OD FIELD NOTES for November 25, 2011

mpc library: Leadership Development Course Leadership Development Course. Posted by 1 SCHOLAR at 12:27 PM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. 0 comments: Post a Comment. Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) … Perhaps the Leading Trend Affecting Leadership Development … As the world turns ever more quickly and businesses find themselves on less solid footing than ever before, myriad surveys have […]

10 Beliefs That Guide Our Work

When we launched Locomotive Partners our metaphor for starting the business was a journey of discovery. How would we develop organizations, leaders, and teams? Which ones? Under what conditions? Using what methods? With what measurable, repeatable impact? It’s been several years now, and we recently sought feedback from clients and colleagues. The conversation went beyond the tactical, “Did the workshop/coaching/training meet your needs?”, and was guided […]

OD FIELD NOTES for November 19, 2011

Experience Innovation with Design Thinker — Third Thought Creative leaders are also more prepared to break with the status quo of industry, enterprise and revenue models, and they are 81% more likely to rate innovation as a “crucial capability. In short, innovation is your source for differentiation. Why Design Thinker? Design Thinking is a computer-based simulation based on the IDEO methodology. The problem solving approach […]

Invite: “Dreaming Your New Year 2012” at the Space Needle January 21

UPDATED Dec 15th, 2011: Be sure to see our newer post for additional event and registration details. We’re excited to announce the return of our “Dreaming Your New Year” workshop January 21st, 2012 to Seattle’s landmark Space Needle. DYNY2012 AT-A-GLANCE: This 1-day class prepares attendees to fulfill their dreams in the coming year. This four-part workshop, developed over 15 years, helps attendees craft their story about […]

10 Ways to design Professional Conferences like Adult learning experiences

This week we attended the inaugural Seattle Interactive Conference (#SIC2011) along with 1000+ others. We were struck from the get go with how the conference experience conflicted with its intended mission: SIC is an opportunity for brands, businesses, creative leaders and consumers to directly interact with the digital trendsetters of today and the thought leaders of tomorrow. But instead of direct interaction with speakers, the […]

Steve Jobs’ Biggest Not-So-Secret Ingredient For Success

There’s been no end of hero-worship since Steve Jobs passed away last month. Wave an Apple Magic Mouse and you’ll hit another blogger, writer, or civilian status update attempting to reduce his life into short recipes for wisdom and success. Yes, Steve Jobs was a full, talented, passionate man who could sell you a dream with the simplest of song (and a few “booms” thrown […]