Tuesday February 20, 2018 - 2:00 PM Eastern / 11:00AM Pacific
This program is part of the International Leadership Association Conference Interview series. According to Barry Johnson, "in today's world of increasing interdependency and complexity, it is vital to utilize problem solving AND both/and thinking to address your most strategic challenges and opportunities. The research is clear - leaders, teams and organizations that leverage Polarities well outperform those that don't. He makes the distinction between problems to be solved and polarities to be leveraged. Barry talks about how you to leverage your most strategic Polarities (AKA paradox, wicked problems, chronic tensions, dilemmas, etc.) to become more innovative, agile, profitable and competitive immediately and over time. He gives examples of how leaders he worked with to apply polarity thinking in large scale and global organizations. He walks through specific examples to help listeners understand how to apply polarity thinking to their real world challenges.