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  1. ProducerJacob Molz

    Jacob Molz

    14/09/2017
    3 Things Stopping Your Advancement to Operation X
    3 Things Stopping Your Advancement to Operation X"Early leaks of new designs had stirred anticipation for Apple's new smartphone — and on Tuesday Apple delivered on all the predictions with a $699 iPhone 8 and a $999 special-edition iPhone X (as in '10')," writes Alina Selyukh in their recent NPR...
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  2. ProducerJacob Molz

    Jacob Molz

    22/06/2017
    Sometimes You Need to Shift Focus (Again)
    Sometimes You Need to Shift Focus (Again)“The next-generation Ford Focus will be built in China and exported for sale in the U.S., Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday, abandoning a plan to build the small car in Mexico. Production of the new car is scheduled to begin in 2019,” writes Bill Chappell...
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  3. ProducerJacob Molz

    Jacob Molz

    15/06/2017
    Why You Need to Embrace Experimentation & Think Long Term
    Why You Need to Embrace Experimentation & Think Long Term“When I started my career at The Washington Post in the late 1990s, the newsroom wore a dusty, outdated look as if it were paying homage to its legendary past. The Post of today occupies an updated building on D.C.'s renowned K Street, in modern,...
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  4. ProducerJacob Molz

    Jacob Molz

    04/05/2017
    Do You Really Want a Mistake of Epic Proportions Driving Change?
    Do You Really Want a Mistake of Epic Proportions Driving Change?According to a recent NPR article entitled 'It Was A Mistake Of Epic Proportions,' United CEO Testifies and written by Camila Domonoske & David Schaper, the CEO of United Airlines was “in the hot seat on Capitol Hill” Tuesday morning.The NPR...
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  5. ProducerMike Moran

    Mike Moran

    02/05/2017
    When hiring for ‘cultural fit’ is potentially courting failure.
    When hiring for ‘cultural fit’ is potentially courting failure.The image above represents the evolution of timekeeping devices. From sand driven hourglass to quartz analogue wristwatch to the modern smartwatch, each is representative of what was arguably considered to be the leading edge of timekeeping...
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  6. ProducerJacob Molz

    Jacob Molz

    20/04/2017
    How to Push Your Team to Embrace Proactive Operations
    How to Push Your Team to Embrace Proactive Operations“Kevin Butt's job is to find cleaner ways to power Toyota. One of the hardest places to do that is at the automaker's sprawling plant in central Kentucky, a state where nearly 90 percent of electricity still comes from coal,” writes Jennifer Ludden...
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  7. ProducerLillian 🐝 Gregory
    Shifting Gears? Here Are 3 Simple Ways To Keep From Grinding To A Halt
    Shifting Gears? Here Are 3 Simple Ways To Keep From Grinding To A HaltThis article is also shared on Huffington Post, Medium, and LinkedInSounds of metal rubbing against metal make my spine twitch such as when gears are stripping if manual shifting isn't timed correctly. These are the sounds of a transition (or...
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    Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    19/02/2017 #7 Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    #1 Thanks for your encouraging feedback George! As a newcomer to beBee I have a lot to learn ;-)
    Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    18/02/2017 #6 Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    Thanks George! More to come...
    Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    18/02/2017 #5 Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    Thanks Javier! I thought it was finally time to try out my bee wings ;-)
    Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    18/02/2017 #4 Lillian 🐝 Gregory
    Thanks Lisa!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    18/02/2017 #3 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Excellent article @Lillian 🐝 Gregory, and I love the quote! Welcome to beBee
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    18/02/2017 #2 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Lillian 🐝 Gregory welcome to the hive !
    George Touryliov
    18/02/2017 #1 George Touryliov
    Brilliant! Lillian, thanks for the great article...
  8. ProducerJim 🐝 Cody

