“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The best hope for creating high performance lays in the acknowledgment of the innate need in all human beings to push towards excellence and continuous learning. This most human of attributes is an essential part of our evolutionary makeup. However, we also admit to the confronting fact that, of all species, we humans have the greatest tendency to interfere with the full discovery and expression of both our individual and collective capabilities.
Thus, unless a leader can summon the courage and clarity to recognize habitual ways of getting in one’s own way, he/she will miss the changes necessary to achieve peak performance potential.
IGEOS services are the result of integrating twenty-five years of The Inner Game seminal works in the field of individual coaching with Effective Organizational Systems, a leader in the field of organizational development and high performance. The essence of our approach is to hold a real time, accurate mirror that reveals not only the great potential but also the surprising ways we tend to interfere with that greatness. Such a look can be confronting. Yet we believe it is only by taking a courageous look in such a mirror that the motivation and clarity for transformation can occur.