Organizational Excellence

Teams. . . Care and Feeding Required

June 05, 2020

When teams are new, they are as wide-eyed and enthusiastic as a young lion cub. But when they get older, watch out. . . they can bite. All too often, organizations birth a team to take on a particular project or to reorganize work generally without realizing that teams need constant care and feeding.

Hearing from the Right People, the Right Way

May 27, 2020
The power of communication—from the right people and through the right methods—can influence results in profound ways. The outcomes of the COVID-19 virus on the Chinatown neighborhood of San Francisco provides a powerful case study.

Managing Change . . . For A Change!

May 15, 2020
The verdict is in, and it’s not good. Many organizational change initiatives fail to produce the desired results, leaving in their wake emptier coffers and a host of skeptical employees.

Making the Most of Engagement in the VUCA Vortex of Covid-19

May 01, 2020
As we continue to learn and evolve in unprecedented times, the sense that we are living in the term “VUCA world” has never seemed more true. The term was coined in the late 80’s, and stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity—certainly an accurate description of the last few months.

How to Cope with Unexpected Change

April 01, 2020
Change can be purposeful and deliberate. In other cases, however, change can be completely unexpected.