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Teaching the Caterpillar to Fly - Ideas on Managing and Leading Change
An article and presentation on Square Wheels and Change
Poems on the transformation of caterpillars to butterflies
Making GACK - interactive "hands-on stuff" for your presentations
Other recipes for "Yellow Gooey Sticky Messes" - Kinesthetic learning tools
Some Factoids and Ideas on Caterpillars, Moths and Butterflies, with pictures
Scott's Change Model for individuals and teams
Another transformational metaphor - Sea Squirts!
Some Factoids about Perception and our ability to sense things - Amazing Perceptual Sensitivity Factoids
An articled entitled "Making OD Impact Results" that details the impacts of teams and teamwork on profitability and performance.
Thoughts on High Performing Teams - Scott's article on FLOW (download a pdf file)
An article on X-Teams -- on collaboration and optimization of teamwork (download)
Thoughts on issues of Coaching and its difficulties (download)
Facilitation - Risk Levels and skill requirements -- Facilitation and Whitewater (download)
Article on the issues surrounding Interdepartmental Collaboration with ideas for what to change to help resolve some of the issues. (Done with Russ Linden) (download)
Download a series of pdf pages that show my presentation at the ASHRM Conference in Egypt (February 2008) entitled Nobody Ever Washes a Rental Car - Motivating People and Engaging Ownership for Optimizing Performance (download)
An article from Strategy Magazine about the Origin and Use of Square Wheels
Interview with Scott on Leadership and Square Wheels
Thoughts on dealing with Resistance to Change and Negativism
Managers as Facilitators - a list of reasons, rationale and benefits -
Simple thoughts on facilitation
Some thinking about organizational alignment
Copyright Explained! (Funny) (Serious stuff on copyright HERE)
Moron Empowerment (funny)
The Square Wheels Taxonomy of Cognitive Dissonance and Intellectual Creative Synthesis; Theoretical Underpinnings and Conceptual Frameworks - The Rationale
In The Beginning - a humorous tale of upward communications
Working Home, Selling Globally - Scott's philosophy of building a global business. An older but still relevant document on how to build a business that collaborates with others.
Coaching Best Practices - A compendium of ideas generated at an ASTD Management Development Forum work session and posted on the TRDEV list
Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny - On Successful Implementation
The Cave of Square Wheels - Organizations and Innovation
Victor Pang's Funny Square Wheels Animation
Managing Roadblocks - A Dis-Un-Empowerment Exercise on leading improvement discussions
Using LEGO for Training - Ideas and Exercises - An extensive series of exercises initiated from contributions by the Training and Development List Serve Members (TRDEV) and others that is constantly being updated and expanded.
Traffic Jam - An Experiential Exercise by Roland Diamond Associates
Egg Drop Exercise - An Experiential Exercise by Steve Edwards
Mission / Vision Exercise - A Fast Networking Interactive Exercise
I just wanted to let you know that I used your Mission / Vision exercise for a large group. I did it with about 50 people and it was excellent. Thanks for giving access to such great tools - you really saved my you-know-what!
Hope things are well and I wish you the best for the New Year...
Melanie Burns, Royal Bank Financial Group and Dutchman owner
Tom Terez's funny but serious writings on Missions and Visions
Gene Calvert's Risk Taking Inventories
Chuck Wallace's Thoughts on Learning Organizations
Thiagi's Thinking on Experiential Learning (and its benefits) (10/5/99)
Good Solid Business Quotes
Good Business Statistics
Good Personal Growth Quotes
Contact Scott Simmerman for a question or more information at Scott@SquareWheels.com
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