Guiding Coalition


This is a post for all the Guiding Coalition alumni. I’m pleased to announce the launch of John Kotter’s newest book, Accelerate. Accelerate is our book.  It tells our story. This is a book about pioneers, for pioneers.” – John Kotter, Accelerate That is the first line of the book and it says a lot.  […]

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Barriers to Collaboration

What stops someone from collaborating with someone else these days? Is it physical barriers like locked doors and barred windows, disconnected phone lines or lost internet connections? Or is it most often a barrier lurking between your ears? You didn’t call the other person before you sent them a tasking because you say,  “That’s not

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On video

Check out this link at Vimeo to see a video of the first five minutes of my presentation at the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) conference in New York in June. I hope the five minute tease will be enough to motivate you to buy the DVD with the full one hour presentation

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Starting fresh

It’s always wonderful to watch a group of people passionate about making their organization better come together to choose the course for their change. Today was that day for my local Guiding Coalition, our annual off-site event. Now, pointed toward their new course, they can begin to create the changes they want to see. The

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Their stories

This blog is filled with my stories, but today I had the opportunity to post two other people’s stories about working with our Guiding Coalition.  We’re now taking applications for our next cycle and I’d asked them to share what they’ve learned, experienced and gained from their time with the Guiding Coalition.  Cheerfully, as I

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Kotter visit on the News Wire

This article went out in the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) news wire today: MAR25-06:  Leadership Icon Visits Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & IMF From Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Public Affairs BREMERTON, Wash.- Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF), a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity,

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