How can leaders navigate the challenges of being 'asleep at the wheel' and transform their organizations into thriving, purpose-driven entities?
In this insightful episode, host Natalie Born engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Chris Green, a managing partner at Arch and Tower. They delve into the intricacies of leadership, the art of transforming organizations, and the significance of employee and customer experiences. Green shares his journey from a generalist background to a pivotal role in organizational development, offering valuable insights into the psychological aspects of leadership and the importance of aligning organizational strategy with human motivation.
Chris Green is a founder and Managing Partner of Arch + Tower, a Business Transformation team, operating in the Advisory Group of Frazier & Deeter. Arch + Tower focuses on serving clients who are looking to transform their organizations to achieve goals within Customer Experience, Employee Experience, Operational Excellence, or Digital Transformation...almost anything that helps an organization predictably get where they want to go.
(00:01:00 - 00:05:59) The Journey of a Generalist
The value of diverse experiences in shaping leadership skills.
Importance of adaptability and learning in different roles.
How a generalist approach can lead to innovative problem-solving.
(00:06:00 - 00:10:59) Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Fatigue
The role of vision in guiding organizational change.
Addressing and managing organizational and project fatigue.
Empowering leaders to pursue their vision amidst overwhelming priorities.
(00:11:00 - 00:15:59) Organizational Transformation Barriers
The impact of leadership styles on organizational change.
Strategies for CEOs to align their teams with transformation goals.
Understanding the psychological barriers to change.
(00:16:00 - 00:20:59) Tools for Clarity and Decision Making
Utilizing Maslow's hierarchy in organizational decision-making.
Importance of addressing foundational issues for effective change.
Techniques for leaders to gain clarity and direction.
(00:21:00 - 00:25:59) Cultivating a Purpose-Driven Life and Career
Strategies for personal and professional growth.
Balancing work, life, and personal values.
The importance of setting intentional goals for life and career.
"Every organization has survival and security needs just like human beings." - Chris Green
"If you don't know where you're going, how do you know how you're going to get there?" - Chris Green
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