Transformation accelerates when leaders enroll everyone in a mission to overcome needless delay. My first article explored the first of three patterns for success leading the way to a better, next normal–build conviction, not consensus.
The second is to embrace urgency.
Change takes time, which is one reason big, successful companies, in the absence of a clear and obvious disruptive threat, sometimes feel comfortable taking a slow-and-steady approach to change.
But “change taking time” is also a reason why big successful companies ought to act with urgency.