Purpose is a key ingredient for a strong, sustainable, scalable organizational culture. It’s an unseen-yet-ever-present element that drives an organization. It can be a strategic starting point, a product differentiator, and an organic attractor of users and customers.Read More
What does Ed Wood and your new list of business challenges have in common?
For this weeks video blog: “How to write a blues lyric”, FTM created a quick 30 second video in the style of a quirky grade B movie genre.Read More
This tool or system is called: LCS (Likes, Concerns, & Suggestions). It has been successfully practiced by many different kinds of organizations as a way of assessing ideas without killing them, and as a debriefing process for organizational learning.Read More
Premise: Organizations as living systems must continually adapt and change in response to their environment in order to thrive, survive, and be relevant.
Addressing the meeting from a systemic and holographic perspective makes it an exceptional leveraging opportunity for learning your system’s characteristics.Read More
I want to share a little vignette on an innovative experience of my own that helped me to complete my work. The fact that the need for the innovation was due to my own poor planning will not be the point I am emphasizing, but I was able to find a way to get my work done and keep my clients served.Read More
There are a lot of issues that can come in to play: fragmented teams, constant change of focus and direction, communication and cooperation, office politics, leadership styles, alignment, etc. What are the key things that you can focus on to make a difference?Read More
There’s being in the game, and then there’s going for the gold! What does it take to stand out from the pack and deliver a winning performance?
—ideas and inspirations seem to spring up randomly for me, popping into consciousness with a “look at me” and hopefully getting recognition. There seems to be a tough row to hoe in tracking them somehow, evaluating which I should put my energy into, and then acting on them in a focused and powerful way.Read More
The title, “The Perfect Client,” comes from being asked one of those classic questions—you know, like, “what are your core values?”, or “what were you put on this planet to do?” This exercise was “who is your perfect client?” Well, I think going to the “P” word is a trap in itself, so let’s say what is an excellent client?
Exploring the intersections between music, learning, and leadership development with Paul KwiecinskiRead More