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Paradigms From Theory to Action

Paradigms: From Theory to Action [A]

By David Gouthro / November 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

It has been about two years since we first began our work with XYZ, and over 150 managers have been through the Supporting People program. Periodically we step back and try to determine if the work we have been doing has made any difference. And every time we do that, we are repeatedly reminded of […]

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FRED: A Coach and Approach for Agile Learners [A]

By David Gouthro / November 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Heard just about enough about the learning organization, continuous learning, life-long learning, team learning, learn as if your life depends on it, Total Quality Learning, learning for earning and learning collaboratives? Tired of rhetoric and detailed descriptions of what these learning “things” are, but a touch short on usable tools for implementing them? Me too! […]

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Courage Canadian Style: Up Close and Personal!

By David Gouthro / November 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

Relative to many other countries and cultures, Canadians are not often viewed of as being particularly courageous. Too bad, really. Because most Canadians I know act with courage on a regular basis. Perhaps as we approach the 150th anniversary of Canada’s inception (which was an act of courage in and of itself) we should pause […]

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How to Hire a Facilitator

How to Hire a Facilitator

By David Gouthro / September 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

Why Choose a Facilitator? A facilitator leads groups, organizations and teams through the process of disseminating, understanding, managing and directing information into achievable outcomes with clear desires, actions and goals. As objective professionals, facilitators excel in human and group dynamics and carry unique skills and abilities that enable groups to work through the process and […]

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A C.U.R.E. for Dealing With Difficult People

A C.U.R.E. for Dealing With Difficult People

By David Gouthro / September 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

Difficult people. Would the world be an easier place to live in if there were no difficult people—if everyone behaved the way we think they should? Perhaps—and it might also be extremely boring. And by the way, just exactly what is a difficult person? Let’s define a difficult person as someone who: seems to be […]

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The Heart of Accountability

The Heart of Accountability

By David Gouthro / April 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

One of the best ways to measure the potential for positive change is to count the number of times you hear the words “SOMEONE SHOULD” in reference to something that needs doing. The reason it is only potential is because these words indicate two things: there is something that needs to be done (an opportunity to […]

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