Changing organizational cultures is well known to be an arduous process. To alter an organization's identity with time-held traditions requires aligning and shifting the mindsets and behaviors of large numbers of people, which is a challenging task. To help with these large-scale transformations, frameworks of identity patterns and character traits are extremely useful.
Urgent patience. Have you heard the term? I discovered it recently while listening to an interview with an inspiring change leader – someone tackling one of the big challenges our society faces these days. When he used this phrase – first coined by change guru John Kotter – I sat up a little straighter. It perfectly described a tension that many of my coaching clients navigate when faced with the pressing need for change. They must demonstrate an unwavering commitment to growth, while at the same time recognizing that change takes time. Striking the right balance is not always easy.
Understanding oneself and others is a cornerstone of success in the ever-evolving landscape of personal and professional development. Traditional personality assessments like MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) and DiSC (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscientiousness) have long been staples in this arena. However, a notable and modern alternative has emerged – Tilt365.
Organizations that fail to encourage a growth mindset, generativity, and thriving in their employees and leaders risk creating an environment that is resistant to change, lacking in innovation, and characterized by disengagement and turnover. To mitigate these consequences, organizations should prioritize these qualities to foster a culture of continuous learning, positive impact, and overall well-being.
The combination of a growth mindset, generativity, and thriving creates a synergistic effect on organizations. A growth mindset enables employees and leaders to adapt to changes, while generativity fuels the drive to create positive change. Thriving individuals are motivated to engage in this process. Organizations that prioritize these concepts cultivate an environment of continuous learning, positive impact, and overall well-being. This holistic approach leads to sustained success and resilience of organizations in the face of inevitable changes and challenges.
In this post, I will discuss the relationships between a growth mindset, generativity, and thriving. I will first begin by defining and examining the relationship between a growth mindset and generativity. Then I will discuss how these two relate to thriving and how Title365 can help increase these qualities.
Workplace culture is important to adults who tend to spend one-third or more of their time at work. Recent data by Deloitte has shown that 94% of entrepreneurs and 88% of job seekers say that a healthy workplace culture is vital for success, even in remote settings. Whether you are a leader of an organization, a team leader, or a team member, having the ability to distill the kind of culture you are in and how you could evolve the climate into one that you will need is essential for overall well-being and sustainability purposes.
One of the Laser Coaching principles is ‘If the cadence is not balanced, someone is not working.’ This means if we work too hard as coaches and do most or all the work for our clients, they don’t take responsibility.