Entries for 'Lester Olmstead-Rose'
Lester Olmstead-Rose // Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A chicken-or-egg problem: During an executive transition, should organizations first engage in strategy formation, or should they wait until the new executive is in place?
Lester Olmstead-Rose // Thursday, November 20, 2014
Very strategic organizations are smart about scanning for and responding to opportunities — that’s part of being strategic! But mastering the balance strategy and opportunity demands that organizations be intentional about building their intended future. So…for every opportunity, how do you respond strategically?
Lester Olmstead-Rose // Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Any understanding of how organizations become truly different leads me back to my own inadequacies. I’ve been in positions to help organizations make this change before. Where I’ve seen changes take place, that change often is not characterized by wide-ranging openness to diverse people. Instead, it looks like a change from one group of people to another. In other words, the group is still not truly diverse. In most other cases, very little true organizational change took place at all.
Lester Olmstead-Rose // Thursday, March 20, 2014
Working with La Piana Consulting, Build It Green engaged in a strategy development process that moved the organization through a critical first step of confirming its measure for mission impact: reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Lester Olmstead-Rose // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Is your organization prepared to see the world with a fresh set of eyes?