Balancing the change agent approach with organizational consistency


I’m a change agent. This approach works well when dealing with clients and their specific problems, particularly when they are seeking change. I excel at injecting just the right amount of controlled chaos into a situation to spark discussion and see where it leads. You could call it “stirring the pot.” However, applying this approach with management and leadership team … Read More

The “How can we make it happen?” mindset

It’s not in the budget. It’s not on the schedule. It’s not on the agenda. It’s not in the meeting minutes. It’s not in the strategic plan. It’s not an option we’re considering. If I took no for an answer, then I would have quit long ago. But I didn’t, because that wasn’t the answer I was looking for. Instead … Read More

In search of significance


Client: I just want my work to mean something, to make a difference, to make an impact. Me: How do you see your work? Do you feel you are making an impact? The most menial and routine jobs can have a large impact on people. If it’s not working for you, then re-align yourself with roles that better represent your … Read More