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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Acting Our Way to New Thinking

Continuing with our theme of putting actions behind our words, here is a blog post about how to act our way to new thinking.

Often, I see organizations attempt to instill behavioral change by telling their workers how to think with the hopes that behavioral change will follow.  While captain of the Santa Fe, I accidentally learned that the reverse works better.  We call this “act your way to new thinking, don’t think your way to new action.” Continue reading

3 ways to celebrate your people year round.

Labor Day was initially established in the 1880s to celebrate the contributions of the nation’s workers and to bring attention to labor conditions.  While the nature of work has changed since the Industrial Revolution, people are just as important as ever (how could they not be?) Continue reading

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