Developed for "Open Minds, Open Doors: Leadership in the New World" a conference hosted by Women's Foodservice Forum, March 22 - 23, 1999.

The transition manager's work



Know very little about your colleagues - often pigeon hole them in to narrow bandwidths of knowhow. Discover hidden bodies of knowledge within project teams that can be used to tap into fresh solutions and ways of working
Process facilitation lacking - Releases the creative potential project by project - manage the relationships between project phases, kinds of thinkers, and ValueWeb™
Training separate from THE work; education considered a luxury Learning is an integral part of everyday efforts. Multi learning styles are recognized and utilized
Environment taken for granted; makes you conform to it. The environment creates a field for learning, innovation, collaboration and results.
Technology drives the company Technology becomes tools for releasing the genius within an organization
Feeling like nothing is accomplished during most meetings --- enengry drain Each meeting iterates ideas and projects creating order of magnitude higher value
Departments & enterprises are fragmented Everyone on team working from whole to parts; and parts to whole

Follow through 7-Domains Model

The only valid test of an idea, concept or theory is what it enables you to do.
MG Taylor axiom