    Jim 🐝 Cody

    06/01/2017
    10 Things That Will Change Your Life
    10 Things That Will Change Your Life 1. Put your cellphone down. Unless you are calling someone. We spend too much time on our electronic devices. Make it part of your 2017 goal to spend more time with family and friends. Talking may once again become a vibrant part of your...
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    Jim 🐝 Cody
    02/02/2017 #35 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #32 @Preston 🐝 Vander Ven Thank you for sharing.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    02/02/2017 #33 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #32 Very true.
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    01/02/2017 #32 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    #1 is a powerful on this list. A cellphone is a great tool if used in this manner. Yet, lately I seen so many of my associates waste hours upon hours arguing with people they don't even know about topics they will forget about in two days. If they really wanted to use that time on their phone, they could have invested it marketing their businesses they have. Our phones today can be a great champion or a great enemy.
    The rest of the list is Great.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    01/02/2017 #31 Jim 🐝 Cody
    @David B. Grinberg Many thanks, for the share.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    01/02/2017 #30 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #25 @Mohammed A. Jawad I'm glad you liked it.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    01/02/2017 #29 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #23 Thank you very much.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    01/02/2017 #28 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #24 @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher You are so kind and very welcome.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    01/02/2017 #26 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #21 Thank you @Deb 🐝 Helfrich for the advice.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    01/02/2017 #25 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Aha...Ten excellent precepts for simple, joyful living that cost nothing!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    01/02/2017 #24 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I think number 5 is my favorite Jim! Quit trying and do... yes, this really does make a difference. Great list and inspiring, thanks! You put a smile on my face :))
    Claire L Cardwell
    01/02/2017 #23 Claire L Cardwell
    Great advice Jim Cody, really enjoyed your article - am sharing it across my networks. I never thought of writing a 5 & 10 year personal plan (I've got business plans in place) - great idea!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    31/01/2017 #22 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #21 thanks @Deb 🐝 Helfrich. It is a current bug. It will be solved in the next platform we are building. CC @Alberto Anaya Arcas
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    31/01/2017 #21 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Jim, putting the bee emoji in your last name is why people are having trouble tagging/mentioning you. If you cut it from after your last name and paste it in the first name field, you will start seeing your notifications increase.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    31/01/2017 #20 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @David B. Grinberg thank you for bringing back this buzz !
    Jared 🐝 Wiese
    10/01/2017 #19 Jared 🐝 Wiese
    #18 Likewise to you, good sir! Thx for the kind reply.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    10/01/2017 #18 Jim 🐝 Cody
    @Jared 🐝 Wiese Thanks for kind comments and insight. May 2017 bring you rich blessings.
    Jared 🐝 Wiese
    10/01/2017 #17 Jared 🐝 Wiese
    Great thoughts, Jim! Resonates with me so much. We so often get distracted with the corporate ladder, or simply our own busy-ness of life. Taking time to pause, reflect and plan daily is so key - not just once a year!

    #3 & #9 remind me of Getting Results the Agile Way by J.D. Meier.
    #4 Reminds me of the Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod.
    #5 is like Affirmations to me. Keys I like to remember are :
    1) Personal ("I" am doing something. Nobody is doing it for me),
    2) Positive (I am "not" poor ==> I have enough and am getting more!) and
    3) Present tens (I will be rich ==> I AM abundant in ...).
    #6 & #8 are like gratitude - for the good and the bad

    ... I wrote a post on Six Minute Scribing that works on all of these with 6 daily questions - if you are interested. It helps keeps me focused and grounded.
    Hoping it adds to your great post and might help inspire someone, like you said in #3.

    (NOTE: If you want to be tagged, move your 🐝 after your first name ;)
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    07/01/2017 #16 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #15 Absolute not, but many choose to be poor... something I'll never understand. To change your life you must first have a positive attitude. Second you must set obtainable goals. Third you must work your a__ off and do whatever it takes. Most of all you must have faith in yourself and mankind. God Bless.
    Roy Daggs
    07/01/2017 #15 Roy Daggs
    So you mean if I decide I'm not poor, I will be rich.
    Jim 🐝 Cody
    07/01/2017 #14 Jim 🐝 Cody
    #13 @John White, MBA I'm not sure about brilliant but thanks for the compliment. More like well seasoned and knowledge from "hard-knocks of life. Happy New Year my friend.
  9. Mohammad Azam Khan
    Mohammad Azam Khan
    Development: Resource Utilisation For Health
    www.linkedin.com To Whom It May Concern  I have a proposition for those with potential, interest, focus and stamina for scientific social solutions, as this is one for public sector health care resource utilisation...
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  10. Nihat Parvez, MBA
    Nihat Parvez, MBA
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  11. ProducerJacob Molz

    Jacob Molz

    17/11/2016
    A Lesson in Change From the Atlanta Hawks You Need to Know
    A Lesson in Change From the Atlanta Hawks You Need to KnowAccording to Matt Kempner’s recent AthleticBusiness article, “Boosted by Mayor Kasim Reed's promise to kick in three-fourths of the upfront cost, leaders of the Atlanta Hawks are planning a $192.5 million renovation of Philips Arena aimed at wooing...
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  12. Sarah Elkins

