Posts Tagged ‘history’

Curing ONE of the Seven Deadly Diseases of Management, Performance Appraisals

Entrenched habits tend to persist, mostly invisible, until poets, reformers and provocateurs start writing, talking and asking questions. They challenge us to reexamine long-standing practices that no longer fit our current world and what’s on the horizon. This includes the persistent business artifact, performance appraisal, reviled by many, dropped entirely by a few, stuck on […]


Business Entrepreneur Storytelling at Entre-Slam with Deb

Entre-Slam is an entrepreneurial story telling competition held in Ann Arbor.¬†Storytelling is powerful – and is a key leadership tool. ¬†Telling my story was also a great way to illustrate storytelling as important to change and communicating complex ideas, including my history in organization development (OD). ¬† Explaining OD to the uninitiated is like describing […]