An Everyone Culture. Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization.

Achieving superior business results by creating immersive cultures for continuous personal growth.

How to get someone to change their behavior? Rule 1: don’t preach

This is not your average wear-your-seatbelt spot. For that matter, it’s not your average spot. It works.

Can mindfulness promote ethics in business?

Given the current economic and political climate infused with scandals it is a good time to reassess how ethics is being taught and practiced.

Tools of oppression vs. tools of liberation

Last week Austin Kleon posted a chart on his Tumblr page that he drew after reading Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

Compassion can help us cross political boundaries

Tugging at heart-strings does have an effect. It can be used as a tool to motivate people to act.

What is the opposite of fear?

“We have no separate fates, but are bound together in one. And our fear is the only thing capable of our undoing.” – Sam Killermann

Power and Love. A Theory and Practice of Social Change

Power and love are the yin and yang of organizing. Neither one is effective without its “opposite.”

Simple conversations to restore hope to the future

Reality doesn’t change itself. We need to act.

We’re social. We learn by imitating. Rational? Not so much

If we were rational beings, it would be much, much easier to organize things for the public good. But we’re not rational. We’re social. We learn from each other, as we discover.

How to create a social learning environment

A “social learning environment” is an online destination where people can co-create, share, and learn from each other. Jane Hart has a good series on how to build these digital places.