The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Comment

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

We wanted to share your feedback with the entire Cornerstone community – the good, the bad and the ugly; so here goes.

Comment

So Here's the Thing

Comment

So Here's the Thing

We hope you’re not pleased to find that we are nearing the end of this article series. So here’s the thing….

Comment

Are We There Yet?

Comment

Are We There Yet?

Mastery in both Quadrants is required to shift Culture and Systems along the spectrum from toxic to vibrant and from obstructive to constructive respectively. What this looks like at Cornerstone is seen by the graphic below - what we call Ascension.

Comment

It's About Bloody Time

Comment

It's About Bloody Time

There are signs that the world of organisation and leadership development is just starting to cotton on to the idea of the importance of connecting people to organisational purpose. “About bloody time!” we say.

Comment

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Comment

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

The challenge for leaders in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous), world is to see and interpret the interdependency in these relationships. The Integral Framework provides great clarity in doing this.

Comment

Making Sense of a F**ked Up World

Comment

Making Sense of a F**ked Up World

You may well have heard of the acronym VUCA that is used by the military to describe modern warfare. More and more, VUCA is being used to describe current organisational life - Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

Comment

WE'RE NOT IN GOOD SHAPE

Comment

WE'RE NOT IN GOOD SHAPE

If you agree with this statement, or even partially agree that your organisation, your division, your function or your team is not in good shape, or in good enough shape, please spend a minute to read this article.

Comment

The Soft Skills Are Really Hard

Comment

The Soft Skills Are Really Hard

One of the most misused terms in organisations when referring to the development of people is “soft skills”. We have often wondered what people assume when they use this term. 

Comment

"Not Another Bloody System!" - Of Course, They Are Necessary - Part 2

Comment

"Not Another Bloody System!" - Of Course, They Are Necessary - Part 2

Collaboration, resilience and vertical development have become part of the OD jargon in recent times, yet we all struggle to agree on what each truly means and so how to effectively operationalise them for both individual and organisation benefit.

Comment

“Not Another Bloody System!”  - Part 1

Comment

“Not Another Bloody System!” - Part 1

How many times have we heard this? Given that our daily routines are systems we often overlook how important they are to daily lives often only noticing them when they don’t work or cause us frustration.

Comment