Author Archives: Martin

Lessons Learned

Just completed an in depth analysis of a large organization’s evolution of its executive leadership team. I do have to give credit to this organizations leadership for paying attention, and being very intentional to ensure that their organization’s core values … Continue reading

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What have we got wrong about leadership transformation.

I think we have it wrong as leadership coaches! It is becoming clearer that as I work with many leaders as their change coach, as well as assisting in building high performing teams, that the focus has been top down … Continue reading

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Executive briefing session – recovery from covid19 playbook

Just finished a very successful online two-hour executive briefing session with exceptional leaders on one of three new playbooks I have created for the current pandemic (mirroring the pandemic model) under the banner of “Building Back Better” . I have … Continue reading

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How leaders must now think about the pandemic.

I am curious about how we are thinking about this pandemic right now & if we will return to our sense of stability. How long will it take to return or if not what should we expect? Are you ready … Continue reading

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Time to think about your post covid19 organizational culture.

How has your leadership culture changed from the period before covid, during covid, and what is desired post covid? At present, I am facilitating this engagement with a courageous leadership team. Each leader is participating within a process with a … Continue reading

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For my friend and colleague Maurice who was taken in the pandemic of 2020 a poem by Charles Bukowski

“The Mind” Your life is your life Don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission. Be on the watch. There are ways out. There is a light somewhere. It may not be much light but it beats the darkness. Be … Continue reading

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Another positive and uplifting video

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Feeling Better about Our World

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My response to Mike’s posting on the future of non-profit organizations and the need to use more responsive planning approaches

Mike you have identified what a number of organizational change consultants and coaches believe is true. Also, as a recovery strategy for non-profits (developing this now with my clients) we anticipate that at some point in time, government and traditional … Continue reading

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Non-Profit Organizations need to prepare for a future which is not one of returning to stability! Mike Grogan stated the following in a recent LinkedIn posting:

“Folks, we are a lagging indicator. If you think it’s bad now, just wait for 2-4 months to see how all this will catch up to us. As an industry we’ll emerge stronger than before, but not until there’s a … Continue reading

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