Monthly Archives: October 2014

Your Actions Speak So Loud

I can barely hear what you are saying. Huh? Yes, your actions are the truest indicator of what you believe; a revelation of the theories that lead to your behavior. Based on the work of Chris Argyris and Donald Schon, we … Continue reading

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What Are You Trying To Change?

Every day, I encounter people who are in  the business of trying to change people.  Don’t worry, I’m guilty too.  Organizations design around the notion of changing people but you already know what I think of performance appraisals.  We have deceived ourselves … Continue reading

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Have You Seen The System Lately?

Have you seen the system?  Let’s start with a little story.. A father goes into his children’s bedroom to wake them up and get them ready for school. As he pulls the covers off of his daughter, he notices that her eyes seem … Continue reading

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