Organizations are human systems operating in an environment of complex relationships and constant change. Our philosophy is to support organizations with honest and respectful relationships, sound assessments, and creative design. The process begins by working with leadership to define a clear purpose. Along the way we communicate openly, honoring the organization's values and culture as we work.
The key objective for any organization is to produce. This requires continual learning. Successful organizations continually apply their learning toward an external purpose. Some companies do this well and none are experts. As Shunryu Suzuki said: "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities". The more we think we know, the less we are open to what life is presenting to us. Organizational life is continual learning and change. For leaders, this occurs within the framework of strategic intent. As people and systems evolve, identity changes, as does purpose. Recognizing and adapting to change requires time for reflection.
With the right balance of people, purpose, and process; with respect for human dignity; and with reverence for learning; any organization can unleash its human potential. At Mindshift we focus on the fundamentals that shape an organization's capacity to learn, develop and produce. We design structure and develop people in support of strategic intent.