Terraform This: When Things Go Wrong on Transformations…
Updated: Dec 20, 2020
Day 19 (mid-Sep 2020): The terrarium has experienced lots of change over the last 2 weeks…
Absent Leadership: I was too busy to check in on it and direct growth. Hence, a range of temperature swings due to window proximity and inconsistent resource availability.
Impact: Mold made a come back and killed 2 plant varieties. All moss varieties entered hibernation. Springtails are nowhere to be found.
Resiliency: One “extinct” plant variety distributed tiny red seeds before death-by-mold; there are many seedlings sprouting up. Moss is on the rebound with water spray. Surprisingly, one plant variety and a rouge grass blade have thrived.
Get-To-Green: A governance to review/ direct temperature, resource and mold conditions regularly to bring the ecosystem back to healthy growth.
This is a practical analogy for what it’s like to run a transformation without sufficient leadership direction and change management components. Competition takes over as a modus operandi and begins to impact the bottom line.
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