Speed PLUS depth: Action inquiry, leadership that transforms

A few weeks ago, I promised to return to explore Bill Torbert’s radical, useful thinking about fast and slow, speed and substance – and how to use a few seconds of conversation to propel deeply substantive action. Here’s part II of that series.  I’ll start with a story well-worth repeating, from the early pages of […]

That was then, this is now

By being unrealistic and crunched for time, I recently discovered a new way to start a follow-up meeting. The session had been rescheduled several times. Stragglers were making us late and, frankly, I was getting irritated. Because I’m a champion eavesdropper, it was easy to overhear that the team’s memory of our last meeting was dim […]