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Meetings: The Purpose, The Pain, The Possibility
Monday, 14 Jan, 2019
Meetings: The Purpose, The Pain, The Possibility

As business folk, we hold meetings regularly. Yet often we don’t accomplish what we set out to achieve. Why?

Some Truths about Systems, and How they Affect Change
Monday, 24 Dec, 2018
Some Truths about Systems, and How they Affect Change

As a Change Facilitator, I often get asked about the nature of decision making, change and buy-in. Since my responses seem surprising

Questioning Questions
Monday, 17 Dec, 2018
Questioning Questions

Decades ago I had an idea that questions could be vehicles to facilitate change in addition to eliciting answers.

Sales is an Outdated Model
Monday, 10 Dec, 2018
Sales is an Outdated Model

Can you think of any business paradigms that have stayed the same over the past 100 years?

Winning the RFP business: a case study
Monday, 10 Dec, 2018
Winning the RFP business: a case study

Years ago I did a Buying Facilitation Method® program for a now-defunct group at KPMG. Before working with this team, they were using 2-4 people, spending between $500,000 and $1,000,000, and spending weeks creating large, glorious presentations to woo and wow the prospects read more . . .

Anatomy of a Lost Sale: Case Study
Monday, 19 Nov, 2018
Anatomy of a Lost Sale: Case Study

I’ve been writing a lot lately about how we lose sales and forego success because we enter and conduct conversations through our biases and assumptions.