OR Consulting Blog
Typical business practices, as they are commonly designed today, force many of us into an extraordinarily narrow and short-term view of the world around us. As leaders, we are often hyper-focused on our organization and customer goals and not paying close enough attention to the impact this approach could be having on the interrelationships of broader stakeholders.
As leaders, most of us would like to believe that we have the ability to lead organizational transformation effectively. Expert and author Carole Dweck refers to this view as a “growth mindset” – when people work to improve their abilities and skills and, as a result,...
Time after time, senior management executives face challenging workplace conversations that they may feel ill-equipped to handle. A challenging conversation is one in which we are out of our comfort zone, but also has the potential to make a significant impact for the...
People are people, not just resources
We don’t believe in quick fixes to whip an organization into shape. We believe that people know the answers to the problems they face; they just need to be asked the right questions. And we are very good at asking questions.
We start from the belief that everyone has a contribution to make and that people work best when they are excited and engaged by what they do.
Problems can arise in work relationships, and individuals can lose their way. This is evidence for human complexity. People have problems, but they also have potential.
As clinical psychologists, that’s how we see it.