ZurickDavis Learn From Leaders Webinar on “Saving Organizations From the Confluence of Chaos”

I was delighted to present as part of ZurickDavis‘ Learn from Leaders series on a variety of topics, mostly focused on organizational culture, from my book. I reviewed a number of issues that struggling organizations face and then highlighted some related strategies designed to counter those unhelpful tendencies. Also, I describe exactly what I meanContinue reading “ZurickDavis Learn From Leaders Webinar on “Saving Organizations From the Confluence of Chaos””

Featured on Virtuous Heroes Podcast

I was pleased to be interviewed recently by Christopher Gomez of Spirit Consulting on his Virtuous Heroes podcast. As I am a Catholic deacon, Chris wanted to know a bit more about that. This conversation fills the first 10 minutes or so and then we go into the book for the next half hour. IContinue reading “Featured on Virtuous Heroes Podcast”

“The work of love, the courage of love, the truth of love…”

I continue to receive positive reviews on Saving Organizations That Matter and distribution is now expanding to other book sellers. I had to pause when I read the most recent review on Amazon – see here. The author is Joe Barca, who wrote the following: “Rey is a natural leader and a gifted writer. HeContinue reading ““The work of love, the courage of love, the truth of love…””

Everyone Reacts to Change Differently – An Excerpt

In Saving Organizations That Matter, I describe the fact that we all react to change differently. I place these reactions along a “change continuum” and then subsequently provide specific strategies to help advance individuals who are at different places along the continuum forward and toward the organization’s goals. Here is an excerpt: Reactions and theContinue reading “Everyone Reacts to Change Differently – An Excerpt”

Thank you for the positive feedback!

A great big thank you to everyone who has taken the time to provide feedback and write reviews on Amazon.com for my book. These can be found here. Here’s a sample (P.S., these are from actual reviews!): “Every now and again I find a book I wish had been written earlier in my career. ThisContinue reading “Thank you for the positive feedback!”

An excerpt: “From Chaos”

In Saving Organizations That Matter, I describe the various reasons that not-for-profit, mission driven organizations can fall into chaos. The majority of the book is dedicated to helping such organizations ascend from what I describe as “the confluence of chaos”. The introduction to that section follows: FROM CHAOS Earlier in my career, I encountered organizationsContinue reading “An excerpt: “From Chaos””

An excerpt: Why do organizations fail?

Saving Organizations That Matter describes the various reasons that not-for-profit, mission driven organizations fail. As with any type of organizations, there are many reasons… some obvious. Others are more subtle. In Saving Organizations That Matter, I describe many of the far less obvious ones to which mission driven organizations may be particularly vulnerable. Here isContinue reading “An excerpt: Why do organizations fail?”