Agility and Organization Development for the Adaptable Organization

In the face of overwhelming geopolitical, ecological, demographic, and technological change, many organizations are considering incremental or radical transformations to agility. Hallway conversations, board meeting […]

A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

  For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Claire Raines Associates are experts […]

When Renewing your Organization, Integrate the Old and the New

Organizations are systems typically designed to repeatedly reproduce a specific type of competence. They tend to rely on familiar routines, roles, cultural expectations, and identities […]

Three Steps to Adopt Empathy for Transformation

“Change” and “transformation” are not the same thing in organizations. Think about water. It can heat up for a very long time without it ever […]

How to Successfully Innovate Today

Executives are well aware that times are changing, and that they need to adapt fast or disappear: 80% of them believe that their business models […]

Putting the ‘I’ in Influence: How to establish yourself as a Leader

“I hold that a strongly marked personality can influence descendants for generations.” If the writer Beatrix Potter is mostly known for her children’s books, the […]

Learning must occur in an ecosystem where each individual can both learn and teach

Traditional formal learning environments have long placed an expert on a podium, who in turn tend to consider learners as sponges needing to absorb his/her […]

Learning is an emotional process

For the last 30 years, experts have been opening our eyes to the role emotions play in learning. We cannot merely consider learner’s cognitive needs […]

Engaging and motivating each learner

Following our last article on the need for training to create value, we would now like to present another of the seven key principles that […]

From Connecting to Progressing: The power of Connectional Intelligence

“Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity.” – Nancy Pearcey […]

Restructure the employee experience for a better future

The world is changing, and fast. Our greatest fear in this fast-paced 21st century is what to do when everything changes. And yet, paradoxically, the […]

Prepare the future of Learning for Gen Z

Who are these people? This generation, now reaching college age, was born between the mid-1990’s to roughly 2010 and is so new that there is not […]

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