Measuring Thrivability

Measuring Thrivability

Every time I speak to an MBA class about thrivability (as I did recently), it’s only a matter of time before someone asks: how do you measure it?  For some reason, it’s only MBAs who ask this. As it happens, we hosted a Thrivability Montreal conversation about this...
Ten Frames

Ten Frames

I heard a beautiful story recently – a true story set at the height of World War II during the devastating Siege of Leningrad, when the Germans blockaded and bombed the city for over two years.  The story centers on the famed Hermitage Museum.  To protect the...
Organizational Hospicing

Organizational Hospicing

It’s funny how life works – or I should say: it’s funny how death works.  I had a conversation about organizational hospicing with a friend last week Thursday and then the next day I was presented with an opportunity to practice hospicing in my own life.  My sense in...
It’s Alive!

It’s Alive!

I had a wonderfully stimulating lunch conversation with new acquaintance Lise Palmer of Spark Consulting recently. She had the delightful ability to challenge everything I’m passionate about in a light, playful way so that we could both happily learn through the...