Conference “Changing the way in which we change” by Miguel Ángel Sanz in Asturias

Miguel Ángel Sanz, partner of Madavi, was invited by the Official School of Industrial Technical Engineers of the Principality of Asturias to give a conference on change and the differentiating methodology of Madavi in order to tackle it successfully with companies.

In his conference «Changing the way in which we change », Miguel Ángel started by going over the traditional focus of change in companies: «First, an analysis is carried out; what needs to be done is defined and communicated and communicated and communicated », «but people do not change like that », he maintains. «We also think that if we develop people, the people will develop the business but that is like putting the cart before the horse ».

The paradigm of abundance compared to scarcity

Another of the usual paradigms of change is  «sequentiality; carry it out sequentially», explained Miguel Ángel. But «in sequentiality a lot of time, energy and money is lost ».

Migue Ángel also referred to the «paradigm of scarcity », that is to say,  «always thinking in what we do not do well ». The usual process in the paradigm of scarcity and sequentiality, tends to be: uniting a small group of people to detect problems, analyse and resolve them, then take action, all of that based on what is defined by the organization chart.

«We only have strengths »

«Today – Miguel Ángel commentated – I am going to give you good news: you do not have weaknesses; if you think about it slowly you only have strengths ».

In his conference, Miguel Ángel Sanz explained the pillars upon which the model of change that Madavi proposes is built. In contrast to the paradigm of scarcity, he defended abundance and simultaneity: unite at the same time all the people necessary to achieve success; discover through inquiry the best of what is; imagine all that we could achieve if we used all our potential in the direction of our objectives (that is how an attractive image of the future arises); design the areas of opportunities that will propel as towards that image of the future and concretize the commitments and the action plan. That is how movement arises; collective action towards aspirations, which are always greater, more motivating and more demanding than the objectives. «We can learn a lot from success », he assured; therefore, «let us speak of what we do have ».

You can see the whole conference of Miguel Ángel Sanz, partner of Madavi, in:


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