Getting Beyond Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive dissonance! What is it? Why does it matter in the success of teams, families, communities and organizations? One of the biggest barriers to organizational health and balance (organizational well being) is cognitive dissonance. It is valuable to develop awareness about it and how to work to get beyond the effects of it. Especially if you are engaged in leadership … Read More

It’s All About the People!

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” — Lady Bird Johnson I have always been fascinated by kitchen table wisdom. What I noticed, even as a young child, is that people come home and talk about work at the kitchen table with their families and friends. Frequently, the talk is prefaced by ‘if they would only listen to me’ and finishes … Read More

How my love for well done meetings began!

I am thinking about how my love of well done meetings started and then carried out as a theme through over four decades. My first awareness of the importance of a meeting was when I was twenty and in the employ of a non-profit, that was mandated to assist people in prisons. My job was with the wives/partners of men … Read More

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