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Blueprint as Base

November 23, 2018  |   Active Influence,Testimonial,Uncategorized   |     |   0 Comment

Photo by Brian Bateson The Foundation of Active Influence   PURPOSE: Begin to move from understanding Active Influences as a concept to grounding and integrating it into your role as a leader. And how it requires a shift in thinking along with specific tools to firmly ground the process of change to being more ACTIVE. Mark UhlenbergThe Heartwood Group KEY POINTS: Introduce Systems Thinking and why it’s importantRole of strategic alignment in becoming an active influencerBlueprint is a tool and process to help you:View current state from a systems perspectiveAssess strategic alignment (or lack of it)Create a foundation and pathway to move towards future In a ...

Playing it Safe in an Unsafe World

June 21, 2017  |   Uncategorized   |     |   1 Comment

As long as we wish for safety we will have difficulty pursuing what matters. - Peter Block I just read an article that in our relatively safe environment and amazing country (USA)...people are more worried and stressed than ever. There could be many reasons why the polling results reflect more anxiety in what most would consider one of the safest and wealthiest countries in the world. No one can generalize for any one person because all of us have our own unique worries and fears. However, we are all held in a common bondage of a propensity to be "fearful". What or who is on your list of fear makers is as varied as the people you interview. Let's step back to some broader distinctions that might help at least with perspective. Full of fear for ________. (Here's my big list, you ...