Lessons learned on leadership and transformation from nature

Nature never fails to teach us life lessons in all ways, shapes, and forms. Just like the natural world adapts to constant changes, so should our organizations. When it comes to organizational leadership, transformational opportunities can be created through the simplest of adventures with family and friends.

In a recent article from Art Petty, he discusses a recent landscape transformation project that he and his wife have taken up on the grounds of their Northwoods lake property and details how the experience parallels with organizationally transforming a workplace.

Some of the most enlightening takeaways include:

1. Don’t confuse vision with form

Start with an important, overarching vision that inspires those in your organization; but don’t make it a stagnant, final framework – things inevitably change over time.


continue reading »