Beware of Low-hanging Fruit!

Beware of Low-hanging Fruit!

When change management professionals step in to share their knowledge of how organizations can work better, they come with stories. Stories about successful shifts in strategy and process. Stories of failure. The best might be stories about how to design for...
Learning with Intention

Learning with Intention

MITRE is, and always has been, a learning company. It’s a point of pride among staff to be immersed in training, a new degree, a new book, a new talk. The key to making it all stick, however, is intent and practice. Whether you agree with the 10,000 hours concept or...
Eureka Café

Eureka Café

In this post, Howard Gershen describes how he managed Samuel Johnson’s feat of making “new things familiar, and familiar things new” for colleagues with discriminating palates. Best part of his approach is that you can try it right away, adjusting, of course, to the...
Read This – Then Stand Up and Take a Walk!

Read This – Then Stand Up and Take a Walk!

As MITRE’s Health and Wellness Program Manager, Susan Skelly knows what makes MITRE staff tick—literally. Susan’s account highlights her team’s approach to sharing health-related knowledge with staff immersed in their work. How does your company keep your staff...
The Daily Standup

The Daily Standup

In Liz Hayes’s post about routine check-ins, seemingly simple collaboration processes and trust enable hard-working, distributed teams to succeed. —Editor Author: Liz Hayes I joined a new project last summer, a Global Information System (GIS) effort run by Keith W....

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