The huge international bestseller: a simple fable with profound lessons for working and living in an ever changing world. Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter On the surface, Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story of a colony of. a mult of the book and m)”.harin& it with a few P”Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.

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Louis decided they needed evidence they were on the right track and that they were making progress.

It also attempts to discuss the dangers of not changing in a dynamic environment. He and his wife Nancy live in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Fred showed his model of the iceberg and explained why he thought they were in danger. Those who can not think explaining it to those who can not lead.

In the end, I don’t think this story is an accurate reflection of what we are facing at work and I would have appreciated more serious and more scholarly books on the subject. He is the author of eleven award-winning titles and frequently gives speeches and seminars at Harvard and around the world.

Their narrative structure lulls our adult brain into a false sense of security, disabling the rational analytical faculties that usually protect our cherished world view.

This charming story about a penguin colony in Antarctica illustrates key truths about how deal with the issue of change: I also learn better from experience not form theory. Oct 29, Anthony rated it it was amazing. One of the blurbs on Amazon tells us that some upper manager type in the Department of Defence snapped up copies. Learn more at kotterinternational.


Our Iceberg Is Melting

In Feeling, we want people koyter be surprised, compelled nd and feel what our vision. The book helps businesses and communities move from old to new territories to cope with their own environment.

Present the information logically to change people’s thinking. Let it break into one thousand pieces. Every day for a week 20 penguins came up with new slogans and put them on ice posters scattered around the iceberg.

Glance through our more than 55 and growing book summaries! Their delightfully told journey illuminates in an unforgettable way how to manage the necessary change that surrounds us all.

She was a fear-monger who sold the concepts of imminent danger and immediate threat to scare people into action.

Simple explanatory material following the fable enhances the lasting value of these lessons. No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I think the book was intended to help us adapt to change but I don’t really see a parallel between the fabricated and factually flawed fable of penguins on a melting iceberg and what we are facing at work.

I don’t know if I should feel more, or less, secure as a result. It is not going to be easy, and there are going to be people who will try to stop you. People who don’t work in the corporate world often succumb to the temptation to believe in wild conspiracy theories about plans for world domination by evil corporate overlords.

This book was written as a fable of a group of penguins, they acted exactly the same way as humans. Even if it is a small problem or the biggest problem dealing with people is the same.


The idea th This book is not only poorly written, it is extremely condescending and sexist. I got out of there just in time. Three and a half stars. Press harder and faster after the first successes.

It was a story about a penguin colony whose iceberg was melting.

Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions

The use of the penguin fable allows the authors to present these steps in the context of a story that nohn how the steps work together in enabling the penguins to make a significant change in their lives. Create a Sense of Urgency Help others see the need for change and the importance of acting immediately.

Another idea — move the colony toward the centre of Antarctica where ice is thicker and stronger — but that was too far from water to fish. Your increasing credibility can improve systems, structures and policies.

Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter

In short, humans think they know what they think, but all too often we misinform ourselves. Who are the nay-sayers? Este fue un buen libro me gusto mucho.

Al principio las personas tal vez te ven como loco o tonto. The conscious and the unconscious do not work in lock step. En cualquier tipo de grupo. Skeptics were portrayed as doubter and naysayers but that is not an accurate use of the word.