Monthly Archives: April 2011

Who you are speaks so loudly . . .

The great American essayist and poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson, held a particularly accountable view of life and living and one of my favorite quotes of his is: “Who you are speaks so loudly I can’t hear what you are saying!” … Continue reading

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Rapid Culture Change, part two . . .

 Conventional wisdom is not always wisdom. Conventional wisdom in the world of culture change consulting suggests that it takes approximately 3 years to shift or reshape a culture.  A corollary of this “rule” appears to be that the process needs … Continue reading

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If it feels good tomorrow . . .

In 1973 I met a man who changed my life.  His name was Thomas D. Willhite and to some he was a con-man and a charlatan, while to many others he was a gifted teacher of salesmanship, leadership and right … Continue reading

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“Fast-break” implementation

The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore.  It will be the fast beating the slow.                                 –  Rupert Murdoch In … Continue reading

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Time for Renewal . . .

It’s no coincidence that spring, Easter, and renewed feelings of aliveness, energy and change are all grouped together.  It is definitely the season of rebirth, in many ways and across many disciplines.  Biologically speaking spring is when the sap flows, … Continue reading

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The New Pack Leader: A Modern Business Fable, Part Three

(If you are new to the challenges facing Sue CEO, check out Part One and Part Two) Continuing their dinner conversation: Sue CEO, challenged with infighting among her senior team and declining company performance, is finishing dinner with an expert … Continue reading

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The New Pack Leader: A Modern Business Fable, Part Two

(If you missed Part One of Sue CEO, check here.) The next evening over dinner . . . Sue CEO unfolded her napkin and looked at her dinner companion. “I’m glad you were free this evening.  I’ve been meaning to call … Continue reading

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