Facilitation Friday #9: Build Capacity to Accomplish More

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Its definition of success also includes helping a group or team learn together so they might be more productive in the future. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Facilitation Friday #23: Going in Different Directions

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This is a common situation you definitely should plan on managing. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Sword Swallowing? Yes, There’s an Association for That.

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But the trade, which involves literally shoving swords down one’s gullet, is the very definition of niche. Sword Swallowers Association International, which launched in 2002, is the only organization of its kind in the world.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Clarifying Intention To Focus.

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Yes, getting up and doing exercise was better than not doing that, but merely showing up is rarely the right definition of success ( see Gallup, employee engagement ). Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Instead of Training, Try Talking

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P.S. Im definitely not staying that certain situations dont benefit from the type of organizational development process discussed at the start of this post. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Books and Quotes for Rethinking.

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The future of work definitely involves more collaboration and designing the environment to support it will be critical. Bonus: This insightful manifesto on the future of work is most definitely worth your attention and consideration. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Thinking and thriving

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After serving as an association executive for more than 10 years, De Cagna launched his company in 2002 to challenge association boards, CEOs and executives to build their organizations to thrive in an uncertain future. Jeff De Cagna, founder of Principled Innovation LLC.

Using Stories to Advance Your Strategy: Quotes and Questions

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you should definitely check them out at www.smithmag.net! Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

New Style Guide Helps Journalists Cover Diversity Topics More Accurately

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While CIIJ released a diversity guide in the 1990s that covered ethnicity and disability, it had not been updated since 2002.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Making Meetings Matter

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Our ultimate definition of success has to expand beyond attendee satisfaction and the bottom line, though they both are critical indicators to guide our efforts. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Facilitation Friday #29: Six Questions for Decision-Making

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Absent this collective definition of success and individuals (and individual department areas) participate in the discussions trying to affect a decision that supports what they believe success to look like. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: 10 Tips for Engaging A Volunteer.

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It's definitely a different model than one driven by paid employees. I'm definitely bookmarking and referencing this post! Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Quotes About Change, Resilience.

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“An organization should, by definition, function organically. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

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Building emails, as I’ve written before , is effectively like designing websites with technology only available before 2002. Long neglected as part of the communications conversation, emails have become more essential than ever in 2017. But the ground is still messy.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #12: Should I Do.

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Take time to thoughtfully consider the various interpretations of what you are observing before assuming you definitely know what it means. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Facilitation Friday #25: Five Keys to Strategy Discussions

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In his book Good Strategy/Bad Strategy , Richard Rumelt adds a bit more detail to the definition, offering the three-prong framework that certainly reflects my beliefs and approach. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Facilitation Friday #3: Balancing Challenge and Support

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Embedded in the very root definition of the word facilitation is the emphasis on actions that make it easier for groups to accomplish their goals. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare

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The changes: Clarified the definition of electronic discovery; Modified the discovery procedures to address electronically stored information (“ESI”); Imposed express obligations to preserve, disclose and produce ESI; and.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: I Want ASAE to Fail. And You.

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Your observations about risk definitely factor into what I've observed in groups I've helped facilitate. The conversations at Great Ideas about what consitutes innovation were intriguing to the extent that definitions seemed to range from the chaotic to the micro-wins.

Business Ideas for Women

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Women have always been known as the “weaker sex,” and there has definitely been this misconception that women cannot handle big jobs and that they need to be rescued.

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

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Since 2002, the Komen has grown from $92.6 ” It was most likely at this time that the organization started to move toward a more machine-like organization as they moved to create and defend a definitive brand.

It's good to step back every now and then

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Looking back If I judged my success since founding Idea Architects in 2002 by business volume alone, it’s been a nice decade for the most part. It’s been awhile. Sorry for the lack of advance notice, but I decided to use February as a month for some major reflection and reassessment.