Using the Majors Elements Reports and Change

In this blog, I will talk about some methods for making use of the Elements of Personality Type reports in talking with clients. There is a great deal of information in the two reports (client report and professional report), and it does take time and practice to use it efficiently and effectively. My goal in…

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What are Elements of Personality Formations?: The Big Picture

The Personality Formation scores are a “new – old thing.” Let me explain. As I was reading Jung’s (1923) text “Psychological Types” and learning about Type, I noticed that Jung referred to the occurrence of blockages to the development of personality Type (old thing). He discusses how life experiences can facilitate or inhibit the natural…

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Has COVID Ended Micro-Management?

It’s been almost a year since the larger corporate workforce transitioned into isolation. Adaptations have been tough, technical bandwidth had to be enhanced and those of us who depend on social interaction were forced to pivot. Eventually, we all figured it out. While there cannot be a silver lining in a time of such tragedy,…

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Preparing for the Next Super Storm

When a major disaster looms, the prepared executive knows exactly what to do. They’ve planned for different scenarios. They have different responses at the ready. At stake is nothing less than the fate of your organization. Even a relatively small crisis can cost your organization dearly if handled poorly. Your planning should include the following…

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Implementing Shared Services: Five Considerations

Companies have been served a wake up call in light of the recession and ongoing economic uncertainty.  They are being driven to become more efficient while at the same time improving levels of quality and service.  As a result, the shared services model is becoming an increasingly popular organizational structure to help achieve business objectives.…

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Blueprint for Building an Internal Change Management Capability

The Business Imperative Everyone has heard the statistic. Two-thirds of all change initiatives fail to achieve their expected business benefits – a statistic that has stayed constant from the 1970s to the present. This failure rate represents billions of dollars in lost productivity, wasted resources, opportunity costs and rework—not to mention the negative impact on…

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5 Ways You May Be Killing Employee Morale

Everything rises and falls on leadership. – John Maxwell Addressing the topic of work many years ago, Indira Gandhi said, “My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there…

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Six Ways To Enhance Organizational Structure

The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization. – Ken Blanchard When was the last time you took a hard look at the effectiveness of your organizational structure? While most organizations have one, do the people in…

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The Power of Presence

Deadlines, conference calls, last minute items that pop up, personal commitments—there is a multitude of things that we have to accomplish each day.  It is easy to fall into the habit of just crossing things off of our to do list, without being fully present as we get them done. Of course we are physically…

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Time To Let It Go

I don’t care what they’re going to say. Let the storm rage on, the cold never bothered me anyway. – Lyrics from Disney’s’ movie, Frozen. Call me slow, but 229 million people beat me to the YouTube viewing of Let it Go, the enormously popular song from the Disney movie, Frozen. For the record, I…

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Six Ways to Rise Above Your Critics

To escape criticism- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard A story is told of Winston Churchill and his extraordinary integrity in the face of opposition. During his last year in office, he attended an official ceremony. Several rows behind him two gentlemen began whispering. “That’s Winston Churchill. They say he is getting…

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