Purpose meets passion

By |2020-01-07T11:39:42-07:00December 10th, 2019|@enable_change, Sustainability|

When purpose meets passion magic can happen and innovation is the engine. Perfumes have been with us since the Egyptians used them in religious ceremonies. It is thought that perfumes were used elites as status symbols, reminding all who come close of the wearer's status and power. The first "modern" [...]

Putting Credibility First

By |2019-12-04T14:11:16-07:00December 4th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

In the third paragraph of this article, Augusto Giacoman states a hard truth about leading change: "People will not believe a message that presses the case for change if they don't believe the messenger." We at Expressworks agree. Credibility is critical to effective change leadership. Unless leaders establish credibility [...]

Circular economy and opportunity

By |2019-11-18T20:22:24-07:00November 11th, 2019|@enable_change, Leadership and Management, Sustainability|

Opportunities co-exist with the challenges of transformation. Transformation to circular operations must undo decades, even centuries of unintended consequences. Original business models assumed an “anything goes” as far as design, resources and operations, as long as profitability goals were met. Moving from old business practice is challenging especially as areas [...]

Striking a balance between conservation and development

By |2019-11-04T22:25:57-07:00October 29th, 2019|@enable_change, Sustainability|

Businesses have often taken our planetary ecosystems for granted. But our planetary systems cannot keep up with mankind's demands on its resources. Some companies are now stewarding the environment due to their recognition of the interdependencies of human and planet. A UN-backed report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity [...]

Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate

By |2019-09-19T14:44:55-06:00September 19th, 2019|@enable_change, Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

The first sentences of this article grab your attention like the opening lines of a good novel. But Bryan Walker and Sarah Soule aren’t writing fiction; they’re describing the elusive force that drives most businesses: culture. “Culture,” the authors say, “is like the wind. It is invisible, yet its [...]

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