Posts Tagged: Boxer

At the Crossroads of Public Service and Innovation

In the almost two dozen years that I’ve had the honor of working with Federal agencies providing Organizational Development consulting, I’ve been impressed with the quality of the people: their commitment to their jobs and the public they serve, and their interest in making broad leaps in innovation. In celebration of Public Service Recognition Week,… Read more »

Tilting at Windmills

Have you ever found yourself tilting at windmills, only to discover the enemy is within? The expression, “tilting at windmills” refers, as you probably know, to fighting imaginary enemies, and is taken from Don Quixote’s misconstrued view of windmills in the distance to be larger-than-life enemies: “Just then they came in sight of thirty or… Read more »

Tilting at Windmills

Have you ever found yourself tilting at windmills, only to discover the enemy is within? The expression, “tilting at windmills” refers, as you probably know, to fighting imaginary enemies, and is taken from Don Quixote’s misconstrued view of windmills in the distance to be larger-than-life enemies: “Just then they came in sight of thirty or… Read more »

Taking Stock

Did 2014 start off with a roar or a whimper in your organization? Here we are, one quarter down, reports on the health of the organization piling up on your desk. How was it? Was this the kickoff quarter to a profitable year, or are year end goals falling further away? When you look at… Read more »

A Few Personal Reflections

Today’s blog is a bit different in tone than many of my previous blogs. Today, I’d like to take a few moments and reflect on personal, rather than business ideas. With Passover having just started, Easter approaching on Sunday, and our Hindu friends starting celebrations as well, so many of us are celebrating in these… Read more »