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Empowering Leaders to Develop Their Own High-Performing Teams leadership team performance visual leadership

 

Many leaders across the company were looking to increase team engagement and find ways to support their teams in meeting goals. We were getting multiple requests for this type of team performance support, and we just didn’t have the capacity to facilitate all of these teams.”

Devon Twyford

Leadership & Organization Developer, Humana

 

We worked with Devon Twyford at Humana to address the challenges she and the organization faced around teaming. Through...

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How Visionary Leaders Guide Their Organizations Through Change leadership organization change visual leadership

 

As the pandemic transforms into a new normal, organizations will rely on visionary leaders who are skillful at navigating change.

 

What is Visionary Leadership?

Visionary leaders' essential capability is being able to connect to their own north-star vision (a general direction or calling, if you will) and simultaneously being able to engage the larger organization in a change journey to find out what it will take to develop and realize a shared vision.

Because all change...

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Leading By Not Knowing leadership organization change
Photo by Katie Moum on Unsplash

 

Author: Bobby Pardini, President of The Grove

 

“I’m not sure what will happen next.”

With all of the uncertainty and disruption taking place in our lives, the above statement might seem a bit obvious. Yet, there is power in saying the words, especially in the context of leading teams and organizations. I have discovered this first-hand as my role at The Grove has forced me to reconcile the responsibilities of leading an...

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The 7 Formats of Visual Language in the Group Graphics Keyboard graphic facilitation graphic recording virtual facilitation virtual graphic facilitation visual facilitation

 

 

 

“One of the things that I love about working this way … is it destabilizes all the habituation that we have. If there’s a big chart in the room that is reflecting what everybody’s thinking, nobody really knows how to game that very effectively. I mean, you’ve got to actually listen to each other.”

David Sibbet

 

Recently, David Sibbet sat down with Doug Ferguson, president of Voltage Control and host of the Control the Room...

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Dealing with Permanent In-betweenness leadership organization change

  

 

“In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between them, there are doors.”

― William Blake 

 

As we enter the third year of living with the pandemic, it seems that we are in a state of permanent liminality, caught in the space between "what was" and "what will become." Liminal comes from the Latin word limen, meaning threshold, like the sill of a doorway, or the point of entrance to a building. In change...

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How Forming Strategy Gives Assurance Amidst Our “Great Unknowing” organization change strategic visioning

 

 

Author: Trent Wakenight

 

When we are lost in the woods, the sight of a signpost is a great matter.

C. S. Lewis

 

The past 20 months have been like being dropped into a forest without a map. As darkness falls, panic sets in, and a pathway forward fades from view. Finding a clearing in the woods becomes the number one priority, as one literally can’t see the forest for the trees. 

As leaders are reluctant to aim for the outer edge of the forest,...

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Envisioning Organizational Change Online organization change

 

Authors: Gisela Wendling Ph.D. and David Sibbet

 

When COVID shutdowns came in March of 2020, Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Extended University, which had become peripheral to the main colleges, realized it was time to reinvent itself. The rapidly shifting landscape of a new, all virtual world, trends in lifelong professional development, and increasing demand meant the college needed to align internal and external stakeholders behind a powerful vision. The process was...

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Where To Start With Hybrid Meetings graphic facilitation hybrid meetings virtual collaboration

 

 What are the essential ingredients for successful collaboration in hybrid meetings? There’s certainly alchemy in a face-to-face meeting; the challenge is leveraging that energy and keeping online participants engaged. Done well, hybrid meetings combine the best features of both meeting types: in-person communication and virtual meeting benefits for inclusion, information sharing and interactivity. If anything, hybrid meetings have expanded the value of using...

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Top 8 Ways Our Clients Are Empowering Effective Teams team performance

  

Recently, Laurie Durnell, Principal Consultant for The Grove, facilitated a user-group session with some of our clients who have fully implemented The Grove’s Team Performance System. All of the HR professionals we invited are in talent development, learning and organization development, or are dedicated to team development as their key role. They represent a range of organizations. Here are the top successes this group revealed about using Team Performance in their...

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