Conversations Catalogue: Canada Feb. 2016 - Page 14

The Stockdale Paradox Great for teams at extreme ends of the spectrum—overconfident or underconfident. Also good for the highly distracted individual who takes on everything and wants to be a part of everything. This conversation focuses on maximizing effectiveness. WHAT YOU’LL BE COVERING • Define and discuss the importance of The Stockdale Paradox. • Use the “Hedgehog Concept” to review current activities. • Build confidence based on talent, determination, and your clearly defined “world.” • Team members discuss how to help each other achieve personal greatness. …when it comes to our careers, learning to pivot is Plan A. Pivoting, within our roles and throughout our careers, is the new normal. — PIVOT Map What’s Next These days, the pace of work means individuals need always be thinking about how to shift and adjust their roles, skills and careers to meet the changing needs of organizations. This conversation focuses on how individuals can intentionally map their next career pivot, a purposeful shift in direction that creates renewed momentum in their role, work or career, and opens the door for continued discussions about career development within the team. WHAT YOU’LL BE COVERING • Discuss career planning and the importance of thinking ahead to what’s next for your career, as well as a review of the Pivot Method from the pre-read. • Think about past career moves, and discuss the strengths and experiences to leverage in pursuing an upcoming career pivot. • Plan a future career pivot by working through the 4 steps of the Pivot Method (Plan, Scan, Pilot, Launch) individually, and then discuss potential individual and team pivots as a group. • Make individual and team commitments to pursuing one element of the pivots identified d ɥѡ ٕͅѥ(ӊ I=1 U1QUI)]]\ Q%=9 1 =9YIMQ%=9L =