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August 25, 2016

Good Leaders Must Focus on Personal Development

Don Van Winkle joins the show to discuss the primary traits that lend themselves to “good” leaders. First and foremost, Mickey and Don discuss the overarching […]
August 9, 2016

Are your leaders killing the business? What to do about it…

We have analyzed thousands of employee surveys across the world and conducted live interviews with employees on six continents. We have discovered that when the “superior […]
July 27, 2016

How to Stop Expending Too Much Effort for Too Little Return

Again and again, organizations are expending way too much effort, while still causing very little positive change to show for their work. More engagement surveys haven’t […]
July 7, 2016

3 Key Factors to High Employee Engagement

Employee engagement remains critical to the success of organizations. Studies show that higher engagement means more motivated employees resulting in better customer satisfaction and company profitability. […]
July 7, 2015

I wonder…

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” –Socrates I love spending my time with passionate people – whether it’s passion to save the world or passion for the technology […]
February 17, 2015

The Heart of Transformation

For anyone who has lived through, or led, large-scale change in today’s corporate environment, the notion that “people resist change” often stands as a taken-for-granted starting […]
September 23, 2014

Trends in organisations in the 21st Century

It is not surprising that the way organisations go about their business continues to change as the wider environment they operate in evolves.  After all, organisations […]
July 18, 2014

How to Develop and Keep Shared Commitment

Most of the intractable problems we face as a global community will not be fixed by any one organization, one sector, one government, or one leader.
January 31, 2014

Data tell a story, too

A successful picture can convey a complex idea with a single image.
November 15, 2013

Is it so hard to pick up the phone?

Picking up the telephone can be key to creating a valuable conversation The Case of Whoopi and Oprah I heard Whoopi Goldberg interviewed on the radio […]
October 30, 2013

How to Talk in the Kitchen: A Pinch of Conversant Principles

Using the Cycle of Value in the kitchen. Baking experts say that it is an exact science, but I’m not so sure. I have a love […]