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Someone Moved Your Cheese. Now What?

In the 1990 film Mermaids, Cher plays a nutty single mom who smokes, serves a continual diet of finger foods to her daughter, and moves to a new town anytime the whim strikes. So she’s not exactly Confucius. But…

Embracing Change by Jason Clarke

Jason describes how people need to be involved in change-we don't really hate change, we just hate change that doesn't make a difference. 

Why Human Beings Get Ulcers

Human beings have evolved to survive in a world full of primal danger, and to be on the alert for violations, no matter the size. Our brains simply can’t help but interpret unfortunate incidents — whether…

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

In this short documentary, Robert Sapolsky, a professor at Stanford University, discusses the origins and functions of stress among our evolutionary past and reveals just how dangerous prolonged exposure…

The Way of Culture Change

I’ve been interested in “culture” for many years – the whole question of how people come to believe what they believe and how they create systems based on those beliefs. I’ve also been interested in how…

Book: Web of Inclusion

In the Web of Inclusion, author Sally Helgesen offers a well-documented presentation of a radical way to reconfigure organizational architecture, one that profoundly impacts business culture. Helgesen’s…

Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel…

Transformational Leadership: The Art of Shifting Cultures

Interview with Sylvain-Yves Longval, Sheldon Division manager of Abitibi Consolidated Inc., Houston, Texas.

Alien Invasion And A Tangerine

Gridlocked traffic, the sound of sirens, flight delays — they’re all obvious triggers for the stress response. But what happens when a trigger gets pulled from the unlikeliest of places — say, a piece…