Organizations

Management Malpractice

Let’s imagine the following scene… You are sitting in the exam room with your feet dangling off the end of the sanitary-paper-covered couch admiring the jar of tongue depressors when in walks the doctor… “How are you today Scott?” “Doing well Doc, just a little pain in my stomach, I’m thinking it might be indigestion Continue reading Management Malpractice

Towing a Yacht With a Prius

Energy. Emotional energy. Creative energy. Physical energy. Mental energy.   Every day organizations spend an enormous amount of energy. But on what? We withhold or release our energy. But for what? There’s only so much energy available to each of us. And, of course, that means only so much energy available for our organization. Now Continue reading Towing a Yacht With a Prius

Pyramids, Circles and Organizational Geometry

Welcome to Organizational Geometry. I was reading a book recently that had nothing to do with business or leadership. In fact, it was related to the Christmas story. The author talked about a shift. A new relationship built on circles instead of pyramids. And that got me thinking about these shapes and how they differ. How Continue reading Pyramids, Circles and Organizational Geometry

Creating the Connection to Intention

Intention speaks softly. Unless we listen, really stop and listen, it will be lost in the noise. Shouted down by our impulsive, learned responses. It is the voice of a wise friend. Calling you to be the person you hoped you could be. The person you can be. Calling you to a bigger story. Intention Continue reading Creating the Connection to Intention