Process vs. progress

growth on tree

It’s easy to mistake creating a process for making progress.  A process can help you define a workflow and add clarity.  It’s a step an organization can take to standardize how something should be done and communicate it to others.  A process is a snapshot in time.  Creating a process can feel like progress and contribute to growth.  But, it’s … Read More

Boundaries

maze walls

Boundaries can exist physically as well as mentally.  Removing them can be as easy as shifting your perspective or as hard as forcing your way through.  The best approach depends on what needs to be accomplished. Dissolving a boundary is different and involves developing understanding.

Things fall apart

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When everyone knows what’s important then people won’t have to debate what should happen next.  The answer will be apparent.  Whether you are talking about culture, strategy, or managing change, establishing your guiding principles will help keep you focused on what you need to do. Things fall apart when people aren’t sure about the path forward.