Leadership

Interview, Leadership, Questions

How Important Is It for Leadership to Facilitate Engagement?


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In responding to a question in a recent interview with Tom Cagley, VP at DCG Software Value, Cagley suggested that it’s “important for an organization to facilitate engagement by the way they manage.” Cagley’s recommendation was based in part on his earlier statement that:  Things that get people engaged are important because it pays off

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Leadership, Questions, Reflection

Behind the Scenes Look at Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™


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Over the past seven years, I’ve interviewed a lot of people—over 90 when I add them all up. I still remember the very first interview I ever did. The person I interviewed, who I thought I knew very well, completely surprised me with the insights and wisdom she shared. It was truly a remarkable experience

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Collective Intelligence, Leadership, Quiet Change, Transformation

How to Incubate Transformation Naturally


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At Container13, we believe transformation can be incubated naturally to help people and organizations navigate and thrive in the white waters of today’s world. Incubate: to cause or aid the development of There are four overlapping incubation containers that inform and relate to each other. Each incubation container creates a safe space for the growth

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Interview, Leadership, Questions

Where Does Employee Engagement Come From?


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In our recent interview at Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™, I was intrigued by something Susan Taylor, Managing Partner at Generon International said: “Leaders have blindly bought into this idea that employee engagement and happiness come from what happens inside the office. When in fact—engagement and happiness come from what happens inside the employee. “ Why do

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Interview, Leadership, Reflection

What Is This Thing That’s Larger Than Ourselves?


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In our latest interview at Exploring Forward-Thinking Workplaces™, I was intrigued by something Paul David Walker, Author, and Co-Founder at Genius Stone Partners said:   “This thing that’s larger than themselves is the team, the ability to provide an income for their family, the relationships they have with one another, and the relationships they have

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Awareness, Leadership, Lean, Questions, Transformation

Did We Get the Results We Expected to Get?


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Bill:  Welcome to our interview with Jamie Flinchbaugh. He is Co-founder of the Lean Learning Center and author of the book, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean. I recently read his book and it was apparent to me that he brings a lot of experience in lean transformation as both a practitioner and as a facilitator.

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Improvement, Leadership, Questions

How to Truly Transform by Relentlessly Asking, “Who am I?”


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Welcome to our interview with August Turak. August is an Author with Columbia Business School Publishing & Contributing Writer at Forbes Magazine. He is a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award-winning author who attributes much of his success to living and working alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey for seventeen years. He is also the author

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Awareness, Leadership, Transformation

Why We Created Forward-Thinking Workplaces™


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We believe we can create forward-thinking workplaces where every voice matters, everyone thrives & finds meaning, and change & innovation occur naturally. Since Bill Fox set an intention in 2009 to have an impact on how organizations transform, he has been on a mission to discover the strategies and tactics that work and last. What he

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Improvement, Leadership, Questions

Ask This Question When Something Goes Wrong


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David Marquet is the author of Turn the Ship Around: How to Create Leadership at Every Level, and a former nuclear submarine captain. His website is called Intent Based Leadership.  Captain David Marquet imagines a workplace where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity, a place where people are healthier and happier because they have more control over

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