Category Archives: Change management

Dealing with how people and organizations deal with the increasing rate of change in the market.

Why you need John Wooden and Stephen Covey!


“Things turn out best for people who make the best out of how things turn out.” – John Wooden
John Wooden shared this gem in his book, Wooden. These sixteen words sum up the reason for developing a positive attitude and a contingency plan. It’s not enough to have one or the other. You need both. Continue reading

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If you don’t know your next performance review results today, READ THIS:)


A “deer in the headlights” look was the response I got? What was the question?….
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The Most Misunderstood Question of All


Gallup would happily drop the question if it were not such a powerful predictor of profitability, safety, turnover, and, interestingly, customer satisfaction….. Continue reading

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If You Have a Weak Link, Buy a Better Chain


How many times have you heard, “so and so is the weak link on our team.” Or “Why should I bust my rear when so and so skates and gets the same raise as me.” ………. Continue reading

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The Strategic Wisdom of Robert Frost


Here’s a short video based on the oldest trail race in the U.S., The Dipsea, that illustrates why NOW is the time to invest in your people. Stephen Covey termed this the IMPORTANT BUT NOT URGENT activity. Continue reading

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Engagement Q7 – I Still Remember Wondering, “What is wrong with me?”


In 1978 when Victoria Station retained Blanchard and Associates to assess our leadership team, I was the new Manager of Financial Planning. After a week of hearing of the consultant spending an hour interviewing everyone who was a manager and … Continue reading

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An Open Door vs. An Open Heart


There’s a big difference between an open door and an open heart! Continue reading

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