Category Archives: Culture

Assessing Our Cultural Health

Organizational culture is the behavior of humans within an organization and the meaning that people attach to those behaviors.Culture includes the organization’s vision, values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, and habits.  ( I’ve recently had the opportunity to address audiences on the issues of cultural … Continue reading

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Interrupt the Ascent

 as·cent a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill. an instance of rising through the air. My colleagues at Definity Partners ( in Cincinnati, Ohio, are preparing to launch a series called “What’s Next?”  This series … Continue reading

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Moments Count

   I’m thinking about change. In particular I’m thinking about the moments we pass through during change initiatives and the importance of honoring these moments. I am convinced that effective organizations understand the necessity of change, and I am certain … Continue reading

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“None of us is as smart as all of us”

“None of us is as smart as all of us.” These words were uttered by the comic strip character, Pogo.  I recently thought about this sentiment as I was browsing through my old educational journals and saw a consistent theme: … Continue reading

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