Organizational Development

Anna started working in the family business when she was in grade school and never worked anywhere else. When other kids were playing or reading, she was in the store, sweeping up, straightening stock. That’s where she wanted to be. She spent weekends and summers learning inventory, working production, fixing machinery. She wanted to learn […]

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Reinvention, entrepreneurial maturity, communication, and community are words to pay attention to in the coming year. Here’s why: Whether you’re Linsay Lohan, Toyota or Bank of America, you’re reinventing, changing, upgrading yourself and your company to get ahead and stay ahead of the competition. No matter how complex or simple the switch, your goal is to […]

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Henry Mintzberg, commenting about David Hurst, said, “I don’t know who better integrates the  material of contemporary management.” Click below to access a pdf with David’s biographical notes and a list of his publications and presentations: David Hurst Presentationss and Publications 2010 David Hurst is a speaker, writer and consultant with more than 25 years […]

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As a former HR executive, when I arrived at a new organization, one of the first people I sought was a ‘partner in crime’.  At least that is how I think about it.  As an inveterate change agent, I was always working on some element of the culture that needed to shift to prepare the […]

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Succession Planning A systemic approach to managing your talent is critical in today’s business climate. Succession planning is not just reserved for Global 100 corporations. Small to medium sized organizations, family businesses, and large corporations all need a robust process for growing talent. The complexities of business today dictate nothing less. “We can’t afford to […]

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