Innovation

August 11, 2022

Half-Marathon Leadership Lessons: Perseverance & Push

A few years back I completed a half marathon and I was dragging myself across the race finish line. Technically, I was running. However, I believe most […]
August 4, 2022

What is Organizational Development?

When you find out that someone is a nurse or an accountant, you understand what they do for a living. However, when people discover I am […]
July 28, 2022

How Leaders, Followers & Power Work Together (or Not!)

This week’s guest post is from Dustin J. Knutson. He holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University (VA) He lives in Colorado and works at Vation Ventures, […]
July 21, 2022

The Future of Work: Dystopia or Utopia?

Today’s guest post is from Dr. Philip Foster. You can learn more about him and his work below. _________ Recently I read an article from The Verge by Rich […]
June 30, 2022

Customer Service – The Ritz-Carlton Way

Today’s blog contains a summary of a presentation about customer service. These ideas were delivered by Donald Lenahan, the Director of Hotel Operations at the Ritz-Carlton […]
June 23, 2022

Why is leading through change important?

The Kodak story reminds us that ongoing organizational success is earned and cannot be assumed. Once heralded as the global leaders in photography, their inability to […]
June 16, 2022

Improving Your Working Relationship With Your Robot Assistant

Imagine that your boss has sent you to an all-day workshop at the local Hilton. His last minute invitation meant you don’t even know the workshop […]
June 2, 2022

3 Trends in College & University Recruitment

For many years I worked in administration overseeing college and university recruitment and retention efforts. When our household had Junior and Freshman boys, I was enjoying […]
May 26, 2022

[Infographic] Anticipating the Ripple Effects of Change (Part 2): Driverless Cars

Last week I posted a fascinating video which illustrated the need to anticipate the ripple effects of change (see Cats in Borneo). The sidebar below provides you […]
March 24, 2022

Mobots & More: 21 Business Terms You Need to Know (Review)

Over 5 years ago, I created  a post with a series of new terms that business leaders needed to know. These terms were a little strange, […]
February 10, 2022

Assessing Organizational Opportunities: The Sigmoid Model

In the past month, a surprising amount of my consulting discussions have focused on something called the sigmoid curve. This is unusual because the sigmoid is actually a […]
February 3, 2022

Five Questions to Diagnose Organizational Needs

As a consultant, a lot of my time is spent diagnosing matters related to organizational success. Sometimes as I listen, I discover themes about challenges that need to […]