this time of year, the phrase one hears more often than "Happy
Holiday", or "Happy New Year" is "Where has the
year gone?" Yes it's that season again, and the end of another
busy and satisfying year. Bob Power and all Associates of Touchstone
Consulting would like to wish our clients and all readers of our
newsletter a very enjoyable holiday season and a happy and prosperous
Team Building: No One Size Fits All!
If you want full value for team building events, it pays to review
several important factors before planning the event. Team building
can add value to your organisation, but only if the activities
fit the team's needs.
Is Strategic Thinking?
Advice for those who would like to improve their strategic thinking
skills, or know someone who should. (read
you're like most people reviewing a book on a relevant business issue,
you like to see a simple, easy to follow, step-by-step approach.
This is especially so when reading about something as complex as
Organizational Change. The problem is that change is so complex that
a step by step approach planned in advance, seldom goes as intended.
It pays to warn others that when it comes to change, things seldom
go as planned. And if you want evidence of how confusing and haphazard
change can be, read the book "Maverick" by Ricardo Semler.
(Warner Books 1993). Mr Semler, a company owner, recounts how he
set off on the path to extreme change, had lots of setbacks, recovered
and persevered, until he finally succeeded. Nowhere in the book is
there a step- by-step approach. Just like real life.
For further information
on these subjects contact Bob
Touchstone Consulting Group
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based company that for the past 20 years
has worked with local and international
clients in areas of organizational and management
development. As part of the Silver Alliance
we network with consultants in other North
American locations to provide a full array
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Touchstone Consulting website to learn
more about what Touchstone can do for your
If you are interested in an approach to team building
that is tailored to team needs and focuses on adding value to your
organization, then consider using our approach to team building
as described in the accompanying article.
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