The Rugged Beauty of Culture Change

Changing culture is as much art as science. Organizations have many cultures – all supporting, reacting and consuming each other while taking energy from leadership, employees, vendors, and contractors. Culture is evasive, fluid, and viral. An ocean coastline changes as the rain falls from above, tectonic plates move below, and waves and timeless tides chafe the sands and rocks along …

Sailing Through Troubled Waters of Organizational Change

If you dive deeply into the analogy of an organization as a sailing vessel, then the values of the organization are the sails powering the vessel. The journey of organizational change is a shift in the cultural course from known waters to unknown waters. The stakeholders, including the management and staff of the organization, are the crew members, many of …

Early Indicators of Organ(izational) Failure

Early Indicators of Organ(izational) Failure Advancements in science have made available the use of genetic markers to study the relationship between an inherited disease and its genetic cause since pieces of DNA that lie near each other on a chromosome tend to be inherited together. These early indicators are used in the search for treatments to delay and even prevent …

Positively Persuasive with Jeffrey Hansler

Positively Persuasive with Jeffrey Hansler Providing engaging sales tips to keep your sales skills top-notch and advancing to greater heights and success. Sales Success ~ Each day brings an opportunity to attend to the skills you share with the world I’m writing this Positively Persuasive from the Delta Sky Club in Atlanta, Terminal B. I am stuck in Atlanta overnight …