Recently, I helped an organization make good use of its time and talents. An upcoming all-staff training for an organization I work with remotely needed some team-building activities. The Executive Director had his hands full of the usual day-to-day routines and responsibilities, as well as ensuring the agenda and activities for the annual all-staff training […]
Webster’s Dictionary defines continuum “as a coherent whole characterized as a collection, sequence, or progression of values or elements varying by minute degrees. “High” and “low” describe the opposite ends of a line. Nourishing the growth and development of an organization requires a combination of ‘art and science’ to describe the two halves of a line. An […]
Observation: The importance of a clear and agreed-upon mission and vision statement is vital to organizational growth and development. These core pieces communicate culture and guide day-to-day operations and actions. Most find mission and vision statements work less than ‘interesting’. Background:The Board had recognized many items that fall into the ‘every 5 years’ review and reflect tasks had […]
Perspective: a specific point of view in understanding or judging things or events. Healthy organizations use more than one perspective. It is important to have the right perspective on your organization. It is also important to know which perspective to focus on at any given time. Making sense of perspectives helps organizations make sense of […]
It’s the very end of the fourth quarter for 2020. For most businesses, the fourth quarter includes planning for the coming year. Some may focus on the strategic plan. Others work on vision statements or vision boards. The end result is to set goals for the coming year. Specifically, SMART Goals. To start this process, one must […]
Here is a challenge I am taking on: To look for 'out of the box' opportunities as we transition into 2021.
It is the intentional work of individual team members strengthening and increasing their personal life skill capacity to increase the ability and effectiveness of the whole team to utilizing training and development tools to develop and strengthen performance capacity. When a team is confronted by a change (chosen or imposed) identifying each individual’s skills and […]