want to change

Want to Change? Follow These 8 Steps

Despite the fact that sometimes we want to change, change isn’t always easy. In fact, it’s often ridiculously difficult. And I’m not just talking about organizational change here; I’m talking about those times when we decide we want to make changes in our own lives. Maybe it’s a habit we want to form; perhaps it’s[…]

Your company culture will never change

12 Reasons Your Company Culture Will Never Change

Culture is a hot topic, but it’s also a complex one. People conceptualize culture differently, and so consequently culture change is conceptualized differently as well. Regardless of how exactly you think of culture and culture change, one thing we know is that only a fraction of change efforts are successful. That’s not due to a[…]


Leadership and Line-Drawing

They usually sit in little groups — little¬†clumps of humans playing in the sand at the beach. They squat together, armed with mossy, soggy sticks that are doubling as instruments of art. What looks to you like a mangled mess of lines carved into the sand is undoubtedly a masterpiece in their minds, it being[…]

Lead Them Where They Want to Go

  Very few individuals, if they’re honest, enjoy going to work every day in an environment filled with distrust, political maneuvering, and so many of the other ugly things that characterize too many groups and organizations. And most folks, if you ask them, would say they wish things were different where they work. In fact,[…]