Jul 16, 2019
Want to lead your organisation from a caterpillar to a big, beautiful butterfly?
This week, Jez and Dave are joined by leadership wizard, Alastair Kidd, to discuss how changing your leadership approach can help you navigate the pain points of cloud transformation. Topics covered include the difference between complicated and complex, the Cynefin Framework and the benefits of sense-and-respond, humbly audacious leadership.
00:00 - Introductions
11:36 - Cloudy Cliffhanger Question
16:57 - Deep Dive - How do you lead a cloud transformation?
17:55 - A familiar story? - The pressures of cloud transformation
19:11 - You are looking for a complicated solution to a complex problem
20:00 - The Cynefin Framework ( more info here )
24:40 - What is the difference between complicated and complex?
28:00 - Respect cultural transformation - human relational system
29:30 - How do you lead through unknown territory?
32:35 - We need ‘sense and respond’ leadership as much as we need ‘predict and plan’
35:00 - Tips for leading a cloud transformation
39:20 - Summary
42:17 - Cloudy Cliffhanger Answer
47:04 - Ten Second Recommendations