Conscious Agreements and Commitments within Organization

“Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.” – Abraham Lincoln What are you REALLY committed to? A clue to answering this question can come from seeing what you are experiencing in life.  A wise man once said “If you want to know what you are committed to, look at what you’ve got.” Are you … More Conscious Agreements and Commitments within Organization

Conscious Whole, Piece by Piece

Are you in?  Yes, these are trained professionals, and yet DO try this at home! What is a conscious organization?  I hear that question all the time. Merriam-Webster defines “conscious” as “the quality or state of being aware especially of something within oneself.” Therefore, one might extrapolate that same definition to a “conscious organization”, with … More Conscious Whole, Piece by Piece

8 Why’s To Have People Development as Priority 1

What if development of people became our organizational raison d’être? “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”   ― Friedrich Nietzsche What is the purpose of business? Milton Friedman, a Nobel-prize winning economist, wrote that the purpose of business is maximizing profit for the shareholders. Peter F. Drucker said that … More 8 Why’s To Have People Development as Priority 1

OD Dilemmas (Part 1)

Let’s say you are an enlightened leader and I just proclaimed my undying commitment to Organizational Development and Conscious Organizations. (Who knows, it could happen.)   Now what? As I dive into the OD world, question upon question arises.  I resolve one, and two more show up. Here is today’s sample of OD dilemmas you … More OD Dilemmas (Part 1)