Category Archives: Healthy Culture

Not Everyone Wants to Transform!

A Fable Joyce comes to work on time and for the most part completes her tasks according to spec. She seems willing to do a little extra and seems to smile but you just sense there is something more. You … Continue reading

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Are You Anxious? (Can You Identify with the JetBlue Flight Attendant?)

Whether or not you have any interest in studying organizational and behavioral theory most of us find ourselves in the midst of workplace situations that at times annoys us enough to spike our blood pressure, leads us to gossip, or … Continue reading

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Working With You is KILLING ME! [Unhooking]

Have you ever checked out the discount tables at Barnes and Noble? A while back I noticed Working With You is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at Work. Since picking it up I’ve not only been intrigued by it, but also … Continue reading

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Is Your Culture Open or Closed

A sales professional was telling me recently about her work environment which was fast becoming negative because of restructuring due to the economy.   Searching for ways to explain what happened she said, “Before we were open – sharing, conversing, bouncing … Continue reading

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All About The STORY and the LESSON!

When the weekly edition of Sports Illustrated arrives it isn’t the first priority read.  ( I know what you’re thinking…except for the Swim Suit edition 🙂 but I’m not going there!)   The magazine gets placed on the top of … Continue reading

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A Positive Mandate (from Coach Wooden & Carroll)

For NCAA football fans Pete Carroll stands out among the best.  I’ve watched this optimistic, fun-loving, coach coax victories out of his USC players year after year; to my chagrin, regularly dismantling Big 10 opponents.  This season the piano-playing, man-of-passion … Continue reading

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Organizations Are Much Like Families

I’ve reconnected with a good friend of mine and not only have I appreciated the depth of our relationship I’ve also enjoyed seeing how our learning as been an “iron sharpening iron” experience.  After spending years connecting with sporadic phone … Continue reading

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