There is an antidote; it’s called the “pause”.Read More
There’s a movement in the world these days around “transparency” within organizations and groups. In a nutshell, it’s all about being open and above-board with folks about what is happening, so that there are no secrets or surprises that catch people off guard.Read More
I grew up with a father who always said that “anything is possible.” As a child, I’m not sure I believed him; however, that way of thinking got hammered into my subconscious and, as a result, as I grew up, it came to govern much of my thought processes…Read More
In my world, this has historically been known as “the other f-word”. Whenever I’ve encountered it, it has felt nasty, unacceptable and like something to be avoided at all costs. Knowing that for many of you failure is similarly cloaked in energetic “ick”, I want to share a few insights to help you find a new way to be with failureRead More
Focus groups. Consultations. Opinion surveys.
These are all options for getting one’s finger on the pulse of what is happening, what is needed and what is desired as we work on moving forward in our world. This is true in large companies, small non-profits, the political arena, and even in families (the traditional “family meeting” is really just a version of the focus group or consultation).Read More