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Empowering Multigenerational Collaboration in the Workplace

Today’s workforce represents a broad range of age groups. As a result of college internships, modern healthcare, antidiscrimination laws, and a plethora of lifestyle …

Extending Systems Thinking to Social Systems

We live in a networked age. After centuries of perceiving different parts of the world as separate and isolated, we are now beginning to …

Embracing Vulnerability:A Core Leadership Discipline for Our Times

World events over the past several years have highlighted the need for new ways of exercising leadership. Such events include the ongoing crisis in …

Building Trust and Cohesiveness in a Leadership Team

Over several years, I had developed a strong relationship with the leadership team of a $3 billion division of a Fortune 100 organization. A …

Toyota’s Current Crisis: The Price of Focusing on Growth Not Quality

For the past 15 years or so, I have told audiences a story about how my perception of what determines good business performance has …

Accountability Leadership

What comes to mind when you hear the word “accountability”? If it is something along the lines of “who gets the blame,” “being called …

Learning and Leading Through the Badlands

We hear a lot about complexity in the business world today — specifically, that increasing complexity is making it tougher than ever for companies …

The World Cafe: Living Knowledge Through Conversations That Matter

Consider all the learning that occurs as people move from place to place inside and outside an organization, carrying insights and ideas from one …

Value Creation and Business Success

The most successful organizations understand that the purpose of any business is to create value for customers, employees, and investors, and that the interests …

”Leaning” into Organizational Learning

As a senior management team, we have always worked hard to create a true learning organization in our firm, Danfoss Socla, a specialized valve …