Hoffman said it can be beneficial when disseminating business-critical information to simplify the ideas into digestible portions.
“My one rule of thumb I tell organisations I work with is: if we’re trying to engage and understand something or change something, let’s limit it to three things and see how that goes,” he said.
He said stories can help mitigate social risk in workforces in times of tremendous workplace change.
“I think what successful leaders do… is they’re very good at focussing on people,” he said. “The risk we often avoid is the interpersonal risk, the social risk.”
“It helps to focus on the importance of leadership, of experimentation, the notion of ‘how do we talk together and build relationships to be successful?’”
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Alicia Aitken and Greg Szopa are bluenotes contributors