Transformation — Risks and Rewards

PODCAST | With Guest Kevin Murphy | 18 April 2018

Projectified with PMI | 25 min. | Transcript

Transformation — Risks and Rewards with guest Kevin Murphy

In this episode Kevin defines transformation, describes what’s different for leaders moving through it, and makes a case that project professionals do their best work when they attend to the physical, mental and emotional space where co-creation can be achieved.

About our Guest – Kevin Murphy

Kevin Murphy is a partner in Bain & Company's Washington, D.C. office, and head of its Center of Expertise for Co-Creation. He has more than 30 years of experience across multiple industries in leading large turnarounds and transformations.

In this episode Kevin defines transformation, describes what’s different for leaders moving through it, and makes a case that project professionals do their best work when they attend to the physical, mental and emotional space where co-creation can be achieved. To skip ahead to specific conversation points, scroll on the progress bar and click on the time mark to the point of the conversation that you want to hear.

  • @01:30 — drivers and characteristics of transformation
  • @04:45 — transformation projects are marathons, not sprints
  • @07:45 — transformation lessons and rewards
  • @10:00 — risks and reasons for high failure rates
  • @12:55 — attitude, resolve and top-down commitment
  • @16:25 — engaging in conversations that break down silos
  • @21:15 — creating physical, mental and emotional spaces

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