This Tweetstorm covers one of the seven topics I presented at the talk.
It’s the topic that appeared to resonate the most with the audience.
Rather they are the “what the heck were these people thinking?” flavor of mistakes.
“The people in these companies are stupid”
“The people in these companies are evil”
And why do some organizations tend to do this over and over again?
What is it?
It is, IMVHO, among the greatest 200 seconds in motion picture history.
(For future readers: Use this link if the YT video gets taken down for some reason:
Let’s break it down.
If Superman is like most of us — if he cares about appreciation for a job well done — what will he do the next time he’s in this situation?
Or, (B) will he let the boy fall, transform into Superman within a nanosecond, and heroically rescue the boy from certain death?
* As an aside, this is one of my top 5 all-time favorite books.
to do what’s right for your company,
you need to be the captain who just avoids the iceberg,
and not the one who hits it and then heroically attempts to rescue everyone.
1. Create awareness of its existence
2. Change the mechanisms for rewards and recognition
3. Embrace pre-mortems
Share the excitement via your replies, quote Tweets, retweets, and faves, and I’ll post a follow up thread within the next few days.
(warning: it’ll be equally long :) )
To be continued...