    Sarah Elkins

    31/10/2016
    I just love Kartic's post on LinkedIn and had to share it here. It's a brilliant and effective communication tool for change management in a large organization. After all, what is the cost for miscommunication?
    Sarah Elkins
    Effect(ive/ing) Change Communication using Games
    www.linkedin.com After a couple months into a change initiative, I was reviewing the progress and a few of my team mates said "people are unclear about the change". I called a few people and I realized that it...
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    Kartic Vaidyanathan
    03/11/2016 #3 Kartic Vaidyanathan
    Just thought of sharing my experience in making a difficult change management initiative fun and engaging in case that interests you
    Kartic Vaidyanathan
    03/11/2016 #2 Kartic Vaidyanathan
    #1 Thanks a ton @Sarah for sharing and tagging me. I just registered into beBee a few weeks back and have not started actively using it. Today I decided to do and was plesantly surprised when you have posted it. Thanks a ton.
    Sarah Elkins
    31/10/2016 #1 Sarah Elkins
    I didn't realize that @Kartic Vaidyanathan was here on beBee, so I didn't tag him. It's a great post, don't miss this one.
  13. ProducerDeb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Avoidance and Resistance to Change
    Avoidance and Resistance to ChangeAre you a Manager, a Team Leader, a Consultant who is committed to making a difference to your organization, your team, your client? Perhaps you want to foster cultures that promote both well-being and productivity?Do you feel like a kid on a...
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    Sara Jacobovici
    30/09/2016 #16 Sara Jacobovici
    #15 I am sure you'll find your rhythm @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. For me, I was trying to convey how impressed I was about your post. Thanks for your kind words. I look forward to our exchanges.
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    30/09/2016 #15 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #9 Thanks @Sara Jacobovici - yes, you said, "I covered a lot of ground" - I always wonder when to stop writing. Sometimes I write short posts on social media, sometimes longer - I don't think I have figured out a pattern yet, about what length makes the best sense. I know people like Seth Godon, write frequently but only short posts. I hope I develop a rhythm, so I can post more regularly. I always love your posts too @Sara Jacobovici.
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    30/09/2016 #14 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #12 Hi @Ali Anani I know you agree about change being within. I am agreeing with you. I just added an extra comment to support your comment! :-)
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    30/09/2016 #13 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #8 @Harvey Loyd - great that "giving up being right" - caught your attention. Some people don't understand, what a difference that makes.And how refreshing it is when we let go of being right, we can end up with better relationships and better ideas. Love your story about the man and the wife, thanks for sharing the clean version!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    29/09/2016 #12 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #11 I am totally in-wave with you @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. If change isn't intrinsic it is not genuine. As you show in your Venn Diagram the triad of imagine, think and feel are all coming from within. In no way I would disagree with you. I wrote presentations and they give full support to your perspective. In my previous comment I meant this and I wonder what I wrote that generated the impression I meant something else. No, either from within or change shall remain "Surface-scratching"
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    29/09/2016 #11 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #7 yes @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee I agree with you. We do want to be proud of what we have created. There is immense activity and intention into making things better. But, we often keep going around in circles, as the very thing we need to change is us, not something or somebody else. I know it sounds cliche, saying change begins with us, but I believe it does. Sometimes it is just a 10 degree shift in what we are doing, thinking, saying, being. That 10 degrees, might be, being present in our body to what we are sensing and feeling and all of a sudden we see the world differently, and then new ideas emerge that we had never considered before. Thanks for being present Ali.
    Jared 🐝 Wiese
    28/09/2016 #10 Jared 🐝 Wiese
    #5 Thanks again, Deb, for the invigorating writing - and for the kind comments! Truly inspiring.

    Again on culture, how do you handle coming back from a wonderful change that we create - that wasn't controlled - but when we get back to the real world, we find that cultural norms and expectations are still compelling us to stay the status quo... and hence the change is lost? I believe that is what you are getting at with your ideas - Introduce the model/theory with a story, Add some research, Play and Curiosity like a kindergartner, Be Up Close and Personal, Emotions and Energy.

    I'd summarize by saying we need to be real. Real about what has gone on that needs change, what is stopping it and making the learned changes daily as part of a new habit or cultural norm.

    Great thoughts!
    Sara Jacobovici
    28/09/2016 #9 Sara Jacobovici
    Thank you @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee for bringing this Buzz to my attention. Great effort, great work @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. You covered a lot of territory in your Buzz. You asked the right questions and offered practical insights. Who could ask for anything more?! Wishing you much success with your book. Looks and sounds fantastic!!
    Harvey Lloyd
    28/09/2016 #8 Harvey Lloyd
    Great read and well thought out writing @Deb Lange. "Giving up being right" caught my attention as i see this right/wrong argument between leaders or managers and it seems such a waste of time. They typically both want the same thing but we have to clarify what is right first. The cycle arguments are funny to watch on TV political coverage, but in your organization its a cease and desist order. I don't want to be right i want to achieve the goal.

