My most transformative learning journey was the APD at the Academy of Executive Coaching. Understanding why and how this experience impacted me so much more than all the others felt like a sensible step to take to create effective learning journeys for my clients.
A virtual innovation team leader for a few years now, Julie Payet had to learn how to run online brainstorming workshops on–the-go. She has been kind enough to share some her learnings with me, now that virtual meetings are likely to become the new normal, even after the COVID 19 lockdown is lifted.
Last week, Fabrice Rosenstiehl took us through an overall comparison between a Go player’s and a Chess player’s mindset. This week, we explore four major differences between both games, that lead to radically different decision-making and leadership styles.
Fabrice Rosenstiehl is one of a kind: whilst pursuing his career as a business leader, he’s a Go player at top European level, and a former Chess player. Although he readily reckons that he is biased towards Go, he uses his understanding of both games to decipher and play the power games he is faced with in business contexts.
If my worldview were to be summarised into a single belief, I would say that all behaviours, even the most abnormal ones, are a way to adapt to an ongoing context. The implications for the helping relationship are countless.