It’s Not About You…

It seems easier during the holiday season to remember the all-important truth: It’s not about you. But while writing our book Evolutionaries: Transformational Leadership we found that those leaders who adopt this frame of mind year around in their approach to leadership are much more capable of facilitating transformational change and accomplishing great things. As… [Continue Reading]

A Story We’ve Been Telling A Lot Recently…

It’s “planning season” and that means leaders in companies across the country are locking themselves in small rooms together for two days to hash out plans for next year, budget implications, goals and priorities. The really ambitious organizations are will attempt to define a vision, mission and purpose to guide the strategy and planning, and… [Continue Reading]

Cultural Evolutionaries

Leading Transformational Change in the Modern Workplace If you have ever worked in an organization, it’s likely you have had this experience: Management heads off for a 2-day “strategic planning” retreat and returns inspired with big ideas and eager to get started on a bold new course of action to be rolled out with great… [Continue Reading]

Positional Power Inhibits The Truth — And We Need The Truth

Carmen E. Voilleque & Randy Harrington, Phd Not many people have the courage to speak truth to power. Most of us find it easier to tell those in powerful positions exactly what they want to hear, whether it’s true or not.  The best managers and coaches understand that leadership is not just about vision—it’s about creating… [Continue Reading]

Building a “One Voice” Board of Directors (Part 3?)

Randy’s back this week with a third installment in the Strategic Planning series. This week, he’s tackling the topic of the impact a GOOD Board of Directors can have on an organization. If you’re on a board, or work with a board, or even want to be on a board — this is the podcast… [Continue Reading]

Strategic Plans that REALLY Work for the 21st Century (Part 2)

Carmen’s still away, but Randy’s back with PART 2 in the GREAT Strategic Plans series. More great nuggets in here be sure to give it a listen, you won’t want to miss a thing! Podcast Transcript Randy: Welcome to the Evolutionaries Podcast.  I’m Randy Harrington and Carmen Voilleque is out on the road living the… [Continue Reading]

Three “Must Haves” for Great Strategic Planning (Part 1)

Carmen’s out on the road with clients this week, but Randy took the helm and is sharing the Three Must Haves for GREAT Strategic Planning. There are some great nuggets in here — don’t miss out! Podcast Transcript Randy: Welcome to the Evolutionary podcast.  I’m Randy Harrington.  Carmen Voilleque is on the road out working… [Continue Reading]

Credit Union Times: Want Future Gen Y Entrepreneurs? Don’t Pitch Products: Consultant

Read about Carmen’s keynote at CU Business Group in this Credit Union Times article! If credit unions are eager to get younger members to join, particularly those that want to start their own businesses, don’t pitch them products or services. Carmen Voilleque, CEO and owner of Best Practices Media LLC, a Portland, Ore.-based consultancy firm,… [Continue Reading]