    An old joke; Two guys were walking down the road, one was discussing that his marriage was really struggling and that he could not get his wife to understand his point of view. He capped the comment off with how their sex life had been deteriorating. The friend thought for a moment and commented, well you first have to decide if you want to be right or have relations with your wife. This is the clean version.

    Thanks again great read.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    28/09/2016 #7 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee- I have exchanged many comments with you, watched you talking on videos and more than that to find how practical and green your approaches are. I started scribbling some thoughts while reading your chapter of your forthcoming book, whose title shall appeal to @Sara Jacobovici. I find myself writing- Change output
    Marginal change
    Change rippling effect
    But then stopped as your writing overwhelmed me- "Being able to make the cultural norms transparent is an enormous opportunity to create change in the present.
    We learn by doing this, not only talking about the change we desire in the future, but living it now".
    The now shall be the past in no time. DO we want to create a pst that we are proud of and a present to make the future better?
    I challenge your book shall make all the sense needed to achieve this and more.
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    28/09/2016 #6 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #3 David Grinberg, thanks for reading, taking the time to respond and sharing with others who may be interested. You are awesome!
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    28/09/2016 #5 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #3 #4 Dear @Jared Wiese - love your additional comments, feel free to share your ideas, they are great - it make so much sense to write something and have people interact with it - sometimes it seems pointless when writing ad posting on social media and no-one responds. So I really appreciate you taking the time to read, to think about what I wrote and then to share your ideas! You say, "I agree nobody likes to change" - I would add, I think we often do like change, BUT, when we get to create the change, not when it is out of our hands. If someone else wants to change us we feel controlled and we resist!
    Jared 🐝 Wiese
    28/09/2016 #4 Jared 🐝 Wiese
    #2 Okay, I have more to share 😃

    You said, 'protecting ourselves from being human, as we have become so used to living and working with abstractions, technology and "things" outside ourselves.'
    I think this ties perfectly with how you said: 'training, education, and meetings arose from believing in expert, top-down approaches.'

    'People don’t want to attend training or workshops as they experience them as a waste of time.'
    This comes down to culture. People may learn great things, only to have them not be applicable in the 'real world' - in their culture. Worse, if superiors attend the same training, people may not speak up, fully engage or succombe to "groupthink".
    Also, nobody likes change - unless it benefits them. The key is to ensure it does, in the real world.

    As you said, cultural norms are key. Management needs to set and show expectations that disruption is allowed and encouraged.

    I love your model idea, because a picture is worth a thousand words. It gets us to rally around a singular purpose or understanding. Especially since we are now in your knowledge era - everyone basically having the same information. Especially the actual people doing the work (as opposed to management).

    I also love your reference to kindergarten, which makes me think of the book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum. I love 'constantly seeing what works, what doesn’t, trialing, adapting and creating. They may fight in one second and are friends again the next as they learn how to cooperate.' Can't we all get along?!
    David B. Grinberg
    28/09/2016 #3 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks for sharing your important insights, which are most appreciated @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. You're just full of great advice! Buzz on...

    cc: @Javier 🐝 beBee @John White, MBA @Teresa Gezze
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    28/09/2016 #2 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #1 #1 hi Jared - I am glad you have some ideas. Come back and post what you do and what works and what else you learn when you try some of these ideas in practice. Love to hear. Deb
    Jared 🐝 Wiese
    27/09/2016 #1 Jared 🐝 Wiese
    Amazing post. So much great information and wonderful things to try in my next cultural learning. Thanks for sharing, Deb!
  14. ProducerMarcel Wilson

    Marcel Wilson

    23/08/2016
    Is change optional? The answer is as natural as breathing!
    Is change optional? The answer is as natural as breathing!Can you think of a time when you had 'a good dunking' at the beach or pool - short of breath, needing to get to the surface - desperate for air? Being underwater for longer than you feel comfortable can be a scary experience! We all have the same...
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  15. ProducerAnurag Harsh

