Category Archives: Setting People up for Success

Managing the Truly Tough Changes

One of my best friends spent the majority of her career dealing with mergers and acquisitions. She was often called upon to keep the Information Technology (IT) organization operating while the acquired CIOs were being transitioned out. She traveled around … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Uncommon Service

If you are looking for a book to help transform your business into a truly customer-centric and operationally excellent service provider, I recommend Frances Frei and Anne Morriss‘ book, Uncommon Service: How to Win by Putting Customers First. These authors … Continue reading

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When it is Time for Executive Change

My first consulting gig was working for a bank that had begun as a startup, yet over 3 years had become a successful company. The bank was transitioning to a more operational model that would continue to serve its existing … 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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Finding Your Authentic Self

I am a female engineer. I was often the only woman, or one of a very small number of women, in my engineering, advanced science, and math classes. Even when I entered the workforce I was surprised at how few … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an MBA, the Arts, and Leadership

There has been a lot written over the last several years about the MBA falling out of favor. The idea that with the worsening economy, graduating with a Master’s in Business Administration doesn’t guarantee you a job.  And, also that … Continue reading

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