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  • About the Author: Dick Axelrod

    Mr. Axelrod co founded the Axelrod Group, Inc., a consulting firm that pioneered the use of employee involvement to effect large scale organizational change. He now brings more than thirty-five years …

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17 Jul. 2013 | Comments (0)
Meetings: Are You an Investor, Beneficiary, or Bystander?
If you call a meeting, you own it. You can choose to be an investor, beneficiary, or bystander at your own meeting, but when you make this choice, you take responsibility for the meeting’s outcome.

16 Apr. 2013 | Comments (0)
Beyond Thermometer Solutions: How To Actually Engage Your Employees
Increasing engagement requires engagement. This means going beyond the symptoms identified in your most recent survey. It calls for having meaningful conversations with people who responded to the survey.

06 Dec. 2012 | Comments (0)
How To Make Your Next Meeting as Engaging as a Video Game
Have you ever tried to pry a child from a video game? Not easy, is it? That is because game designers embed core engagement principles into every game. What if your next meeting was as engaging?

10 Sep. 2012 | Comments (1)
Move Beyond “Plug and Play” Change
The problem with change management programs is they are programs. Like the technology surrounding us, they present a “plug and play “approach to engaging others. While a logical proven strategy is important, it is only part of the answer. It is not the answer.

08 Aug. 2012 | Comments (0)
Want to Change Your Organization's Habits?
Habits serve an important function. They allow us to handle routine tasks with ease, freeing up brainpower to carry out more important decisions. However, habits can also get us in trouble when we start executing things robotically that actually require conscious attention.