Trusting the Tension of Creative Change

Trusting the Tension of Creative Change

“The thing about human beings is that we are more than one thing. We are multiple selves …. You can’t be one thing without being, in some ways, the other thing. It’s about how to reconcile, how to be tolerant of all the possibilities.”• Ali Smith   In her...
Change Resistance – The Watchdog of Change

Change Resistance – The Watchdog of Change

Believe it or not, standing firm against change can be valuable to a change initiative.   Resistance to change can come from deep within. In Michael Crummey’s novel Sweetland, a contemporary Newfoundland community explores the possibility of being resettled....
Leading Change with Core Value Stories

Leading Change with Core Value Stories

“At the end of the day, you just ask yourself, ‘How did our vision and values influence decisions I made today?’ If they did not, then they are pretty much BS.”• Peter Senge, systems scientist    Core values are vital to engaging your team and creating a...
Influencing the Winds of Change

Influencing the Winds of Change

“We can see the clouds move, but we cannot see the wind. We can see the tides come and go, but we do not feel the moon’s gravity that moves them.” • Arnold Mindell   At any moment, multiple potential futures are possible.   When you think about your personal future,...
Power of Personas

Power of Personas

We’ve all been there – that moment when you are ready to share a new idea or proposal. It’s an innovative product, service, or process that will unlock new value and fulfill new or existing market needs. You see it as a big opportunity for your team and organization. ...
Channeling Chaos

Channeling Chaos

All great changes are preceded by chaos!• Deepak Chopra   Emergence is an act of creativity seen in nature, the way complex systems arise out of a diversity of relatively simple interactions. It appears in the complex symmetrical patterns of snowflakes, the ripple...