Change Humor

Change Humor

Efficiency Experts was the title initially given to change agents who increased industrial throughput. In The Lucy Show of the same title, the star, Lucy Carmichael, successfully begins her work as the company’s new consultant. That is until the pace takes over. Once the line moves faster she can no longer master the task. The… Read More

Invest in Personal Growth

Invest in Personal Growth

Our character impacts everything that we do, including our behavior. It influences our personal and professional relationships as well as how effective we are at our work. Of course, it is not necessarily easy. Consider yourself an investment, experience scores of benefits. OVERVIEW There are many arguments for not working on the self. It is… Read More

Modern Meaning

Modern Meaning

After reading Homo Deus I am more resolved to be myself and seek meaning in my life. The author follows the relationship between science and religion throughout history finally, bringing the reader to today’s modern era. He explains that currently humans seek a sense of power over and beyond anything else including a sense of how… Read More

Future Change of Occupations

Future Change of Occupations

It is wise to prepare for the future. When you research future trends, two topics arise: big data and artificial intelligence (AI). Understanding each is important Big data is easily and quickly analyzed for trends for how humans are shaping their environment and for how to shape human’s behavior, typically with technology. Analysis of big data… Read More

Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry

In the spirit of creating new positive beginnings, Appreciative Inquiry comes to mind. This is a change method and much more. It is a philosophy, practice, and formal change method. The method can change your life when you put them into practice. Appreciative Inquiry responds to the need to change by asking “What if?” Rather than the… Read More

Autumn Change

Autumn Change

Welcome to Autumn. Autumn gently teaches us nature’s sensibility for closure and transition. Observe nature’s majesty and tap into the perspective of Eastern philosophy to appreciate moving beyond the grandeur of expansive projects (as represented by the summer season). This change of season has lessons that arouse inquiry. Experience the cooler temperatures; notice leaves falling from the trees.… Read More

Consideration Practice

Consideration Practice

Every type of education and research exists on the topics of values and ethics. Ironically, it is all too frequent that one experiences ill behaviors in situations where it is not necessary. Unfortunately, it is too easy to find relationships, groups and organizations with these toxic mannerisms. Rather than extensive workshops about values and ethics, a gentle practice of consideration… Read More

Underground Network

Underground Network

The title, Underground Network, might sound a clandestine or malicious; but it isn’t. It is a term borrowed from the plant world. Grounded Change reflects upon a wide breadth of knowledge including the wisdom in nature. Lessons learned and borrowed from nature sustain the practices employed for change efforts. In this post we see how life in… Read More

Humble Politics

Humble Politics

Generally, the term politics is one that is never explained or defined. Everyone carries their assumption of what the term is. Interestingly, there are meanings for the concept. To some the word, politics, infers no-holds-barred power plays; political battles fought to achieve a goal regardless of the costs. Contrasting, is the understanding that politics refers to a person or… Read More

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