Self correcting phenomena

book_future.gifI was listening to an outstandingly brilliant talks yesterday by Business Guru Gary Hamel
(recorded at Willow Creek) and in which he was exploring leadership that can innovate and adapt. The whole talk/analysis was phenomenal* (may have to blog more of it) but there was one line that leapt out:
“You have to remember that success is a self-correcting phenomena!”
This was musing that the methodologies that brought success become trapping, and an organisation often continues on the same tack even though the culture/world has changed rendering the previous method increasingly ineffective.

* use of superlatives deliberate and accurate