The Executive’s Executive Summary, Part III
Don’t have time to read a blog, and just want the “Cliffs Notes” version? Or, ready for a refresher? Here is a synopsis of the latest 26 blogs:
- Cultural Appropriation. Nationality does not determine talent.
- A Day in the Life…of a Facilitator. A peek behind the curtain as to what it’s like to be a facilitator.
- Insider-Outsider Dynamics. Change agents can be both external or internal to affect change; however, Insiders can impact change more quickly.
- Purpose. Do what you are passionate about; don’t live your life for others.
- The Gratitude Letter. Forgiveness aside, just lift weight off of your heart and move forward to a healthier, happier, more productive stage of your life.
- Acronyms in Business Management. Acronyms are a form of mnemonics, and also become part of a company’s language.
- Johari Window. A cognitive psychological tool to improve self-awareness.
- EAP’s. Employee Assistance Programs are the human behavior and/or psychological experts who provide strategic analysis, guidance, and consultation throughout the organization.
- P2P Revolution. Peer-to-Peer Services; Collaborative Consumption; Collaborative Economy– straight person-to-person business dealing is so old it’s new.
- A Values-Based Language. We adapt our verbiage to match our values.
- Whistleblowers. Wise organizations reduce the risk of whistleblower lawsuits by creating A) a system where employees can safely report misconduct, and, B) an ethical organizational culture which protects the employees from retaliation.
- Case Study: NYC Restaurant. When consumer behavior shifts, the successful company anticipates it and prepares itself to move with it.
- The Difference between Diversity & Inclusion. Diversity is the noun; Inclusion is the verb.
- Flow at Work. Flow theory holds that when a person has a challenge which completely engages his/her attention and the skillsets exist to meet the challenge, then s/he can reach a state of flow.
- To Be or Not to Be an Expatriate. There are four keys to career advancement which can be gained from serving as an expat.
- Difficult Co-Workers. Defense mechanisms, such as projections, rages, criticism, and blaming, may be attempts by co-workers to get you to feel their pain for them.
- Talent Retention. This is how to keep High-Potentials (i.e. Everybody).
- Athletic C-Suite. Athletic executives know how to work on the task with talented colleagues by focusing on their colleagues’ capabilities; not on their personalities.
- Thanksgiving and Capitalistic Dysfunction. Americans are much more likely to work nights and weekends than other nationalities.
- The Power of Intention in the Workplace. A Connector is someone who is connected to the Source – a power of energy which surges and galvanizes Connectors to motivate, build up, and inspire others towards positive development.
- Sounding Board. A Sounding Board is one or more people who actively listen to your ideas and provide the wealth of their experience to your position.
- Giving 200%. Do you feel you need to give 200% just to compete?
- Old World Models. The challenge is to shift old world paradigms to reflect modern society.
- Shock Value. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has passed a law that impacts more than 100 companies; requiring them to have at least 30% women on their supervisory boards.
- When to Say “Merry Christmas”. Tailor/Adapt your approach to best suit each individual.
- Highly Sensitive People. HSP’s are the “Royal Advisor Class.” They tend to include academics, theologians, psychotherapists, consultants, and judges.
Thank you for reading.
Rossina Gil, MSOD, MAIS, is a Leadership and Organization Development Practitioner, and the founder of Corporate Looking Glass, LLC – a diverse consultancy of OD experts and strategic thinking partners. We increase retention. Visit CorporateLookingGlass.com.
© Rossina Gil, 2015