The huge international bestseller: a simple fable with profound lessons for working and living in an ever changing world. Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter On the surface, Our Iceberg Is Melting is a simple story of a colony of. a mult of the book and m)”.harin& it with a few P”Iceberg. Is Melting. C/u”‘lIi”ll and S1JCC«di”ll. Undo- Any Conliitions. John Kotter.

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Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, John Kotter

Feb 22, Nichole rated it really liked it. Pull together the guiding team. We are most likely to change something because of what we have gone through, not because of what we see in a data table. Praise for Original Edition. Mar 07, Christopher Safieh rated it really liked it. I don’t lose much sleep over such theories.

Fred was a curious and observant bird. Return to Book Page. I also find it interesting that the author did a “bait and switch” in the story. Books by John P. This little book sets out to make it a bit easier to relate to, and to highlight the importance of change and the pitfalls of change management. Our Iceberg Is Melting. This quote opened meltinh eyes to realize that not everything is theory.


Hold on to the new ways of behaving, and make sure they succeed, until they become strong enough to replace old traditions. Skeptics were portrayed as doubter and naysayers but that is not an accurate use of the word. May 08, David rated it did not like it Shelves: I recommend this book to anyone involved in leading any sort of change, whether it be in your business, a local organization, your church, or even your personal life. Our Iceberg Is Melting is at once charming, accessible icdberg profound; a treat for virtually any reader.

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Our Iceberg is Melting

For such a short book this was a surprisingly tedious read. The idea that adults cannot speak plainly about conflicts or issues is just insulting. Al principio las personas tal vez te ven como loco o tonto.

Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony sneer at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting. The 8 phases of change management according to Kottler are: Make sure there is a powerful group guiding the change-one with leadership skills, credibility, communications ability, authority, analytical skills, and a sense of urgency.

A note for those in US board rooms and leadership committees who initiate cruel and unusual punishment by forcing others mepting share in your literary high wierdness: The penguins changed a whole colony.


I found it to be unintentionally funny in some places e. The situations and reactions to the iceberg melting are clear, identifiable, and are easy to relate to the personal experiences. I know that change is inevitable and that people are more often than not resistant to change, hence the need for change management.

He and his wife Nancy live in Boston, Massachusetts.

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What if you found out that the company you worked for had to undergo a major redesign? Another couple of weeks and I’d have been dressing up as Fred the visionary penguin, baking under the soul-destroying glare of the fluorescent lights of the Sequoia room in the South San Francisco Embassy Suites.

By the end of the story, the penguins found a safe and suitable replacement habitat but were constantly looking for a better one each year; having developed a group who thrives on constant change. Louis decided they needed evidence they were on the right track and that they were making progress. Who are kofter nay-sayers?