Fostering Change One Squat at a Time

November 15, 2013

Trudy and I have written many posts on the topic of change – readiness to change, the culture of change, the implicit difficulty of change, the struggles people and organizations experience in maintaining change. One of the specific sectors PROVOKE has consistently been invited to work within is population health – a context where change […]

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No Cheap Talk

November 8, 2013

I went to a new bank today. My purpose for being there was to make a certified deposit for one of their members (I’m not a member). Here is how the conversation went from my perspective – I was greeted promptly I explained what I needed to do A rigorous inquisition ensued (I had receipts […]

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This is Water

October 25, 2013

Every once in a while I come across some tidbit online that I really connect with – a photo, a video, a posting. It might connect the dots for me, help me understand my view of the world or really make me feel something (good or bad). Yesterday morning, I followed a link to a […]

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Communication: More than what you Think

October 11, 2013

Today’s blog is a bit out there. But stick with me, it’s a fun one. One evening this summer, I caught a segment on Joe Rogan Questions Everything (please don’t judge me for my TV watching….I’m pretty open minded and interested in lots of weird and wonderful genres). This episode explored the world of psychics […]

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Correlation Does NOT Imply Causation

September 27, 2013

Reading Trudy’s blog last week reminded me of a critical statistical principle that I want to share. For those of you moaning and groaning that I’m about to write about stats…..bear with me. I promise to make it relevant to how you interpret information AND short and sweet. What is the simple definition of a […]

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