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The Purpose of Organizations vs. People

The world, not just the world of OD has a consistent and continuous habit of anthropomorphizing; defining and understanding a thing as if it were human, or having human characteristics.   659 more words


Creating a dynamic learning process in the fast lane!

It’s imperative to bring creativity to learning, enabling us to be innovative!

Greatest challenge to innovation: reinventing our whole way of living!

Walking the positive road! 103 more words


3 Strategies that Minimize Hierarchy and Maximize Speed and Agility

Think of organizations as human bodies, not hierarchical pyramids.

Bodies are agile. Pyramids house the dead.

Organizational leaders try to increase speed and agility by removing layers from pyramids. 284 more words

Leadership Development

Practical suggestions to improve nonprofit boards' outcomes and impacts.

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Do any of these describe you or your nonprofit board members?

·         Don’t have a way to effectively measure “client impact.”

·         Must build CEO/board fundraising capacity. 109 more words

Peter Block: Better Questions for Orgs in 2017, moving from How? to Why?

We’re kicking off our #orgdna conversation for 2017. For me, there’s no place better to start than a focus on the top questions facing orgs and their leaders. 387 more words


One Act That Will Transform Your Next Meeting

Today, instead of a traditional blog post, I’m sharing an audio recording about how to make meetings better, for ourselves and for those we’re sharing the space with. 70 more words


5 Reasons To Keep Recruiting When Fully Staffed

Years ago when I was an area manager of a regional chain, my regional director and I were talking about staffing strategies. He said something that I disagreed with at first, but came to know the wisdom of in the years that followed. 557 more words

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