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Demystifying sustainability

Community by Peter Block

This book lays out concepts associated with how to build community. It’s not a practical how-to approach but rather lays out some important distinctions: Leadership is about convening, about inviting … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community-Based Economic Development

A smarter strategy for the new economy by Darcy Hitchcock Images courtesy of visual facilitator, Claire Bronson. © Copyright 2011 AXIS Performance Advisors What’s Wrong with Economic Development? Everyone wants … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

South Africa: “There are no more wild animals”

Copyright 2005 AXIS Performance Advisors There Are No More Wild Animals and Other Insights from South Africa By Darcy Hitchcock   I just returned from a two-week volunteer vacation in … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Urban-Rural Compact

 Copyright 2005 AXIS Performance Advisors Making a Place for Nature at the Table: The Urban-Rural Compact By Marsha Willard Oregon and Washington are gaining an international reputation in sustainability. People … Continue reading

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Small Businesses—Big Impacts

Copyright 2005 AXIS Performance Advisors Small Businesses with Big Impacts Case studies of two local businesses in pursuit of sustainability By Marsha Willard This Fall AXIS begins its third year … Continue reading

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Arctic Solstice

Copyright 2006 AXIS Performance Advisors Arctic Solstice Alaska Shedding Daylight on Issues that Affect Us All By Darcy Hitchcock I just returned from a Summer Solstice trip to the Arctic … Continue reading

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Building Consensus

Copyright 2000 AXIS Performance Advisors Building Consensus by Marsha Willard Decision authority is at the heart of empowerment. Most people know how to make decisions for themselves or by themselves, … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Myths about Teams (keynote to GM in Mexico)

Dispelling Myths about Teams Lessons from 15 years in the field by Darcy Hitchcock, Copyright 2000 AXIS Performance Advisors,Inc. The following newsletter is excerpted from a keynote address that Darcy … Continue reading

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Talking about Performance

Copyright 1999 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. Talking About Performance Overcoming the Hurdles to Productive Conversations No one denies the importance of performance review in developing teams and employees. Yet agreeing … Continue reading

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When & How to Empower (vs Delegate)

Copyright 1998 AXIS Performance Advisors, Inc. When to Empower Empowerment has definitely become the most overused buzz word of the nineties.The literature has everyone convinced of our obligation to empower … Continue reading

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