This is a summary video of a 5-part series that focuses on the implementation of an evidence-based program using organization development strategies.

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Have you ever heard of Appreciative Inquiry (AI)?  The last (5 of 5) of the organization development video series for ECE

AI is a philosophy that incorporates an approach and process for engaging people at any or all levels to produce effective, positive change. Every organization has something that works right, things that give it life when it is most alive, effective, successful, and connected in healthy way to its stakeholders and communities. AI begins by identifying what is working and connecting to it in ways that heighten energy, vision, and action for change!   (more…)

This is the Part II of II videos for this title

All too often we make decisions with the best intent in mind.  We create practices, policies, and procedures (PPPs).  We write them up, send them out, train on them, reward and punish for the use.  To our sadness, after an employee uprising these PPPs seem to contradict your intent, values, or mission.   (more…)

This is Part I of II video for this title

All too often we make decisions with the best intent in mind.  We create practices, policies, and procedures (PPPs).  We write them up, send them out, train on them, reward and punish for the use.  To our sadness, after an employee uprising these PPPs seem to contradict your intent, values, or mission.   (more…)

The second of my 5 part series on how organizational culture and climate effects an organization’s readiness and ability to work with an evidence-based program that uses implementation science as a method of delivery.   The Pyramid Plus Approach is used as the evidence-based program and Bal Swan Children’s Center is the organization trying in implement.  Below is a brief description of the content. (more…)

The first of my 5 part series on how organizational culture and climate effects an organization’s readiness and ability to work with an evidence-based program that uses implementation science as a method of delivery.   The Pyramid Plus Approach is used as the evidence-based program and Bal Swan Children’s Center is the organization trying in implement.  Below is a brief description of the content.   (more…)

"Good is the enemy of Great!" ~ Jim Collins

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My all time favorite book!  This is another must read if you are interested in an effective early childhood organization.   Just focusing on high-quality classrooms and teacher practices can leave you with a lot of soft issues that affect your organization’s success .  These issues include turnover, gossip, missing industry changes, and customer engagement.  How […]