Top executives in today’s energy industry are facing unprecedented strategic and operational challenges. At the same time, many executives realize that they also need to address the mental challenges of doing business in an increasingly uncertain and ambiguous industry environment in order to understand and practically know
- why and when tried-and-tested management practices fail and need to be modified or replaced,
- how to adapt patterns of thinking and acting in order to deal more creatively with unexpected situations,
- how to create circumstances that contribute to confidence, commitment, and fun at work (and beyond), for themselves and for others.
Realizing the need for change, many executives engage in processes that support themselves as well as their teams and organizations in facing these challenges. At the same time, they often realize that their change management approaches do not contribute to the business issues they need to solve - and sometimes not even effect the desired change in mindsets, attitudes or behaviors.
Developing and designing change processes for individuals and for groups that are closely linked to business targets while focusing on the type of change needed in the very specific situation is an imperative for companies and institutions in today's energy world. This requires precision with regard to the questions asked and the emotional environment in which change takes place as well as a conscious effort to put existing - content-related and personal - perspectives into a broader perspective, i.e.: continuous perspectivity.
Read more about how I work with individuals and with teams to achieve these goals.
"Coal all spent; the bucket empty; the shovel useless; the stove breathing out cold; the room freezing; the leaves outside the window rigid, covered with rime; the sky a silver shield against anyone who looks for help from it. I must have coal; I cannot freeze to death; behind me is the pitiless stove, before me the pitiless sky, so I must ride out between them and on my journey seek aid from the coal-dealer. But he has already grown deaf to ordinary appeals; I must prove irrefutable to him that I have not a single grain of coal left, and that he means to me the very sun in the firmament..."