It's Time to STOP Talking About Company Culture From my November 2013 Newsletter: Over the last month, I keynoted the Chief Learning Officer Symposium and KMWorld. At both conferences, many speakers talked about the need to evolve, shift or otherwise change company culture. In some cases, the shift was to support collaboration, in others knowledge sharing, and in still … [Read more...] about It’s Time to STOP Talking About Company Culture
Management by Design
Which is more important: Execution or Strategy?
A recent Strategy + Business article posed just this question: Strategy or Execution: Which Is More Important? I believe the answer is both. Execution without strategy is aimless. Strategy without execution is meaningless. It is that simple. Think about a strategy to enter a new retail area, say move a US retail brand into the UK. The strategy, at the first level, is … [Read more...] about Which is more important: Execution or Strategy?
How to Design Conflict Out of Your Organization
Read the entire post: How to Design Conflict Out of Your Organization at mylinkage.com. How to Design Conflict Out of Your Organization by Daniel W. Rasmus By Kristin Schepici on September 25, 2012 My book, Management by Design, offers readers a methodology that creates purposeful engagement in the design of work experiences. Too often, we just let work happen to … [Read more...] about How to Design Conflict Out of Your Organization
How to Design a Meeting The DOs: 13 Rules That Create The Best Meetings Ever
Here is a follow-up to the Infographic How to Design a Meeting in a collaborative work environment. This installment focuses on what to do when planning and running a meeting in a collaborative work environment. Here is a link to the DON’Ts. Work with attendees to co-create a prioritized agenda so everyone understands the purpose of the meeting, their role in it & what … [Read more...] about How to Design a Meeting The DOs: 13 Rules That Create The Best Meetings Ever
Eliminating Your Company’s Fear of Change
This post has been updated to include COVID pandemic perspectives. Eliminating Your Company's Fear of Change It's time to argue with bloggers over at Harvard Business Review again. In Cure Your Company's Allergy to Change, Brad Power discusses how to break the cycle in the failure of change programs. Let me just focus on the list at the end of his post, which starts … [Read more...] about Eliminating Your Company’s Fear of Change