Change Management, Resilience

Joy – The Result of Unity/Resilience

I learned today that Beethoven wrote his immensely successful Ninth Symphony to convince people that the only way to Joy is through unity. In writing it, he became so absorbed and then personally infected that by the time he and, ultimately, his audience came to the "Ode to Joy", they were consumed by it. Beethoven read Friedrich… Continue reading Joy – The Result of Unity/Resilience

Enterprise Risk Management

My New Course – A Unique Linking of Two Disciplines

My new adventure - teaching a graduate course at Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management – starts August 26. Clients, friends and family keep asking “What is the course about?” Its base is my new book, The DNA of the Resilient Organization, expanded to teach the skills necessary to effectively accomplish the concepts. Clients,… Continue reading My New Course – A Unique Linking of Two Disciplines

Enterprise Risk Management

Another New Role — University Professor!

I just signed a contract to begin teaching a course in the Fall that I developed at the request of Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management. The course is called, “Enterprise Risk Reduction for Sustainable Growth”. Teaching has been a lifelong dream but I never thought it would happen. As a result of my new… Continue reading Another New Role — University Professor!

Change Management

Sandra Suran’s article honored by national professional journal as one of Top 10 of All-time

Sandra’s 2003 article “How to Implement Change Effectively” was published in the Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance (John Wiley & Sons). It was recently selected as one of the Top Ten of All-Time articles published “based on frequency of access by readers and the ongoing usefulness of its content.”  The Journal is "directed to… Continue reading Sandra Suran’s article honored by national professional journal as one of Top 10 of All-time

Empowerment, Resilience

Game Changer

Sandra A. Suran was just featured in the January 2015 issue of ASPIRE Magazine, a very cool, online, international magazine.   ASPIRE's mission is to inspire people around the world to use business as a force for good and to shine the spotlight on Game Changers.   So, they tell the stories of Game Changers… Continue reading Game Changer

Resilience

What’s greater than a Magic Bullet?

Do you know how to improve the resilience of your organization?  There is no magic bullet. But, there is a way to improve resilience constantly while making changes more efficiently and sustainably. Changes don’t stick unless the people in your organization want them to happen. And people don’t want changes to happen unless they truly… Continue reading What’s greater than a Magic Bullet?