January 2, 2019

Implied Work in Organization Transformation

If you are familiar with the  Cube model of organization design, you know that Work Processes  is one of six elements of an organization that must all align with strategy if the organization is to attain its strategic goals successfully...
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December 26, 2018

Take Time for a 24-Hour Holiday Re-Boot

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.” —Oprah Winfrey In business, we are always in the pursuit of improvement: having more, being better, going faster, doing things cheaper, and so on. As a result, when you...
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November 13, 2018 Effective Strategic Planning

3 Keys to Effective Strategic Planning

It’s mid November: the home stretch of the year. In addition to all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, this is when many companies buckle down to do their strategic planning for the year ahead. Effective strategic planning doesn’t...
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November 6, 2018 Choosing Change Agents

Choosing Change Agents: It’s Not All About Position

One of the keys to success in an organization transformation is having the right people involved. Before any of the work can be done around planning and implementing change, it’s important to gain clarity on the roles involved and who...
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October 30, 2018 Linkages

Fine-tune the Linkages in Your Organization Structure

Formal organization structure gets a lot of attention from leaders and organizations, but an often under emphasized aspect of structure is linkages.  Linkages are the informal mechanisms or structures that facilitate decision making, resource sharing, and work coordination across organizational...
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