Category Archives: Training and Development

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 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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SMART Goal-Setting

Both when defining the change and when adjusting people’s incentives to reflect the change, I am a big fan of SMART goals to eliminate the ambiguity around what good performance looks like: Specific – is the goal clear and unambiguous? … Continue reading

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Leadership Styles Need to Change Too

In addition to making the change happen at your company, the way your leaders behave toward their employees needs to change. Paul Spiegelman wrote a fabulous article in Inc.com that explains this phenomenon: The old days of command-and-control leadership are … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Starts with Respect

HR Magazine UK conducted a 30 year long analysis of what employees really want, and identified that in 90% of cases, what employees truly desire from their managers and organizations is R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: Recognition – Employees… want their views to count. … Continue reading

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New Becomes Ubiquitous

Please bear with me as I continue on a bit of a track related to technology and the impact / change it has on our lives.  I continue to think of the impact that Steve Jobs has had on our … Continue reading

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