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17 August 2016

Cats, the plague and unintended consequences

17 August 2016, Comments: 0

  Do you know the story about the live cat drop into Borneo to save the inhabitants from the plague? The story goes something […]


24 February 2016

Feeling Stuck? Take Action!

24 February 2016, Comments: 0

  I met Chris for coffee. (Not his real name.) He was complaining that he felt stuck in his job. I asked him if […]


17 February 2016

3 Tips for Falling in Love with Your Current Job

17 February 2016, Comments: 0

  Bored? We all get a little bored with our jobs after awhile. This is normal! When you got this job you loved it. […]


10 February 2016

6 Tactics to Counter FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

10 February 2016, Comments: 0

  A wise friend reminded me “no matter where you are, you will be missing something somewhere else”. This was my first experience of […]


3 February 2016

Looking for balance? 5 Ways You Can Change Your World!

3 February 2016, Comments: 0

Looking for balance? 5 ways you can change your world! Life planning. Feeling out of balance? Looking for the right mix/mashup/integration/balance of the parts […]


13 January 2016

6 Hints for Keeping your New Year’s Resolutions

13 January 2016, Comments: 0

  I am not a New Year’s resolution person. I make goals throughout the year, but just because it’s January 1 isn’t a good […]


23 September 2015

Your problems aren’t unique, your mission should be.

23 September 2015, Comments: 0

  I was called into facilitate strategic planning at a small organization who’s board chair recently resigned. I met with the President about common problems […]


16 September 2015

Six ways to design your culture to drive innovation

16 September 2015, Comments: 0

  Does your culture drive innovation? Many organizations want to be innovative. However, it does not just happen because you want it to occur. […]


9 September 2015

6 Rules for Great Visions

9 September 2015, Comments: 0

  I visited an organization which had the vision posted on the walls. Since visions give direction to the organization, I decided to ask […]


2 September 2015

Why you need more than a strategic plan

2 September 2015, Comments: 0

  Most organizations have a strategic plan, but a large percentage of them are ignored. We call this the SPOTS syndrome – Strategic Plan […]