Author: Dan McAlpine

May 7, 2020
The Parable of the Virtual Worker, the Back-to-Back Meetings, and the Mountain of Incompletions

The Parable of the Virtual Worker, the Back-to-Back Meetings, and the Mountain of Incompletions

As a consultant, I like to focus on the context that I’m dealing with, and if you can shift something positively in how the day/ work occurs for you - i.e. creating space - the actions tend to ‘fall out’ naturally from that new context. My example – because in the last few days of COVID’s new normal, I have been seeing my day differently and being really intentional on my days being productive and complete.
March 17, 2020
Leadership guidance for reaching out to the people most affected by organizational change.

We’ll cascade it down to the front line …

If your company initiatives don’t work, or only partially succeed, your leadership approach may need to be overhauled to include the people most affected by organizational change.
May 11, 2018

When Fire Hit Home, IIF Saved Us.

A short time ago, we had a fire in the ceiling of our apartment’s front room. Thankfully, we’re all ok. The damage will be cleaned up and repaired and we’ll go on with our lives. Many aren’t so lucky. They don’t have fresh batteries in their smoke alarms. They don’t have fire extinguishers. Or, they don’t have an exit plan (in place and practiced) for their families.