Meetings – The Linchpin of Organizational Health

Recently, someone asked me how I know whether a client is really going to be successful in achieving organizational health. Read what organizational health really is It is a great question. While there are several factors involved in making such a prediction, I'm convinced that one single indicator demonstrates that a client really "gets it," that they are likely to experience the kind of transformation that only organizational health can bring about. Though that indicator isn't directly related to teamwork, clarity, communication or systems, it connects…

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LEADING THROUGH SCARY TIMES

This gif of Canadians watching the American news that is kind of funny because it’s true. via GIPHY We watch the news with fascination and horror over recent events and concern for our friends and neighbours. Of course, we are also observing it all with a healthy dose of good old Canadian smugness, because smugness is Canada's second-largest export. I have spent quite a bit of time since New Year's talking with US-based clients, prospects and friends and what the rest of the world is missing…

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The Ultimate in Mediocracy – The 2020 Organizational Health Report

Introduction   57 Organizations took the time to complete my complimentary Organizational Health Survey. It takes courage to be vulnerable enough to look into your heart and try and understand where you are. This is a summary of all those completed surveys. A healthy organization has fewer politics and confusion, higher morale and productivity, lower unwanted turnover and lower recruiting costs than an unhealthy one. No leader would dispute the power of these qualities, and every leader would love his or her organization to have them. Unfortunately,…

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