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Podcast | December 6, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Peggy Holman about her work supporting diverse groups to face complex issues.  She begins with how and why she transitioned from software systems to people systems.  Later, Peggy shares her three keys for creating space that holds compassion and complexity.  We also discuss the importance of setting clear intentions.  Listen in for tips on how to create hubs to help navigate complexity.

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Innovation Series | December 1, 2022

A continuous improvement strategy starts with a commitment to being better than ever. Make ongoing change by starting small.

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Podcast | November 29, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dethra Giles about her decades of experience working in Human Resources with a focus on Diversity and Inclusion.  She begins with reflections on how ‘playing teacher’ as a child influenced her career.  Later, Dethra explores cultures of connection and how they transcended the transition to virtual workforces.  We also discuss how diversity initiatives need to set new leaders up for success.  Listen in for tips on how to think about unconscious bias.

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Innovation Series | November 23, 2022

Close out the year with creative improvements for the future. Lead your year-end retrospective with Liberating Structures for maximum innovation.

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Podcast | November 22, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Matthew Skelton about his journey in organization dynamics.  He starts with reflections on people and cohesion.  Later, Matthew shares how he applied software principles to teams.   We also discuss simple tips for balancing cognitive load when considering the big picture and getting stuff done.  Listen in for thoughts on how to be more intentional in doing organizational work.

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Facilitation | November 18, 2022

Face the challenges of change with intentional innovation. Collaborate with an innovation agency to make your ideas actionable.

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Podcast | November 15, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Tom Geraghty about his journey helping make the world of work a safer, higher performing, more inclusive and equitable place. He starts with reflections on microaggressions in the workplace. Later, Tom shares why he helps organizations embrace emergence and experimentation. We also discuss simple tips for finding the sweet spot between productivity and exploring. Listen in for thoughts on how and why embracing discomfort and disagreement lead to higher performing teams.

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Hybrid | November 10, 2022

Workplace flexibility creates connections and enhances creative collaboration. Explore flextime to benefit both team members and leaders.

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