Readers Encourage This Blogger

I don’t pretend to know everything leadership.  This past week has taught me that.  At the same time, I am inspired by the comments and replies that readers have shared with me. “Your blog is absolutely excellent.  I just bookmarked it!” (Response to...

The New Normal – Part 2

Last month I shared the thoughts of colleagues and friends as we shared conversation on the state of work, strategy and the state of our field – organizational development.  A friend of mine posted his reaction, which was the company he was working for was...

The New Normal – Part 1

I had the pleasure of joining my colleagues – consultants, organization development & HR leaders – on a dialogue of the “new normal” in today’s organizations.  It was fascinating!   Not only do I think it’s healthy for people...

Seeing Results or Building Results?

I’ve been thinking about results a lot lately.  This shouldn’t come as a surprise to any of you who have known me for any length of time.  Our consulting practice is all about doing the right development projects, aligned to the right strategic initiative,...

Data Data Everywhere!

Organizational leaders often request that we (consultants) demonstrate the effectiveness and/or impact of our work.  Kudo’s to them.  I’m glad they ask the question. Nothing is more engaging to me than to work with an educated executive or organizational...

5 Ways to Create Greater Impact!

I cringe when I think about the number of times executives have challenged me to come up with results for a training program or development initiative AFTER the fact.  I relished the opportunity to have a conversation about their questions on the front-end – How...