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Workplace: Developmental

Developmental concepts have been top-of-mind due to a government organization sharing its work with the book “An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization” by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey (2016). They even brought the authors on site...

Workplace: An Advantage

Governmental and for-profit billion-dollar enterprises I have worked with recently commented on their use of The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business by Patrick Lencioni. So, I tracked down a copy of the book. Here’s my review. Every...

Workplace: Agreement versus Commitment

Ongoing learning is my number one motivator. I discovered this about myself decades ago and find it to be true of every day since then. During these work-from-home days, I’ve been tuning in to a variety of presentations and happily picking up new ideas. Workplace...

Workplace: Let

The word “let” has been on my mind since hearing it last week in 6:00 a.m. yoga class. Our instructor said: “let it feel good.”  What struck me next was a self-reflective series of questions. Do I let things happen or do I contribute to things happening? Do I let...

Workplace: Birthdays

Workplace birthdays often attempt to meet the needs of celebration and productivity. Gone are the days of celebrating each person’s actual birth date. Now a once-a-month celebration of all birthdays is more common. In some workplaces, birthday celebrations are not...