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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 […]
July 22, 2021

Leading Globally: Individualistic vs. Collective Cultures

Me or We? Cultural studies reveal that one of these two biases drives how you prioritize and make decisions. Those who come from strong collective cultures practice, encourage, […]
April 15, 2021

5 Ways We Respond to Interpersonal Conflict

5 Ways We Respond to Interpersonal Conflict A benefit of my consulting work is that it requires me to learn on a regular basis. As I prepared for an […]
August 27, 2015

The Paradox of Feedback

This week I had the privilege of conducting leadership development training with a talented group of managers. One of the topics we discussed was feedback. It was […]
October 8, 2014

Change Agents: The personal characteristics required to navigate change

In the class I am teaching on organizational development, my students are studying how to facilitate change, both personally and organizationally. Part of this process has […]
September 9, 2014

Are you Do–>Think or Think–>Do?

The ability to understand the unique ways people think, act and learn allows us to be more effective in our work and personal lives. As I consult, one of my […]
June 30, 2014

Social Media Genius: Walmart’s corporate response to a scathing article in the NY Times reveals the power of effective social media.

A recent New York Times article harshly criticized Walmart for paying low wages to their employees. David Tovar, the Vice President of Communications at Walmart chose […]