Posts by Susan Taylor

A Look At Nature And Business

Integrating Nature and Business is an ROI Natural “The future will belong to the nature-smart — those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance the virtual with the real.”  ∞ Richard Louv. Nature and Business are a natural fit.                                                                                 …

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Discovering Your Potential: A Flower Blooms in Adversity

Take The Path To Discovering Your Potential Last Friday began in a most beautiful way.  I was invited to have a conversation with my new friend, Theresa – a conversation that very quickly became both profound and meaningful.  We discussed some of the world’s current events; and as Theresa lives in the Netherlands, our focus…

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A Culture of Candor: The Wei-Chi of Conversation

People are longing for trustworthy leaders.   Leaders who are passionate with a depth and consistency of commitment to achieve their vision.  Leaders who are wise and thoughtful; and through continuous learning reflect upon and grow from their mistakes.  Leaders who are generous with their time, money, praise and support.  Leaders who are courageous and…

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Inner Peace On The Wings Of A Butterfly

  World Peace Must Develop From Inner Peace I’ve been in Houston this past week talking with prospective clients.  While there, I learned of and was saddened by the news of the plane that was shot down over the Ukraine.  The entire world has been affected by this tragedy in one way or another as…

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The Magic Formula for Making Your Dreams Come True

The Road To Making Your Dreams Come True “If you can dream it; you can do it.” – Walt Disney A dream is a wish your heart makes…And Walt Disney had plenty of them! Disney World… the place where all your dreams come true, created by a man who believed in dreams and made his…

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Personal vs. Professional: An Illusion of Separation

  Erase The Illusion of Separate “A human being is a part of the whole called by us ‘the universe’, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest – a kind of optical illusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison…

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High Cost for Low Morale

          According to a recent Gallup study, the state of the American workplace is in need of renewal.  In fact, “only 22% of U.S. employees [feel as if they] are engaged and thriving”.   As a business owner today, it’s no surprise that you face growing pressures at a speed and…

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Personal Work Shapes The Group Success

Personal Work Moves A Facilitator Beyond Illusion “The success of any intervention is completely dependent upon the          interior condition of the intervenor”        William O’Brien, Former CEO, Hanover Insurance   My former partner, friend and colleague, William (Bill) O’Brien (deceased), was notorious for his quote about the “interior condition of the intervenor”.  As Bill…

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What is a Generative Interview?

Many efforts to effect change in a system begin with conversations amongst people who have a stake in that system. Yet such interactions often fail to penetrate to the depth necessary to release latent forces for change.   At the heart of all of Generon’s processes is something we call the Generative Interview.   But…

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The Source of the Entrepreneurial Impulse

If you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, it can be difficult to stay optimistic. In fact, according to the Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, more small business owners were less optimistic as they looked forward to 2014. And most reported having very mixed expectations about the future of their business. But what is an entrepreneur?…

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