Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Birth of a Learning Organization

Peter Senge helped propel the concept of a “learning organization” to the top of the business books chart–not to mention top-of-mind awareness–with the 1994 publication of The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. “Learning organizations are … Continue reading

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Transformational Leadership

To change the organization, change the self. That was one of the summary sentiments of Franklin University (Columbus, Ohio) Business Administration Lead Faculty Dr. Timothy Reymann at the May 11, 2010, Change Leadership Symposium. Co-facilitated by Program Chair Dr. Ross … Continue reading

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From Competence to Innovation…and Back Again

What does it mean to “develop the organization”? From vision and mission to processes, products, and services, organizations develop as people in the organization develop.  What we do and how we do it makes a difference on the job: thinking, … Continue reading

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Reading and Learning

“What is reading?” asked Advanced Reading Concepts (ARC) president and expert life-changer, Bonnie James.  (To call her an “instructor” is to diminish the potential impact of what she is about to share to a group gathered recently at ARC’s office … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Others…on Learning

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.  –Pablo Picasso I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of … Continue reading

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L-D-T-L Cycle

Appealing again to the right side of your brain, I present another graphical depiction of the Learn-Do-Teach-Lead concept (see below).  The Venn diagram shows the interrelatedness of the logical components and suggests that it is a continuous cycle with no … Continue reading

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L-D-T-L Matrix

Graphical depiction of the reality that we must learn, do, teach, and lead all aspects of Learn-Do-Teach-Lead. No aspect of individual, group, or organizational behavior falls outside this matrix. When fully mature, this awareness pervades the individual and the organization and is refreshed, deepened, and applied in each present moment. Continue reading

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