As experts we work in highly complex ecosystems that are shifting and adapting all the time. To become Master Experts we need to work hard to identify and service all our stakeholder groups, and take a strategic approach to prioritizing who we work with and why. In our work with experts, helping them build a […]
Reframing how experts see and benefit from networking opportunities Many experts we work with during our Expertship programs don’t see the value in networking. Networking events are often seen as primarily social, and possibly not a good use of an experts’ time (we’re busy!). Or experts don’t like the inauthentic behavior they observe among colleagues […]
If we are don’t understand our organization’s a strategy we will be seen as a necessary evil. Worse, we will be regarded as a burdensome cost or distraction from the main game. This reduces our perceived value and relevance of whatever ideas we putting forward.
Do you need charisma to win a seat at the direction setting table? Do you need to be a conniving political operator? No, but you do need break through. Here’s how.
Managers of experts may be unintentionally holding back their experts. Best practice suggests they should invest in building their experts’ enterprise skills.
Are our knowledge transfer methods mismatched with how people actually learn?
Why experts need to adopt a consulting approach. With so many requests to answer and stakeholders to satisfy, it’s tempting to solve issues fast and jump to the solution. It’s a natural survival strategy in our over busy world. But could this behaviour be doing us more harm than good? Proficient at ‘jumping to solutions’, […]