    Anurag Harsh

    19/08/2016
    How to Bring Disruptive But Lasting Change in the Workplace
    How to Bring Disruptive But Lasting Change in the WorkplaceWhen you want to change your circumstances, you have to commit fully. Action cannot wait. Taking the time to consider the pros and cons, to cook up a strategy, to weigh out the evidence is not precursor to change but rather a concerted effort to...
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  16. ProducerAli 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    OSMOSIS OF CHANGE!
    OSMOSIS OF CHANGE!Once a Project leader made a promise to his associates, that if you all sincerely serve me to assist in my aspiration and after I may succeed, I am promising you, I will give you the share of profits as reward to you all. Accordingly, his...
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    DILMA BALBI -📃 Engenharia&gestão
    23/08/2016 #10 DILMA BALBI -📃 Engenharia&gestão
    thanks for sharing such inspirated ideas @debasish majumder.
    I do also wonder if humility is not the "power".. the "tool" of perseverance.When I am not superior to the others I am able to really see then and I can open door" to sake of humanity only, not just for profit, lucre and wealth".. .. Those thoughts came to my mind after reading your beatifull buzz.
    Julio Perotti
    08/08/2016 #9 Julio Perotti
    El cambio, ante las adversidades.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    27/07/2016 #6 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #1 #2 #3 #4 "By the name of disgraceful ideology and fanatic religious beliefs, or expansion of market with unrestrained greed and hankering for profits and opulence, untoward incidents are in rise." This is perfectly exemplified by a Share from @Chas ✌️ Wyatt View more
    #1 #2 #3 #4 "By the name of disgraceful ideology and fanatic religious beliefs, or expansion of market with unrestrained greed and hankering for profits and opulence, untoward incidents are in rise." This is perfectly exemplified by a Share from @Chas ✌️ Wyatt, which inspired me to go produce more honey for more flavor. To this end, and philosophically (Dr. Anani shall be proud), I confabulated the word "Dysreality" in this piece, a living plant of this planted, deep piece. It is here for you and your kids, to keep them under their lids: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@margaret-aranda/dysreality-the-dysfunction-of-reality . Let me also show our same mindset, @debasish majumder by showing serendipity. A "Perseverance" Quote,attributed to me via Google and Goodreads (and not through me), uses this same picture to say: “Persevere. There is one dandelion that grows from the crack in the cement. Let that one dandelion be YOU.” Close
    Gerald Hecht
    27/07/2016 #5 Gerald Hecht
    #4 @Juan Imaz, yes lots of wisdom, tightly wrapped
    Juan Imaz
    27/07/2016 #4 Juan Imaz
    Very good indeed!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    27/07/2016 #3 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    This is a brilliant piece @debasish majumder. I always narrow down what I read into my own simple thoughts, perhaps because during my position as an underwriter that was a requirement - simple and factual. So please don't be offended by my summation. From reading your post more than once, I feel there are people are very much into "what's in it for me" rather than "what can I do for you". And you last sentence "So, change for the sake of humanity only, not just for profit, lucre and wealth." Bravo!
    Gerald Hecht
    27/07/2016 #2 Gerald Hecht
    @debasish majumder This resonates dynamic truths...essences; thank you very much for writing and sharing this.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    27/07/2016 #1 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Great thoughts and condensed ones too. One very important issue that you bring here is the past experiences. The story is illuminating in the sense even though we can't change the past still it has it residues in us and these residues trigger our action. Can we change without dealing with past residues such as removing them? Understanding them and dealing with them accordingly? Convert them so that they may trigger new behaviors? Use them to widen our choices? So many questions pop up in my mind at this late hour of the night. Thank you dear @debasish majumder for sharing this great post
  17. Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    It’s a quantum world, we’re just living in it?
    grendz.com Google’s engineers just achieved a milestone in quantum computing: they’ve produced the first completely scalable quantum simulation of a hydrogen molecule. That’s big news, because it shows similar devices could help us unlock the quantum secrets...
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    Sara Jacobovici
    24/07/2016 #1 Sara Jacobovici
    Perfect example of the speed with which we are experiencing change. Can we keep/manage it under our control?
  18. Sara Jacobovici

    Sara Jacobovici

    24/07/2016
    Metaphorically speaking....
    Sara Jacobovici
    The Eight Metaphors of Organization
    www.ribbonfarm.com Gareth Morgan’s Images of Organization is a must-read for those who want to develop a deeper understanding of a lot of the stuff I talk about here. Though I’ve cited the book lots of...
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    Sara Jacobovici
    24/07/2016 #1 Sara Jacobovici
    "Organization as System of Change and Flux" is one of the metaphors used to describe organizations in this interesting article. Yet I would suggest that change and flux are the threads that run through all the other metaphors.
  19. Sara Jacobovici

