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Creating a Thriving Culture

Our Radio Program, Thriving in Business and Life features colleagues, Will Wilkinson and Christopher Harding, as they share insights and valuable techniques from their new book. (Program begins immediately after a short ad from one of our sponsors.)

 

Our ongoing written blog, below, provides a forum for our latest thoughts and for your comments and ideas. Please join us in creating an ongoing conversation about the approaches you've experienced that help create a thriving culture at work, in your community, or at home.

It might seem obvious that diverse groups are more intelligent than homogeneous groups and numerous studies support this notion. So why do we so regularly turn to our same "go-to" people over and over again?

Simple answer, it's more comfortable and because we believe do...

We know how dangerous a virus can be. They infect our bodies, our computers, and our communication. Worst of all, viruses are invisible and often nearly impossible to detect before they wreak havoc.

That’s the bad news. The good news? You can develop B-ray vision (the s...

How is an effective leader like a skilled movie director?

Often, we think of the director as the one who yells, “Action!” . . . that word on a movie set (when everything is ready to go) that launches the actors and crew into creating and capturing the scene.

But it...

“Are you suggesting the consistency and standardization that have made us who we are, is creating problems?”

The expression on the Quality Control Manager’s face communicated the depth of their frustration. They had spent weeks artfully articulating throughout the organ...

Have you found ever yourself stuck and yet hesitant to ask for help?


If so, you’re not alone. Many people go to great lengths to avoid reaching out to someone in their real world. Instead, they may thoroughly research the Internet hoping they can sort through the mount...

You may remember the story about a rich man and a robber sharing a train compartment. As the rich man slept, the robber searched for the money he knew was hidden nearby. Come morning, he confessed his failed plan and the rich man chuckled.

“I knew you were a robber,” he...

What do you see in this image?

Some people see a tired old woman. Others see a stylish, slightly coy young woman. Why?

It's an optical illusion that is playing upon your brain's recticular activating system (RAS) so that you see what you first expect to see.

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