When meetings are mostly about preserving a status quo like an organizational hierarchy, we may find ourselves acting like a chameleon. In playing for self-preservation by blending in, we quit doing things that make personal and group transformation possible — things like listening, sharing, collaborating, creating, helping people, learning from one another, solving problems worth solving.
Now’s our chance to change all that for the better.
We recently helped a group of leaders from around the world disrupt the old normal meeting model and the way we used to come together to collaborate with a virtual sprint. 49 leaders each spent an average of 34 minutes of time over a 7-day sprint to define Leadership in the New Normal and align on a shared roadmap that defines small, incremental steps any leader can take to transform their organization, and their leadership, for a forever-changed world.
One of the most profound insights to emerge from the sprint: