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Carpe Diem? Not Really.

Robin Williams, in the character of English teacher John Keating, popularized the phrase, “carpe diem,” in the 1989 movie, The Dead Poets Society, when he said, “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” Popular culture took it … Continue reading

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Fractals and Performance

Benoît B. Mandelbrot, the father of fractals, known for describing the eponymous Mandelbrot Set, died Friday, October 14, 2010, at age 85. It’s likely you have seen computer-generated fractal art, a testimony to the widespread cultural influence and popularization of … 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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