My friend Jen Todd has been doing important work with women in Africa. She has allowed me to share content from her recent newsletter. SHOWING UP. Exhausted and thrown around from days of flying to get to Africa a two … Read More..
Why is Touchy-Feely a Four Letter Word? Ann Begler, an old gestalt buddy, wrote a compelling article: The Anti-Antogonist: Conflict and Resisting the Touchy-Feely She wondered why people resist the touchy-feely. She writes, “So much of our work as conflict … Read More..
How to get people on-board, engaged, and involved in a climate of constant/continuous change This seems to be a constant challenge for many organizations. But it doesn’t have to be such a big problem. There are three reasons why its … Read More..
How do you engage and work with the project sponsor? Imagine you’ve been assigned to a work on a big project, or perhaps the new initiative is your baby. In either case, you will probably need the full support of … Read More..
How to compile and develop high performing teams, especially during a time of change Part I – Purpose Putting together great teams even during stable times can be challenging. But today, the challenges are even greater. But, so are the … Read More..
What if We Gave Artists Early Retirement Packages? Last night I heard Ron Carter at The Bohemian Caverns, an historic DC jazz club. Last time I saw him live was with the classic Miles Davis quintet around 1966. He took … Read More..
Majority of Employees Dissatisfied Susan Adams wrote a fine post about research on employee satisfaction. The results aren’t pretty. New Survey: Majority of Employees Dissatisfied Here is my reply to her post: Susan – This is sobering. But, sadly, … Read More..
Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent Very good list on the Forbes blog that addresses: Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent Here was my suggestion to readers of … Read More..
The Limits of Employee Surveys Just read a blog post in favor of employee surveys. Mega World blog I agree, but they are often so bloated and forgotten. Here are my comments. I like employee surveys too if a few … Read More..