Posts Tagged ‘Company Culture Change’

The End of Adult Day Care

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Human beings come equipped with massive contradictions and imperfections. Our emotions battle with our intellect. Our community spirit wrestles with our selfishness. We think thoughts both lofty and low and emit smells both lovely and, uh… not.

We Have to Stop Meeting Like This

Monday, April 4th, 2011

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Thank God it’s Monday!™ We’ve all been there: the meeting that takes an hour to accomplish five minutes of work. Learn to effectively manage your meetings to avoid this. How do you do that?

Start by creating an actionable agenda, with a preset time allocated for each topic. Everything on that agenda must be actionable toward a completion. Instead of saying, “discuss hiring a marketing coordinator,” you could say, “define the marketing coordinator’s role, and define the plan to recruit.”

Then, delegate the task of the timekeeper to a meeting attendee who will work to keep everyone on track and keep everyone to the agenda.

You are here to solve problems and move on to great opportunities. To do that, you must create effectiveness with your time.

Have a great Monday!


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7 Potholes that Can Run Your Change Initiative Off the Road

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Massive, meaningful culture change IS possible in the business world. Not only is it possible—it happens all the time.

Take the “Micro” Out of Micromanagement

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Nobody likes to be micromanaged. There’s nothing worse than feeling the hot breath of your nervous boss on your neck when you’re trying to get your work done.

Kill the REAL Cancer of the Workplace: Put Workplace Dysfunction on Chemo

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

When you think of a dysfunctional organization, you might picture a lot of screaming and yelling. That’s not pleasant to be around—but it’s also not the most destructive thing a workplace can endure. Real dysfunction has very little that has to do with raised voices.