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Organization Development and Positive Psychology

What is an organizational development specialist?  I do a lot of reading on organizations, leadership, and coaching; and I have noticed an abundance of good work recently published on changing workplaces, shifting expectations of work, and transformative structures,...

What is Organization Development, Again?

A Case Study on Organizational Development I have found myself answering the question, “What is Organization Development, again?” over the years and still find that people are fundamentally unsure. Folks are looking for a simple, meaningful, and practical definition....

Workplace Grief and The New Mom

I logged into the online meeting site and waited for my client to join me. It was nearly our appointed hour, and I knew Isabella was juggling a heavy load both at work and at home. She had been doing a great job of prioritizing her over-stretched schedule to include...

Play – a Powerful Builder of Belonging!

MISSING THE JOYS OF CHILDHOOD? I was sitting at my desk one dark and rainy afternoon working on a project when the school bus pulled up at the bottom of my street; I live on a steep hill. My neighbor met her two young children with an umbrella for each to make the...

Building Resilience . . . Awesome!

Slap . . . slap . . . slap . . . went my arms as they hit the water during that early morning swim. I turned my head and saw the line of trees surrounding the lake and the blue and rose-tinted sky as the new sun led us into another day. I was sighting on the big white...

Purpose: Beyond Non-Profits

For decades now, we have focused on the differences between corporations and non-profit/NGO organizations. The primary distinction, of course, being function -- a corporation’s function is to make a profit and a non-profit is to fulfill a people-directed purpose....

Welcome to Noble Notes!

Welcome to the first entry of my new blog: “NOBLE NOTES: Insights + Ideas + Inklings’! I will be sharing a variety of thoughts and concepts with you in a fun and energetic way and hope you will enjoy them. I am also eager to hear your feedback as well as...