We often hear, “People don’t like change.” This is not true. What people don’t like is change which is forced on them, especially where the perceived pain outweighs the perceived gain. When this kind of change is forced on people, they resist. When people co-create change, they are more likely to be invested in a successful result.
Lean Change is an evolutionary approach to change proposed by Jason Little. He suggests a 3-step feedback loop: Generate Insights; Create and Explore Options; and Run Experiments. Rinse and repeat. People are at the heart of this. It’s a collaborative process. This got me to thinking about Innovation Games® - the Collaboration Frameworks created by Luke Hohmann of Conteneo Inc. How could you enrich the Lean Change toolset using Innovation Games? Let’s break down Jason’s 3 steps to see where Luke’s frameworks might fit.
I'm a Management Consultant based in UK. Thoughts on Facilitation, Agile, Coaching, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology, Innovation Games®, Gamestorming and Training from the BACK of the Room!