Your organization is capable of higher performance than you imagined possible when you shift to Real Flow.
When organizations flow, people deliver great outcomes and love their work. But if you're caught in a frenzy of activity-overwhelmed and not getting enough done-your organization is flooding.
Organizational agility expert Brandi Olson explores what happens when organizations pursue too many priorities at once. Real Flow demonstrates how to create the environment teams need to achieve high performance. Integrating cognitive science, organizational agility, and lean principles, this is your guide to deliver exceptional value and enable people to be happy, healthy, and engaged.
- The costly link between competing priorities, overwork, and burnout.
- How to embrace the ecosystem paradigm and the impact it has on an organization's ability to adapt, change, and thrive.
- Strategies to remedy the burnout problem that don't involve lowering expectations.
- How to redefine performance to maximize human potential.
- The essential practice of limiting work in progress to improve the flow of value.
Leading a high-performance organization starts with happy, healthy people. Read Real Flow and cultivate an evidence-driven approach to design a high-performing, agile organization, improve employee retention, and stop the burnout for good.
About the Author
Brandi Olson is an organizational agility expert and the founder of Real Work Done, a consultancy serving leaders through agile transformation, organizational strategy and team design, and executive coaching. She has spent two decades consulting with organizations-from nonprofits to universities to global Fortune 500 companies. An expert in organizational learning and change, she teaches leaders how to solve problems and adapt fast with high-performing teams. A sought-after speaker on agility and high-performing teams, Brandi lives in Minnesota. Learn more at www.realworkdone.com.
"Insightful and pragmatic about the realities that companies face every day.... This book helps you put simple but effective strategies in place: outcomes over outputs, less is more, happy and healthy employees, dedicated working time, leaders actually leading by example and creating space to learn and innovate. A must read for all leaders."
-Amanda Finney, Senior Vice President, Product Management and User Experience Design at Wells Fargo
Brandi Olson's book explores the business impact and consequence of...misalignment (working on the wrong things), disengagement (and a lack of innovation), to burnout. Brandi reminds us of the reality of business systems and gives us ways to unlearn and rethink how we should be working. A timely book for all leaders of today (and tomorrow).
-Evan Leybourn, CEO and cofounder, Business Agility Institute