Posts Tagged ‘2012’

6 Choices for High Performance Teams, Groups and Psuedo-Teams: Achievement Is How You Say It!

Looking for high performance in your organization?  Then take a good look at teams vs. groups. Kenneth P. De Meuse, of the Korn/Ferry Institute cites how work teams appear to be gaining in strength as jobs get bigger, organizational structures get more complex, and more and more companies become multi-national in scope (Naquin & Tynan, 2003). The VUCA […]


Networked or Just Worked? LinkedIn’s Shiny, New Endorsements Buttons

You may have seen the shiny, new skills endorsement tools on LinkedIn.  Is endorsing a useful enhancement or a troublesome distraction?  I’ve noticed just this week (November 2012) that all sorts of people, from students to college deans and company CEOs are updating their skills lists.   Probably that endorsements button is the reason. If there’s […]


Detroit & Vegas – A Tale of Two Cities as Our Comeback Kids

It’s always good to hear some good news about cities making a comeback.  Looking at Detroit and Las Vegas is a great way to explore how cities can envision a brighter future for us all.   View of the Detroit Renaissance Center from within the Detroit Athletic Club, 2012 In this case, Detroit makes a […]


Open Space on Speed: Social Business with the Coaches, Results! Video

We had 10 minutes, and it was plenty to grab ahold of social media concepts for business.  Using the theme of abundance, these professional coaches made it easy, using the format of Open Space Technology (OST.) I was the facilitator of a session named:  SOCIAL BUSINESS FOR CONNECTION, LIVELIHOOD and FUN  for the West Michigan Coaches […]


Change, Innovators, Creativity and Community, Will it Blend?

As the technology age moves us along, innovation has been heralded as one of the few growth spaces left, and the power of community, think social media, is the other.   Do they blend?   Does creativity have a place in how this can happen? Enter change.  It is important to keep change leadership and […]


Curation 2012-13: Filter Bubble Junk Food or Scan Savvy, Mosaic Knowledge Tool?

Blogging, reading possibly squishy revisionist history in digital books on Amazon, now curation?   Reading and knowing what to scan and read will continue to evolve in our fast changing world.  This post is about the basics, issues connected with, and possible future of curation. Passion and a particular niched view of the world, attracts followers who […]


Change Management, Daryl Conner, and Open Space Agility ~ ACMP (Updated)

We’ve been talking to some terrific change management consultants and leaders over the last few months. We’ve being doing Skype video interviews. And now, we’re talking with Daryl Conner keynoter at the Association for Change Management Conference 2011 in May. Just in time: ChangeManagementResources.com is getting Skype video interviews.