    Sara Jacobovici

    24/07/2016
    @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD wrote about responding not reacting to change. This is crucial as it helps us to understand that THE challenge to change involves the issue of control: react, you are not in control; respond, you are gaining control. I asked on a different hive if there is a difference between change and transformation. One answer may be that being in control of change provides the potential for transformation. Please read my brief example of how you can control change and allow for a transformation.
    Sara Jacobovici
    Are you dealing with changes at work or…
    www.linkedin.com ...are you going through a transformation? Knowing the difference will make the difference between struggling to achieve and reaping the benefits of a successful experience. What does knowing mean?...
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    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/07/2016 #1 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    @Sara Jacobovici- you include two practical scenarios on how to transform our thinking to capture the opportunities change provides us with
  20. ProducerMargaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Coping Skills and Change Management
    Coping Skills and Change Management/ by Dr Margaret Aranda /  When humans encounter change, I think we can categorize our brain's processes in two ways (1) The Fight-or-Flight Reflex (i.e., run or fight); or (2) Cope. In his treatise on The Change and...
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    Brian McKenzie
    24/07/2016 #10 Brian McKenzie
    Enabling, supporting, launching and packaging change as Revolution since 1987. It wasn't us, we were never there......x 10
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #9 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #7 Bees, Beer, Change Management, Leaders who prompt with passion and 'go lightly' to accomplish world change. I've learned so very much, my beloved Dr, I can't believe how I woke up yesterday not knowing that today, the world and the personal interactions, the entire activism for humanity's sake...they all look different now. It's all good. Thank you for this ⚡️spark ⚡️ that has ignited to take flight 🚀!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #8 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #4 @Mickael Angelo Yusufidis: 🔝WoW!🔝 https://www.prosci.com ! Change Management for individuals, businesses, and enterprises....psychology, neuroscience, and I see now that it is the Leaders who need to institute a "Culture Change" in an adverse or unethical practice can perhaps do so step-by-step, humming people along instead of being the dictators we resented with poor morale. WoW. It's a w e s o m e! I'll flutter and grasp what I can, and do wish I could take the class! But I shall, one day, and I can see that it would also do the utmost thing possible for any education: it would make the student a better person for society. Darn darn fantastic, sir! Thank you for showing me this whole new, scientific world...it is a grand puzzle that @Selim Yeniçeri @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher, @Sara Jacobovici, @debasish majumder, @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, @Randy Keho, @Brian McKenzie, and others! could also truly institute to be the 🌐Leaders and Changers🌐 that we desire to be (I was never a Leader and a "Shaker")...WoW. I wish we could all take the Courses together...wouldn't that be a Hoot of a Hive?
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/07/2016 #7 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    I laughed reading your humor dear @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD. My response is to be mined from my buzz of today "Bees and Beer" and I have no doubt you shall be able to
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #6 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #3 Just love sharing brains and respectful adoration with you and @Sara Jacobovici. On Fractal Thinking, Poetry, mathematics, psychology, left- and right-brains we are not separated, but intertwined. And the best notion is that it is galactic, for all!
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #5 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #2 I love that you and I can talk about these things with all the men...lol. Sometimes I picture us all sitting in the same room, chatting away with wine and a cigar. We used to do that at Stanford, on Friday nights...brainstorming, brain-picking, together creating something better than the sum of all our parts. It feels like family. It is family, and I love you both tremendously. Now, Dr @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee Anani is our Professor Emeritus, and we are both his admirers, too. It's cozy.
    Mickael Angelo Yusufidis
    24/07/2016 #4 Mickael Angelo Yusufidis
    Check out https://www.prosci.com ... Change Management in a box.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/07/2016 #3 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #1 I shared and commented on your post dear @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD. I am thankful for your dedication and inspiration
    Sara Jacobovici
    24/07/2016 #2 Sara Jacobovici
    Great Buzz @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD. Insightful and thought provoking. Honoured to have any mention in your work. Thank you.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Dedicated to Ali Anani, Ph.D. Angular thinking from 'The Change and Adaptation Gap" by beloved @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee ( https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ali-anani/the-change-and-adaptation-gap ) was spurred on by @Sara Jacobovici to deeper thinking. After writing this piece here, I also had a more humorous touch, perhaps sarcastic and outlandish (and insomniatic), too....but that's what Fractal Thinking should do...and that extension of this read is: "On Musings" (https://www.bebee.com/producer/@margaret-aranda/on-musings ). So the Beez Buzz and Pollinate and Fractal Thinking turns into humor. Well, the Beez sure need a good laugh sometimes, for Laughter is the Best Medicine.
  21. ProducerAli 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    The Change and Adaptation Gap
    The Change and Adaptation GapChange is the only constant- this is a paradox that we live in. The constant is turning into variable. To keep up with change all living systems must adapt. We are in a constant wavy motion of change. I made a comment to @Sara Jacobovici In...
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    Anees Zaidi
    27/07/2016 #56 Anees Zaidi
    #50 Dear brother @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee the truth is that you are a great discovery for most of us. Your 'affinitize asking' has taken us to our own 'unknown'. You helped us to rediscover our 'self'. Our return 'gifts' are still on the deficit side. But I have great hopes in continuing a learning journey with you.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    27/07/2016 #54 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #53 It's not me...surely you can see...it is simply a gift given back freely.
