In this episode of the Change Management Review Podcast, host Theresa Moulton sits down with Jason Little, founder of Lean Change and co-author of the newly released book “Six Big Ideas of Adaptive Organizations.” With a rich background in web development, agile coaching, and change management, Jason shares invaluable insights into creating adaptive organizations. He discusses the six big ideas that can help organizations move away from traditional frameworks and towards more effective, sensemaking approaches. Tune in to learn how to enhance your change management strategies and foster a more adaptable and resilient organization.

You’ll discover: 

  • Why traditional change management frameworks often fall short in today’s fast-paced, digital world
  • The six key ideas presented in his book, focusing on how these principles can help organizations become more flexible and responsive to change.
  • The recurring patterns Jason has observed in organizations attempting transformative change and how understanding these waves can help leaders anticipate challenges and adjust strategies accordingly.
  • The five levers that organizations can pull to trigger change. Jason highlights the importance of understanding how changes in one area can impact the entire system.
  • and much more!

If you are a change management practitioner or leader looking to make your organization more adaptive and resilient, this episode is a must-listen.

Jason Little’s insights and practical advice will equip you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the complexities of change and drive lasting improvements in your organization.

About the Guest:

Jason began his career as a web developer when Cold Fusion roamed the earth. Over the following years, he moved into into management, agile coaching and consulting. In 2012 he released Lean Change Management chapter by chapter and then spent the greater part of the next decade traveling the world in search of what separated organizations that were good at change, from those that were not so good at change.

Jason is the founder of Lean Change Inc, world-renowned speaker and #1 best selling Amazon author of From Skeptic to Strategist: Embracing AI in Change Management which debuted at #1 on the global new release chart in January 2024.

Jason is the author of Lean Change Management (Edition 1 in 2012, Edition 2 in 2014, The Art and Science of Change (2014), Agile Transformation: A Guide to Organizational Change (2011), Change Agility (2020), From Skeptic to Strategist: Embracing AI in Change Management (2024), The Ultimate Guide to Prompt Engineering for Change Makers (2024), and The Six Big Ideas of Adaptive Organizations (co-authored with Ken Rickard, 2024).

He is also the CTO for Spero Careers Canada, an organization that helps employment specialists help their neurodiverse clients find and keep jobs and in his ‘spare time’, he’s a solo musician under the name Jason Ross (not the techno one!) and songwriter and producer.

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