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Define What You Mean: Reframing the “Clear Vision” Problem
Define What You Mean: Reframing the “Clear Vision” Problem When tasked with implementing change in your organization, you may have found yourself in this position: The goal of change has been shared, presented, and discussed repeatedly. Yet you keep hearing the claim, “We need a clear vision of what we are moving toward.”  This is… Read Post
The Deadwood Dilemma: Reframing the “Low Performer” Problem
The Deadwood Dilemma: Reframing the “Low Performer” Problem There are few things that incite feelings of injustice at work as the perception of “freeloaders”...low performers, reaping benefit from other people’s work. Read Post
The Inmates Run the Prison: Reframing “The Bad Boss” Problem Bosses are created by those who work for them. If the boss isn’t bossing well, then the team is teaming well. Reframing the classic problem Boss around the responsibility of the team makes change possible. Read Post
Why Now is the Best Time for HR Leaders to Forget the Seat and Get a Table Learn from 3 influential HR Leaders about How to build INFLUENTIAL HR TEAMS that create collaborative relationships as respected strategic partners. Read Post
The Three Consulting Roles: How to Stop Fixing and Start Collaborating Now is the time to get your expertise used at work. See how you can stop fixing things and people, and start collaborating today. Read Post
Strategies to Help HR Professionals Influence Senior Executives Apply the principles of Flawless Consulting and gain influence for your ideas and suggestions by learning business partnering skills from Peter Block, the author of Flawless Consulting and creator of Flawless Consulting training. Talk directly with Peter about your ideas, insights, questions, or challenges. Read Post
What Do You Really Want?: Tools to Help Consultants Get Beyond the Superficial to Achieve Results Jeff Evans, a managing partner at Designed Learning, will be sharing what he’s learned in his over 25 years of consulting experience about which tools to use to achieve results as a consultant. Learn how to create better results as an internal consultant by asking for what you want in… Read Post
Tips for Getting Real on What’s Really Happening at Work In the past month, life for most of us has changed. Plans have been disrupted and work looks very different. We may be working from home—or we may not be working at all, furloughed or laid-off from our organizations. There is uncertainty and uncertainty fuels anxiety. In organizations around the world, leaders and managers are responsible for helping to minimize this anxiety with their workforce. It’s a global issue and certainly an issue of global proportions. After all, how do I as a leader in an organization help provide clarity, when I am living in these unparalleled and uncertain times as well? Read Post
In Defense of Being “Helpful” I want to write in defense of being helpful. And I want to distinguish it from rescue. There have been times in working Flawless Consulting Workshops that I have heard being “helpful” disparaged a bit with phrase like, “We don’t want to be helpful. We want to be useful.” Since we are in a “helping profession,” this has always rankled me just a bit. Read Post
When You Can’t Go Out, Go In Perhaps the earth has truly gone into “reset” mode due to the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus. Perhaps it is time for us to push the “pause” button and rethink how we have been living our professional and personal lives. Perhaps the “reset” mode and “pause” button are now compelling us to rethink the meaning and purpose of our relationships, both at home and at work. Read Post