Archive for the ‘Organizational Development’ Category

Lead like a Billionaire!

November 15, 2010

You can’t deny the success of someone with a 25 year TV career and who amassed $2.7 Billion net worth. Oprah surely is doing something right!

According to the Forbes article “How to Lead Like Oprah” the key to her success is attributed to focusing on the 3 Business areas of Team, Vision and Values and the following 10 Leadership Practices: (more…)

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Loosing our ability to be face-to-face

October 5, 2010

Communication has been on the top list of issues in organizations for year and a constant challenge for parents. What is making it worse? Technology!

With instant gratification that comes with technology, we are spending less and less time ACTUALLY talking to each other (more…)

Lack of Customer Service can kill you

September 1, 2010

As a consumer I have been overwhelmed with the lack of customer service in today’s world.   One incident I can overlook and with a busy schedule who has time to follow through and complain about the lack of service we get?  My recent experiences have taken on new meaning when it came to care my father received after a stroke or rather the lack of service and follow through with doctor specifications! (more…)

Help for business people or anyone needing easy pdf files

February 17, 2010

If you are a business person like me who struggles with keeping up with technology or just someone who needs to create a PDF file, you’ll want to read this!  There is a solution that is as simple as clicking print in MS Word, change your printer setting, and saving the document to a file, and like magic you’ve got a PDF file!  Yeap, it’s that easy. (more…)

Adding young & female managment = change

January 19, 2010

A recent article stated that GM was promoting more women and younger people to their management team.  Making this change signaled “they are serious about getting younger people in and running the place right”.  As an Organizational Development professional I see that statement as VERY interesting?

We all know the auto industry is in a financial bind, to put it mildly.  And we all know the industry has needed changes long before the Government bail out in 2009.  (more…)