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Leading Culture Change: A Better Approach After the Layoff

"Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances." -- Benjamin Franklin A colleague who is the SVP of HR at a technology company spent today in meetings delivering the news about layoffs.  In the list of least favorite tasks at work, this has to be in the top 3, if…
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Decision Making and Culture Change: The Anexoria Syndrome

CAUTION! If culture change is underway in your company, beware of the skeletons accumulating in your closet. Organizational anexoria is wreaking havoc on workplaces today. Like anything that starts out with good intentions, there is a tipping point past good, that creates bad side effects you didn't intend. In the current economic climate, businesses are…
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Culture Change and Adaptability: Learning from the Wisdom of Nature

"The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority."  -- Ralph W. Sockman There's a tree outside my window that is distracting me shamelessly. She has the most gorgeous ball-gown of orange and red, defining the words "takes my breathe away." As the one…
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