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Learn how to identify and overcome signs of resistance to change in your organization.
In this example, big data was not required. In fact, just a comparatively little amount of data, properly analyzed and presented to non-technical organizational leaders, can lead to big improvements. The lesson – don’t blindly accept or ask for more data.
“The man who gives little with a smile gives more than the man who gives much with a frown,”-Jewish Proverb
Dealing with Toxic People (in my People Gardening terms I really like “Weeds” better), is not always easy. Of course we go through those same thoughts I asked originally, pull them, ignore them, eradicate them, but you know, what I’ve realized, is that it doesn’t make us any better to pretend them away in any… Read more »
We see them every day. The child at school recess playing by themselves or in a small group away from other kids. The day dreaming teenager who gazes out the window during a class lecture. The shy college coed wrapped up in a good book in the corner cubicle of the library on a Friday… Read more »
Elmer can fix anything, can give directions to get to anywhere, and will rush into a crisis with a plan and mobilizing others to join him to reset the balance of the situation. His greatest strength, however is leading people: without the benefit of a mantle of title, or formal authority, he has an eager… Read more »
There are times when you dislike a person on sight and this was one of those times. Thin, tall, beautiful, irritable. Scowled when I asked for a bit more room on the bench, to accommodate family and coats. “What a bitch,” I thought. In quotes because so loudly it seemed out loud. We shuffled and… Read more »
Visualize cybersecurity. I’ll bet you just thought about some tech-savvy guys in a room, working away on computers. You might have thought about the networks that comprise your agency or the code that powers them (you know, Matrix-style). I bet you did not think about a random employee, with barely any technical skills, sitting at… Read more »
The traditional Shabbos meal begins with wine and challah. Although they taste good, I never really understood why we bothered. * On the traditional deep purple wine, or grape juice often used in its stead. When you combine them with the also-traditional white tablecloth, get ready for someone to spill – and stains that never… Read more »