Category Archives: Establishing a Change that Lasts

Disarming the Tension

Leading change is hard. As change agents, we often need to react to situations in the opposite way from what our emotions would lead us to do. Instead of fighting fire with fire, we need to quench the fire with … Continue reading

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Why are Communities so Important?

“Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” ― Seth Godin, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us wHolistic Change℠ recommends creating Communities of Practice (CoPs) when driving change within an organization. CoPs are ongoing forums … Continue reading

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Does Your Culture Encourage Innovation?

From everything I read, “innovation” is the corporate buzzword of 2013. Since “creativity” and “innovation” seem to be used almost interchangeably, I like how Leigh Thompson differentiates between them in her book, “Creative Conspiracy: The New Rules of Breakthrough Innovation:” Creativity: Production of … Continue reading

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New Look

There is a tradition in my family, each autumn, to put away the summer clothes and toys, review and stock winter supplies, and donate those items that we no longer need yet that could be of use to others. In … Continue reading

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Thank You For Celebrating With Us!

We thank everyone for coming to our book launch party on September 12. It was the perfect celebration of the 3 years of effort in bringing our book, wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts, to life!       … Continue reading

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Initial Book Reviews

We shared early copies of our book, wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts, with some trusted advisors. Here’s what they have to say about it: “It’s awesome!!! I love the pictures and the format! ‘Why is this step important? … Continue reading

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Book Press Release

WHOLISTIC CHANGE, INC. ANNOUNCES THE PUBLICATION OF THEIR BOOK, WHOLISTIC CHANGE: DELIVERING CORPORATE CHANGE THAT LASTS Minneapolis, MN – Too many change efforts have self-destructed. Sure, there are many books about the theory of change and leading change, but we … Continue reading

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Book Formats and Links to Buy

wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts is available for purchase in the format of your choosing: Paperback on Amazon.com Kindle on Amazon.com iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch through Apple iBookstore Nook through Barnes & Noble Read online or download from … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

We are so excited to announce the launch of our book and are planning a party to celebrate.   wHolistic Change: Delivering Corporate Change That Lasts is a practical, how-to book that gives you the information about change agents and the … Continue reading

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The Weather

For any of our readers who live in Minnesota you know about the quixotic weather we’ve had this spring!  I really appreciated this blog post from Paul Batz about handling Mother Nature whiplash.  In addition to discussion of many inches … Continue reading

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