    Anees Zaidi
    27/07/2016 #53 Anees Zaidi
    #52 Dear brother @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee her sentence playing with "Ask' and 'Task' has just stopped my mind working. What a beautiful play with one alphabet 'T' that takes away 'affinity' from the word 'Ask' and make it just a 'Task'. Dear @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD your are beautifully amazing.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    27/07/2016 #52 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #49 I do all that you ASK, for nothing with you is a 'TASK.' Asking isn't tasking- what beauty this is @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD. I know what dear @Anees Zaidi would comment.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    27/07/2016 #51 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #48 You are too kind. Thank you, most humbly.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    27/07/2016 #50 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #48 With all honesty my biggest reward here on beBee is first connecting with you brother @Anees Zaidi. A second bonus followed by connecting to the admirable @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD.
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    27/07/2016 #49 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #47 My beloved teacher, I do all that you ask, for nothing with you is a 'task.' You implore me to delve into myself like never before. Fractal thinking, poetry, and now philosophy shall all be because of "you." For you, my Professor, are the Father of "The Spotlight of Change." Thank you, bless you...I most humbly acquiesce despite my own rumblings of overcoming my own fractal mind hidden inside. Neuroplasticity requires that I track this road, and cement the brain's neurons to think in these different eons. My best thanks to you will be to create in myself the gifts that only you have told me. That will be my gift back to you, Oh Teacher and Mentor!
    Anees Zaidi
    27/07/2016 #48 Anees Zaidi
    #47 I concur with you brother @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhDhas an amazing mind. By using the word 'capitulating' she has given an entirely mind boggling perspective to collective creation ability. She is right, what we do on beBee is 'affinitize creativity'.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    27/07/2016 #47 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #45 Now, I have a new suggestion for you dear @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD, which is to write on philosophy. I am very serious.Regarding your philosophical comment, in which you wrote "As we affinitize by capitulating on our ruminations, new creations and inspirations abound", I am truly amazed. I am writing a buzz on Imagination and creativity and I find this segment of your comment sending my mind into new directions
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    27/07/2016 #46 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #42 Tue what you wrote @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher. We need to develop the habit of accepting change
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    27/07/2016 #45 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    My brain came back to muse, to choose the essence of it all. Humor me, please by allowing me to give it a try: "The Spotlight of Change" has become the evolution of ideas, musings, poetry, mitosis, symbiosis, laminar and turbulent flow of water, windmills, air, and blind kings. All necessary for life. I see the beezz so rightfully spurring on new ideas that culminate in fractals of galactic infinity. As we affinitize by capitulating on our ruminations, new creations and inspirations abound! And this, This...is what makes "beBee" what it is...concentrated honey that is timeless, raw, and pure. Extending beyond the insights, self-reflections and epiphanies lies the self-embraced teamwork of a pace that no other social media platform can replace. It's "To beBee and Beyond!" ~ @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher, @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, @Brian McKenzie, @Anees Zaidi, @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, @debasish majumder, @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador...and to: beyond2 = "Beyond", logarithmically spiraled into the mathematically 'squared.' Intense.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    27/07/2016 #42 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I'm always open to change. Sometimes my brain fights it and that's where I may need to be more focused when this happens.. Excellent article @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/07/2016 #40 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    "I need to unoccupy myself of change in order to notice my occupation with change"never you fail my expectations dear @CityVP 🐝 Manjit and I love this quote from your comment. It is a lamp on the way
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    24/07/2016 #39 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I cannot embrace change if I do not embrace diversity first. It is not that change is the only constant but that as human beings we all change at different rates and in different ways. Once we know the relationship of change to our own way of being then we can let change be. The Arnold Schwarznegger of Change is a different proposition to the Pee-Wee Herman of Change. I need to unoccupy myself of change in order to notice my occupation with change. That is what Manjit or Many? was about, to prescribe a formula for change is to assume that our similarity as human beings is more important. I learn from differences but they are my differences processed by all the factors that make me who I am in this present given minute. A lot may happen in 60 seconds but if I observe change for 60 seconds nothing changes in that observation other than what I am occupied with in that minute.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/07/2016 #37 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #35 So, this was progress that wasn't. But we learn @Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    24/07/2016 #35 Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    #32 I've been injured many times in the name of progress. I've had to suck it up. Now to find a way past the digressive scab lists the progressives created. HA!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/07/2016 #34 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #31 Thank you again @Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD for your response to the lovely comment of @Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl reflects mine
  22. Sara Jacobovici

