Are You Collecting Data That You Care About?

If you take the time and think through the process; how would you do with just using an educated guesstimate? Or, at least starting there to zero in on what will actually be needed for your project. Too often, we collect data, one because it might be easy, and two thinking while we are here Read More …

An Evidence-Based Culture and Climate Assessment for Schools

Assessment is the First Step in Creating and Sustaining a High-Performance Culture and Climate (HPCC) The HPCC Assessment process is a systematic way of collecting, analyzing and presenting data for all school stakeholders. The purpose of the assessment plan is to ensure that the way that work is being done with schools is contributing to Read More …

Do You Take Your Brand Serious Enough?

In your brand’s most powerful moment, does it have a sense of awe about that it is the only choice and all other things are completely ignored? This seldom happens without some sense of extremism that has been refined over time and is well-defined even at a distance. If we do that, our brand will Read More …

Faces of Change 2 – Social Emotional Learning Program

Providing a Pathway for Students to develop their Talents, Interest, and Abilities When confronted with the fallout of childhood trauma, why do some children adapt and overcome, while others bear lifelong scars that flatten their potential? A growing body of evidence points to one common answer: Every child who winds up doing well has had Read More …

Are you developing WICKED Salespeople?

Most sales opportunities are just not that obvious anymore that seems to be the job of automation, not sales. However, are we enabling salespeople to handle wicked problems? Are we training them in the areas of exploration, scenarios, emergence & sensemaking? Wicked Problems: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wicked_problem Cynefin Framework: https://cognitive-edge.com/

How We Learn – Dissonance

Using Lean Thinking in the fields of sales and marketing and to some extent, the more softer-feely approach of Toyota Kata seems very mechanical. I was reviewing a video from Solution Tree and enjoyed the terminology of the cycle of learning they used especially the word dissonance. It describes the area of tension that exists Read More …