Monthly Archives: October 2016

Are You Sure It’s Conscious Capitalism?

The latest buzz word to hit the internet  and web sites is conscious capitalism, a term Whole Foods CEO John Mackey has been promoting and, in fact, has helped to create an organization called Conscious Capitalism.  The problem with this … Continue reading

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Did You Know: You Can Make the Difference for Your Team

When working with new teams, we sometimes encounter sceptics. They tell us a team process cannot work in their environment, often because of someone, generally on the other side, who will not support the process. Making real systemic change is … Continue reading

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Who Lobbies For Workers If There Aren’t Unions?

We’ve heard news reports of issues that impact workers.   The stories about the Fight for Fifteen and the need for increased wages.  Unions have helped to carry the message about the needs for wage increases, and, in some areas,  pushed … Continue reading

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Thinking About the Storm

Did you spend time this weekend watching the Weather Channel? I did, mostly to check on conditions in South Carolina during and after the storm, but also just out of curiosity. Fortunately, our home in Charleston appears to have come … Continue reading

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What Needs To Happen For Employee Engagement To Be Successful Part 3?

We have been identifying some of the mistakes that can occur when organizations  start an employee engagement process.  This week we do our last blog in the series and address culture problems that can discourage employee engagement. Our first two … Continue reading

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