Tags » Planning For Change

Doing and Chewing

We like to chew things over when faced with a difficulty, rather than doing something to fix it.

Traditionally, our attempts at problem solving revolve around analysis. 311 more words


People Plan, God Laughs

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

One of the many dichotomies of my life that sometimes leaves even me with whiplash is my ability to embrace the impermanence of my life running up against my need to plan.

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Personal Development

Change Management, never as an afterthought ....

Change Management is the process of getting employees to drop unwanted behaviour and to unlearn what they had been doing all along and to adopt new behaviours and work procedures and processes. 177 more words

General Management

Can we truly be present while planning for the future/for change?

The answer is YES.

As a yoga practitioner, being mindful and staying in the now comes easier than it used to. Most of the time, I’m very mindful of my breath and space around me, using thought and pranayama (breathing) to move my body between and through asanas (poses). 547 more words

Life Reminders

Complications and Complexities should be Chosen

For a number of years now I have watched CIOs attempt to get to a simplifed IT portfolio, and recently I have begun to think that this goal has been both a chimera and wrong in principle. 575 more words


The Impact of Traditional Student Indebtedness on Adult Education Program Leaders

The New York Times posted an article this weekend looking at the impact of traditional student indebtedness.  If you’re an adult education enrollment professional, then you should be asking yourself what happens to you and your programs if attention to this topic continued to garner significant press coverage over the coming weeks.  646 more words

Enrollment Strategy

When 2+2 = 5: Budgeting for Change

As I meet with colleagues in and out of the region, many seem to be concerned and frustrated by the demands placed on them by their respective institution. 813 more words

Enrollment Strategy