    Sara Jacobovici

    22/07/2016
    @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador wrote a comment about change. It included these 4 characterisitcs: 1. change to change 2. adapt to change 3. managing change 4. change and intention. I would like to ask the following question; is change an innate function? We often refer to change as a process but given Franci's insightful characteristics of change it makes me wonder if change is not a process but a biological function? Would that make sense if we then look at how we talk about fear of change, agents of change, climate for change, time for change, and so on?

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    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    22/07/2016 #7 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Thank you @Sara Jacobovici for expanding on my thoughts. I look forward to reading the continuing thread.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    22/07/2016 #6 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Change is the rule of the Nature. Anything static turns stagnant and in change there's life.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    22/07/2016 #4 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #3 Thank you @Sara Jacobovici and I am trying to find a metaphor to answer your questions as well as mine. I shall keep you informed
    Sara Jacobovici
    22/07/2016 #3 Sara Jacobovici
    #2 Great insight @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. Great question, "The question I kept asking myself about- if change is much faster than our ability to adapt then we shall have a widening change-adaptation gap. Eventually, this gap shall be wide enough to cause---- " May I offer one possibility of filling in the gap; disequilibrium or disbalance?
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    22/07/2016 #2 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Amazingly I am working on same issue @Sara Jacobovici. The question I kept asking myself about- if change is much faster than our ability to adapt then we shall have a widening change-adaptation gap. Eventually, this gap shall be wide enough to cause---- and I am trying to fill in the gap. @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador made this comment on my last bazz on fractal change and she stirred my mind with her comment as well.
    Sara Jacobovici
    22/07/2016 #1 Sara Jacobovici
    @Anees Zaidi asks in a comment; "Do we resist the change or embrace it? Can we selectively forget the past and transform into something new?" This leads me to add the following question; are change and transformation independent processes?
  23. ProducerRichard Claydon

    Richard Claydon

    06/06/2016
    How to get the best out of original thinkers during complex change
    How to get the best out of original thinkers during complex changeOur businesses are crying out for creative, original thought. But we are training it out of our children. And developing management practices that inhibit it.  In this post, I will look at how the practices of change management are hindering...
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    Oliver Moloney
    06/06/2016 #4 Oliver Moloney
    @Richard Claydon, It's been wonderful to read my our articles this morning and the section referring to the creative process could not be more apt! When I reach stage 3 I take a step away from the project and give both myself and the project itself some time to breath. More like this for the future!
    Lisa Lee
    06/06/2016 #3 Lisa Lee
    Fantastic article @Richard Claydon. I especially enjoyed reading you rpoints on self doubt and doubt in the idea. I've seen allot of these symptoms over the years and it really has been the undoing on projects and the people behind them. Will happily share!
    Kimberly Lewis
    06/06/2016 #1 Kimberly Lewis
    "you call it procrastinating, I call it thinking" this is such a mind opening post @Richard Claydon I usually do as Adam Grant and make a to do list, maybe because I'm usually a control freak but now I feel I should let go. In Human Resources there's also a need of creative and original ideas and for sure this change is much needed.
  24. Gonzalo Gadea

    Gonzalo Gadea

    27/05/2016
    Interesting article, take a look!
    Gonzalo Gadea
    Change Consultant Tips from a 40 Year Veteran
    www.imaworldwide.com A few tips from 40 year Change Management Veteran, Don Harrison, on how to succeed in the role of Change...
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  25. ProducerMohammed A. Jawad
    Change Management for Improvements
    Change Management for ImprovementsWhen You Think of Improvements, Think of Change ManagementThe failure of organization change occurs for a variety of reasons, including overreaching, insufficient communication, and the failure to execute.The process of working with individuals and...
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    19/05/2016 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Good article @Mohammed A. Jawad. You wrote: "Even working with “difficult people” can provide value when change managers treat communications with respect and are willing to reconsider some aspects of the change to accommodate sub-organizational needs while still fulfilling plan objectives." I agree 100%. The downside, when your managers are the difficult people and have no vision to be 'change managers.' I ran into this with my last job. Thank goodness in all my years of work it was a short lived experience.
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