Trust in Whom?

Trust in Whom?

Trust in Whom? By Peter BlockMost of the time we talk about trust as if it has its own independent existence. We can build trust; we can destroy trust. This treats it like it is an aspect of relationship and based on how people behave with each other. Are we...

Facing the Virtual World

Facing the Virtual World By Peter BlockWe now work in a virtual and digital world, with all of its joys and sorrows. Technology is credited with bringing the world closer together, spreading democracy, changing the nature of business, supplying round-the-clock...
How To Reimagine Workplace Politics

How To Reimagine Workplace Politics

How To Reimagine Workplace Politics The first rule about workplace politics is that nobody will tell you the rules. But everyone somehow knows how the unspoken web of power dynamics works. Or do they? This fake certainty is one reason we must reimagine workplace...
A Short Version of My Misunderstanding of Gestalt

A Short Version of My Misunderstanding of Gestalt

A Short Version of My Misunderstanding of Gestalt In October 2019, Designed Learning marked the 40th anniversary of its founding with a webinar where Peter shared some thoughts on the origins of the company. It all began with a workshop, he said, that was grounded in...
CONSULTING COMPLEXITIES: Our Love of Leadership

CONSULTING COMPLEXITIES: Our Love of Leadership

This post on how our love for leadership ultimately undermines consulting effectiveness continues our series looking at what interferes with our capacity to serve, even in the face of our best intentions. It speaks to the industry as a whole, though both internal and...