In Part I of this two-part conversation with collaborative change and organizational design expert Gervase R. Bushe, Ph. D, we explored rethinking how to approach major change initiatives using the concept of Dialogic OD and generative change.  In this continuation of the conversation, and building on i4cp’s Culture Renovation® research, which revealed the criticality of
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“You weren’t built to be calm, cool, and collected all the time. If you were, it wouldn’t feel so exhausting.”~Ryan O’Connell  There’s a lot of talk nowadays about “highly sensitive people” and “empaths.” It can be difficult for people who don’t relate to these labels to understand, or even believe what more sensitive folks experience.
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Only five months remain until the i4cp 2020 Next Practices Now Conference , the #1-ranked conference for senior HR leaders, brings together over 400 senior human capital executives for three days of focus on cutting-edge HR approaches and high-level networking. Already boasting a speaker list of top executives, i4cp is pleased to announce the addition
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A restaurant chain in the U.K. has launched a line of gender-neutral cocktails to combat stereotypes and help customers feel more “comfortable” with drink choices. Burger & Lobster recently announced it is serving five nameless drinks at two of its London, U.K. locations after learning that “feminine” or “masculine”- sounding names affect drink purchases. The
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“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” ~Christine Caine The phrase “personal growth” has always felt counterintuitive to me. Personal growth feels less like growth and more like stripping away—of peeling back the expectations, fears, and shame that we’ve been conditioned with since birth. Beneath
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Actor Emma Watson recently opened up to British Vogue about being happily single. The 29-year-old acknowledged the social pressure to be partnered up by her age, but told the outlet she’s come to a place of self-acceptance. “I never believed the whole ‘I’m happy single’ spiel,” she said. “I was like, ‘This is totally spiel.’
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“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.” ~Douglas Adams The Buddha famously said that
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With constant demand for workers comes new demand for talent acquisition leaders. Couple that with historic talent shortages, progressive organizations are thinking outside the box when it comes to finding heads of TA who can develop a competitive advantage. Ivan Perry, i4cp’s VP of Talent Acquisition and co-leader of i4cp’s HR executive search firm, weighed
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“Boundaries aren’t about punishing. Boundaries are about creating safety for yourself.” ~Sheri Keffer The person sitting beside you at the bar keeps talking to you despite your obvious disinterest. The flirty Uber driver mentions—three times—how beautiful you are. Your cousin’s new boyfriend gives you a too-long hug with wandering hands. In awkward situations with strangers, we
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Facebook will outline on Wednesday an expanded test of encryption on its Messenger platform, moving ahead with a controversial plan for enhanced security that regulators and government officials warn will aid criminals. Executives told Reuters they will also detail safety measures, including stepped-up advisories for recipients of unwanted content. READ MORE: Facebook sues Israeli firm
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