Self-Management and Synchronicity

Self-Management and Synchronicity

Take one champion-step-dancing mom and a fiddle-playing dad from the Canadian heartland. Add eleven brothers and sisters, eight of whom have more talent than most living human beings, and what do you get? A musical phenomenon called Leahy.I was lucky enough to catch one of their Christmas Tour concerts a few years ago, and they…

A Model for Systematic Performance Feedback in a Self­‐Managed Work Environment: Creating Powerful Continuous Peer Feedback Loops

A Model for Systematic Performance Feedback in a Self­‐Managed Work Environment: Creating Powerful Continuous Peer Feedback Loops

White Paper A Model for Systematic Performance Feedback in a Self-Managed Work Environment: Creating Powerful Continuous Peer Feedback Loops Self-managed work environments present a challenge for delivery of effective performance feedback. In a truly self-managed organization, there are no designated managers or supervisors, meaning that any performance feedback must originate with one’s peers. This works…

PCMA 10th Anniversary Conference, “Conversations that Shape the Future”

PCMA 10th Anniversary Conference, “Conversations that Shape the Future”

An honor to work with great colleagues to produce the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association (PCMA) 10th Anniversary Conference, Conversations that Shape the Future… As a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern California PCMA chapter, I directed marketing for the conference that took place at the Redwood City Sofitel October 5-6. 2007; featuring…

Functional Hierarchies? We Don’t Need No Stinking Functional Hierarchies!

Functional Hierarchies? We Don’t Need No Stinking Functional Hierarchies!

A tongue-in-cheek and entirely fictional flight of fancy from early 2005 describing the benefits of organizational self-management for business performance. Available at the links below: Functional Hierarchies? We Don’t Need No Stinking Functional Hierarchies! Original publication: BPM Group, January 2, 2005 With apologies to Gold Hat, as played by Alfonso Bedoya in “The Treasure of…