Change is a constant process, and everyone has to adapt accordingly. The book, 'Our Iceberg is Melting' emphasis the importance of successfully dealing with change and teaches some crucial lessons. The book is a simple fable about a colony of Penguins living on Antarctica and their struggle of dealing with the change. Through the medium of Penguins, the fable actually provides some useful advice about managing the changing situation.
The penguin colony in Antarctica is content with its life. However, Fred intelligent bird observes few threating changes and arrives at the conclusion that the iceberg is melting. However, the rest of the colony fails to notice his concern. Determinant to save his colony Fred starts convincing the other penguins. The characters in the fable are like the people who we meet and interact with in our everyday lives. The story teaches the important lesson of handling change with a calm head and quick actions. To know how whether Fred is successful in saving the colony, one must read this engaging and pleasing book.
John Kotter, an American author, is a professor and expert in the field of Leadership. He founded the Kotter International, a business consultancy firm after getting retired from Harvard University as a professor. He is considered as a 'leadership guru' by many global think tanks. His books 'Leading Change', 'Our Iceberg is Melting', and 'The Heart of Change' have made an huge impact in the global market.
. This amusing tale of penguins and human behavior towards change is a good read for all. For online shoppers, this book is available in paperback binding. It has an ISBN 10 number of 0230016855 and ISBN 13 number of 978-0230016859.