Rss Feed Tweeter button Facebook button Linkedin button Youtube button

Tag Archive


accessible adaptability balance blind-spots book business best practice business culture business culture ePrimer Business Culture Solutions business success business sustainability center-stage performance Change Intelligence coaching context culture improvement Denison Consulting Denison LLC donate employee ownership Glass Ceiling global benchmark good cause high performance high performance organization individuals leadership learning legal risk protection listening to consumer Maslow’s hierarchy of needs momentum new capabilities original wellness benefit performance polar opposite viewpoints resilience sage wisdom tax-deductible technology triple bottom-line universal principles volunteer volunteer work wellness

The Importance of School Leadership for School Performance and Student Success

Wow!  This past week I (Dr. J) discovered The Wallace Foundation’s January 2013 Wallace Perspective, < “the first of a series of reports looking at school leadership and how it is best developed and supported.” < The Wallace Foundation supports efforts to improve leadership in public schools, having funded projects in 28 states and numerous […]

WANTED: Peace of mind for investors, all walks of life.

WANTED: Peace of mind for investors within North America, from all walks of life.  Multiple rewards available. < New opportunities to connect and create abound. < The following link represents a work in progress. Presented below is only a first draft summary of the full article. < While the basic article is expected to remain […]

Peace of Mind for Peak Performance” (Part I)

Are You Focused on Making a Difference, with Sustainable Competitive Advantage? < If focused on making a difference with competitive advantage, you already focus, one way or another, on developing you and your team’s PEAK PERFORMANCE. < Am I right or wrong?  < < < For your PEAK PERFORMANCE, you would be wise to also […]

What’s New at Denison. More Latest Thinking.

July 2014 Reading Between the Lines What are your employees really telling you? Over the last two decades, business leaders have gained a greater appreciation for the impact of organizational culture on important performance outcomes (e.g., financial performance, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, innovation). As awareness for the importance of organizational culture has grown, questions about […]

Additional Information and Skills Utilized by Leadership Today

Leaders of today’s and tomorrow’s most effective businesses, as always, will continue to focus on cost-effective uses of technologies and processes.  And that’s not all. < Top performing leaders focus today with increasingly effectiveness on how the individual employees within their businesses are strategically aligned with their company’s strategic goals and objectives.   < Leaders today […]

The “highest calling of leadership”

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. — Harvey Firestone < What is your next step? < The demands upon business leadership for competitive survival have modified and expanded beyond the basic sets of skills most often required in earlier eras.  (Notice I did not say “replaced,” per se.) < […]

Organizational leadership is clearly evolving all around us! How are you keeping up?

(Originally posted February 22, 2014.) My business assignments have recently engulfed my focus, precluding my usual regular blogging, up until now. ~Having further engaged with a new set of business leaders and organizations, my biggest take-aways, as a performance consultant professional: People’s expectations rising (customers, employees, leaders), in sometimes transformative ways; the technical AND INTERPERSONAL […]

True & Lasting Success Today Requires Individual AND Group Performance. Ideas and Resources for Action (Part 1 of 2).

“True and lasting success” in our globalizing world can constructively be considered in terms of individuals’ satisfactions as members of groups, little and big, who are successfully making constructive differences that matter in our world.  No? Individual success has to do with personal health & well-being        relationships resources      meaning      conscientiousness  constructive […]

My New Book’s Back-Cover Text! What Think?

How can I bring this down to fewer words without losing core content?  Any ideas?  Feedback welcome!  ~Norman Create a high-performance company with less guess-work! You’ve been hearing that, “Business culture eats strategy for lunch!” Now you can create your own high-performance company culture, eliminating guess-work, to more effortlessly & effectively achieve competitive & sustainable […]

My Upcoming Book’s Core Concept & 6 Main Supporting Concepts

This weekend, by participating in Alicia Dunham’s “Bestseller in a Weekend” eBootcamp, I plan to complete my next book!  Tell me what you think (as I write), below! My core book topic: By reading this book, business owners will discover how to achieve competitive & sustainable “center stage” performance in their industry, more effortlessly & […]