Recently, a colleague asked, “Who has most influenced your thinking and practice as an Organizational development consultant?” One of my chief influences was my Mom. She had a lot of sayings. “No good comes from fooling,” she would say, admonishing us unruly children to behave lest our ruckus causes some household mishaps. She had many

Mom’s Influence on Organizational Development

Everyone has heard the oft-quoted maxim about leadership from ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, the legendary founder of Taoism and author of The Tao Te Ching: A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done and his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. But how many

Leaders, Honor Thy People