Monthly Archives: August 2013

Managing Change

At CALMC, we often help organizations manage change. People often resist change, even when they do not like the current procedures. They know them, and even if they do not like the process, they are more comfortable with it than … Continue reading

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Communication Impacts Real Problem Solving

Editorials this week in Bloomberg about jobs appeared to be somewhat grim but maybe they weren’t. An op-ed in Bloomberg.com from Peter Orszag talked about the number of jobs being advertised but not being filled http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-13/with-so-many-job-openings-why-so-little-hiring-.html.  Some of the reasons … Continue reading

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Becoming A High Performance Business

This spring, Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism, had a sold-out conference on a topic that seems very unthinkable, business and compassion.  In fact, one of the speakers wrote in a blog how rare it is to see those … Continue reading

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Avoiding Conflict, A Quick Demonstration

Last week, our blog talked about avoiding conflict through appropriate communication and constructive feedback. We can do a quick demonstration on constructive feedback we use with groups.  The groups are divided into smaller groups, the number depends on the number … Continue reading

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