leadership elastic …now that’s fantastic!

Leadership Elastic …Now that’s Fantastic! I love this article by WordPress blogger, LeadershipFreak: Stretched, Not Crushed Every time things start going wrong we look to the leader for solutions. Beware! The pressure to provide solutions crushes leaders. When solutions come from the top, organizations crumble from the bottom. A C-level leader recently said, “When IContinue reading “leadership elastic …now that’s fantastic!”

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Story Spines Can Inspire Change

Once Upon a Time, You Created Change… Storytelling has long been a vehicle for creating a journey of the imagination, a journey in which a transformation happens. In his March 2012 Fast Company article, “Using Great Storytelling To Grow Your Business,” Kaihan Krippendorff writes about how to use effective storytelling to drive change and growth in anContinue reading “Story Spines Can Inspire Change”

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5-minute Contest: Mentorship and Onboarding

Mentor Me… Here’s an easy contest to win! In his article, “Mentoring and On-Boarding: Two Peas in a Pod,” Talent Management’s Frank Kalman makes a compelling case for mentorship as a game-changing onboarding tool. I’m going to take a leap by extending Kalman’s theory, and say that I believe that you (yes, you, dear reader) areContinue reading “5-minute Contest: Mentorship and Onboarding”

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Change again? Good grief!

How Change is Like Grief People experience different emotions when faced with change. Change can be viewed as a grieving process of sorts. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross described five stages of grief in her seminal work, ‘On Death and Dying’ in 1969. The five stages include: Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance (+ Moving On) Kubler-Ross described the experiencesContinue reading “Change again? Good grief!”

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Create a Contest

Build Organizational Positivity: Run a Story Contest Remember in school when you had to write an essay on “What I did this summer?” This was your teacher’s way of teaching you the art of storytelling. Well, who ever said the storytelling should stop just because we’re all grown up?  Everyone Wins Soliciting stories from members ofContinue reading “Create a Contest”

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