speaker. Sequels of her first book include Implementing Lean Software Development: from Concept to Cash, Leading Lean Software Development: Results are Not the Point, and The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions.
Bjarte has a long international career, both in Finance and HR. He is a pioneer in the business agility movement Beyond Budgeting and has been heading up the implementation of the concept at Equinor. He led a similar initiative in Borealis in the mid-nineties, one of the companies that inspired the Beyond Budgeting model.
Bill has spent his entire career observing how innovation works, from being a practicing development engineer in industry and government to be a partner in several startups. He is presently a Senior Lecturer at the Sloan School of Management, at MIT, and an Emeritus Professor of Innovation Management at IMD, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Please visit leadingcomplexity.com to read more and sign up.