Cultivating A Garden of Change

September 27, 2018 admin 0

“Change is hard.”  “Change or die.” “Just use the Kotter Model.” ”The only constant is change.” Any of those help you execute change at your company? Not the theory, but the practice – the “how”? Dr. Glenda Eoyang at the Human Systems Dynamics Institute taught me a […]

What’s Your Story?

September 25, 2018 admin 0

“What do you do all day?”  “How is this report supposed to help me?”  “There is a lot of data here, but I’m not quite sure what you’re trying to tell me…” Ever hear that in your organization?  With more businesses preaching […]

How Do I Improve Organizational Performance?

September 18, 2018 admin 0

If only there was a simple, easy way to ensure positive organizational performance… There are books, seminars, CDs, DVDs, articles, blogs about: Career Management, Interviewing Skills, Individual Development Plans, Performance Consulting, Employee Engagement, Leadership Training, Management Training, etc.  They are all aimed at helping us […]

The Silence Is Deafening

September 6, 2018 admin 0

ROME — He was the son of a singing baker and became the king of the high C’s. Luciano Pavarotti, opera’s biggest superstar of the late 20th century, died Thursday. He was 71. (By Alessandra Rizzo, Associated Press – full story here). Video: Pavarotti’s ‘Vesti […]

Monologue or Dialogue?

August 26, 2018 admin 0

One of my favorite business blogs is The Dozen Blog over at Egg Strategy.  Julie Fleischer routinely challenges my thinking with creative posts on a variety of innovation-focused subjects. This blog is an incredible resource that enhances my mindset and approach in working to maximize organizational performance […]

Are You a Prisoner Of YOUR Thoughts?

August 12, 2018 admin 0

Ever wonder how to break the cycle of negative thoughts and attempt to break out into new innovations, meaning, and lifelong success? One of my all-time favorite books is now available in paperback and  as an audiobook CD and digital download (via […]

Spider Theory

July 30, 2018 admin 0

The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago has a unique underground cave-like area populated with  golden orb weaver spiders.  The zookeepers use food and water misters to keep the spiders content and in place without cages.  That’s right, these creepy-crawlies are right out in the open and […]

Age of Conversation Official Release TODAY!

July 16, 2018 admin 0

Official release is TODAY, July 16, 2018for The Age of Conversation, a collaborative book co-authored by over 100 business and marketing authors from 10 nations.   AdAge , Social Computing Magazine , FastCompany, and BusinessWeek have reported on this book and event. I am proud to be a contributor to this effort via […]

Age of Conversation – the book!

July 10, 2018 admin 0

We’re close, my friends.  In less than a week, on July 16th, is the launch of the much-anticipated “Age of Conversation” book on marketing.   WHY GET THIS BOOK? 1.  It is cutting edge – Conversation! 2.  It is for a good […]

Did You Miss Me?

July 10, 2018 admin 0

This past week I was in beautiful Vail, Colorado for a little R&R.  We hiked, rafted, rode horses, did some mountain biking, and stimulated the local economy via shops and restaurants.  If you haven’t experienced Colorado mountains in the summer, I highly recommend the experience!   […]