Posts by Doric Olson

Align Individual & Organizational Needs

Usually, when something goes wrong in an organization, somebody gets the blame. But how often is it really that person’s fault?  If you are working in a team, or as part of a larger group, the research shows that far more often than not, the root cause is found somewhere else. Misunderstandings or miscommunication about…

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Would You Like More Effective Meetings? Here’s How:

Build Alignment- Get Clear on Who Gets to Decide What I used to teach a class on effective meeting management. One of the key lessons was how important it is to let people know the purpose of a meeting and what is expected from them. I made recommendations about getting agendas out ahead-of-time with clearly stated…

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