Change

Nix Ambiguity and Focus for Lasting Change

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s reading is a short piece “Nix Ambiguity and Focus for Lasting Change” by Dan and Chip Heath, authors of Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, as well as Made to Stick:  Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die.

In this piece, a true story about eliminating narcotics abuse in a health-care network serving Minnesota and Western Wisconsin, the Heath brothers make two major points:

Reflection: Change and the Balcony

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s reading is a reflection on “Change and the Balcony.”  Drew MacGregor, Coordinator of Educational MDA Technology, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, sent this reflection to his IT Leaders Program cohort in mid-December 2011.  

Several points caught my eye in Drew’s essay:

•  Real change occurs when we buy into and experience a paradigm change, a major alteration of how we think or act.

Steve Jobs

By: Jim Bruce
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Steve Jobs died last Wednesday.

Since then, tens of thousands of words of tribute and remembrance have been written along with other similar expressions for this man who on one hand was very human – "much more ... a real person than most people knew" (Dr. Dean Ornish) – with a tremendous love for his wife and children, and on the other was an innovator, likely the greatest innovator who has lived or will live in our time.

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