Posts by author: MarchFifteen

To Your Health – A Guest Blog by Ann Dowsett Johnston

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Ann Dowsett Johnston, author of Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, is the CEO of Pine River Foundation. Co-founder of the National Roundtable on Girls, Women and Alcohol, she is also an award-winning journalist and a founding member of Faces and Voices of Recovery.  A wonderful woman who has privileged us by writing… Read more »

Mindfulness: What is it really? – A Guest Blog by Meghan Kirwin

Posted by & filed under Positive Psychology at Work, Reflection.

Meghan Kirwin – Founder of the Kirwin Group is a remarkable woman, whose life mission is to make the world a better place. A fellow Kili climber, and a truly happy person, Meghan is deeply passionate and continuously studying the science of positive psychology. In this guest blog she focuses on mindfulness. A topic that… Read more »

Engagement 2.0 – Engagement of Employees in the Future – A Guest Blog by Thorsten Eger

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We are privileged to post a guest blog from our client Thorsten Eger, Vice President of Human Resources at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada, whose perspectives on employee engagement we highly value.  We hope you enjoy the read and look forward to your comments. Engagement 2.0 – Engagement of Employees in the Future By: Thorsten Eger Recently,… Read more »

Mitigating People Risk in Major Transactions (Part 2) – A Guest Blog by Paul Pittman

Posted by & filed under Organizational Transformation.

The following is the second installment of a two part blog by Paul Pittman. This blog centers around a situation where the cultural integration of two organizations was only considered late in the game, and how one individual mitigated the people risk of this major transaction.  This two part series highlights the tendency to overlook the… Read more »

Mitigating People Risk in Major Transactions (Part 1) – A Guest Blog by Paul Pittman

Posted by & filed under Organizational Transformation.

Organizational culture – its importance can be overlooked, especially when other organizational matters are perceived to be more critical.  The following is a two part blog by Paul Pittman, centering around a situation where the cultural integration of two organizations was only considered late in the game, and how one individual mitigated the people risk… Read more »

The Competencies Global Leaders Need To Succeed

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The world has become flat again. Most of the organizations today have a global connection, even if they are not a “global” company. This means that leaders need to adapt to a different mindset and a way of leading that comes from the more traditional approach. Of course, the standard competencies hold… but here is… Read more »

Teaching Leaders What to Stop – A Guest Blog by Marshall Goldsmith

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Marshall Goldsmith’s thought-provoking insights on leadership are highly regarded globally, earning him a title as one of the top ten Most-Influential Business Thinkers in the World.  While leaders work on what they need to do more of, what they need to do less of has the tendency to go unaddressed, and thus can hinder their performance and… Read more »