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60% of People Find Process Problems Biggest Issue Impacting Performance

Poor processes equals pissed off employees! Pissed off employees equals pissed off customers and constituents.We all have things that annoy us about our job. When you spend nearly 40% of your day (or more) in the office, you're likely to find a few things frustrating.An overwhelming 60 % of people said poor processes were the biggest frustration impacting their performance and satisfaction at…See More
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Hope Horner commented on Scott Span's blog post '10 Myths About Change Management'
"Scott--This is great advice and incredibly relevant. I can relate to every one of these points.  Here is another myth I have encountered: Change is good.  Nope, not always.  Sometimes the change is…"
Jun 11
Scott Span commented on Scott Span's blog post '10 Myths About Change Management'
"Thanks, Hope. Good one. On the flip side, I would say that change itself is not always bad, however if managed it can certainly feel that way and have negative consequences. And I agree, change for the sake of change, that's not usually a good…"
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"One I keep above my desk: " Never, never, never give up." - Churchill"
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Pay for Play - The Culture of College Athletics May Be Changing.

As many government employees are members of unions, and many of us who work with the government interact with union members and union rules, your perspectives on this issue may vary.  If you’ve ever been to a college football game - you know there is nothing like the atmosphere before the big game. Tailgating, trash talking against your rivals, and showing your school pride - tens of thousands, and…See More
Apr 11
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Dear Military: Create a Culture Where What You Say Is What You Do

Last Thursday a military judge reprimanded a General in response to the sexual misconduct case making headlines over the last few weeks.  No jail time was handed down.  Some commented on how it was a slap on the wrist,  perpetuating the views held by some, that the…See More
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Catherine Andrews liked Scott Span's blog post 'Tip-off: Is The NCAA Tournament Helping or Hindering Your Productivity?'
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Tip-off: Is The NCAA Tournament Helping or Hindering Your Productivity?

You’ve likely seen much in the media addressing how the NCAA tournament affects productivity – positively or negatively - like here, …See More
Mar 21

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Tolero Solutions Organizational Development & Change Consulting
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60% of People Find Process Problems Biggest Issue Impacting Performance

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 11:19am 0 Comments

Poor processes equals pissed off employees! Pissed off employees equals pissed off customers and constituents.

We all have things that annoy us about our job. When you spend nearly 40% of your day (or more) in the office, you're likely to find a few things frustrating.

An overwhelming 60 % of people said poor processes were the biggest frustration impacting…

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10 Truths About Change Management

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 10:26am 0 Comments

As an Organizational Development (OD) and Change Management practitioner, I often find myself having conversations with leaders regarding change management – what it is and what it isn’t. Last week I wrote about 10 change management myths.…

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10 Myths About Change Management

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 10:30am 2 Comments

As an Organizational Development (OD) and Change Management practitioner, I often find myself having conversations with leaders where I need to address change management myths. Many leadership…

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Pay for Play - The Culture of College Athletics May Be Changing.

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 6:50pm 0 Comments

As many government employees are members of unions, and many of us who work with the government interact with union members and union rules, your perspectives on this issue may vary.  

If you’ve ever been to a college football game - you know there is nothing like the atmosphere before the big game. Tailgating, trash talking against your rivals, and showing your school…

Continue

Dear Military: Create a Culture Where What You Say Is What You Do

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 4:51pm 0 Comments

Last Thursday a military judge reprimanded a General in response to the sexual misconduct case making headlines over the last few weeks.  No jail time was handed down.  Some commented on how it was a slap on the wrist,  perpetuating the views…

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At 12:43pm on May 3, 2010, Andrea Schneider said…
Thanks for the friendship. Your blogs are interesting and I'm sure I could learn a lot from what you are doing.
At 2:37pm on August 10, 2009, Sunny Hester said…
Welcome to GovLoop Scott!
At 10:56am on July 30, 2009, Cindy Lou Baker said…
Hi Scott. Welcome to GovLoop! Thanks for joining. Please introduce yourself, join the conversation, invite your colleagues, and let us know if you have any ideas on making GovLoop even better.

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