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The Moment of Truth
By Fran Cherny
This is not an article written with the intention to judge what is good or bad, right or wrong. I am writing this to challenge us all on how we and the people around us, even our team and organization, are responding to the current situation. I think now is the time to move away from practical advice and take this to a deeper level of individual reflection and collective consciousness...
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COVID19: 7 Tips for Making the Best of a Challenging Situation
By Fran Cherny
In recent weeks we have found ourselves in situations unlike anything we have ever experienced. It’s difficult to know what to do, how to act, or what advice to follow, but one thing is clear, our…
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10 Questions About Your Transformation Initiative
By Raphael Louis Vitón
I’m curious, you are a year or so into this digital transformation/culture change initiative… how’s it going? Here’s a line of questioning you can use to check on the awareness, urgency, and the alignment of the executive team involved in both the big “T” and little “t” imperatives.
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The Three Most Common Pitfalls of Culture Change
By Fran Cherny
After more than ten years’ experience facilitating and advising on culture transformation programs, I have identified three common pitfalls that trap most executives during the change process. My purpose in this article is to discuss how these pitfalls emerge and suggest three concrete solutions that could help to avoid them...
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No you can't "Cascade"​ Culture Change; but you can Scale Courageous Culture Attributes
By Raphael Louis Vitón
The idea of culture change is easy; the details of execution are complex. Most of us can only speculate how the organization is actually going to respond to change and why. Enterprise level “cascading” plans are unlikely to succeed...
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Congruency and next-level performance are easier when we 1) think in decades 2) prioritize annually and 3) experiment/learn weekly
By Raphael Louis Vitón
What does our next-level business environment look like 10 years from now? What kind of company will we need to be to compete in 2030? Who do I need to BE/BECOME to help lead my company to get there successfully? Will my “current-level” thinking and behaving be enough?
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Here’s how to start strong on many levels — as one new team — preserving the best of both cultures and creating value together...well beyond the deal.
By Raphael Louis Vitón
In 100% of the deals where significant value was lost, the senior leaders (in corporate and private equity firms) all report that culture issues were the cause. Here is how to fix it.
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Create More Joy in Your Life Using Marie Kondo’s Method
By Barbara Geels-Dingle
Negative feelings such as worry, sadness and anger increased by 27 percent between 2010 and 2018 and overall global happiness went down. How can we take some of KonMarie’s lessons and techniques and apply them to create a more joyful life?
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Surviving Stage 2 Breast Cancer: 5 Leadership Lessons I Learned
By Barbara Geels-Dingle
Life changes dramatically when you’re diagnosed with breast cancer. Suddenly you go from joyfully going about your life to being faced with your own mortality. In just a few weeks, I had to make decisions that impacted directly on the rest of my life. And fighting this awful illness taught me priceless skills.
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NO MORE BURNOUT... "No One is Coming, it's up to us."
By Raphael Louis Vitón
You already know this...burnout is caused by poor workplace culture; poor workplace culture is caused by ineffective leadership who can't yet create an environment of escalating performance, work/life integration, connection and purpose in the face of escalating change...
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