Posts Tagged ‘Transformational Change & Innovation’

Resolve to Accept the Challenges of Change in 2016

By Meredith Lepley on January 5th, 2016

Happy New Year from Miller Consultants! We hope 2016 is a peaceful, productive and profitable year for you.  If you’re like many Americans, you’ve made some New Year’s Resolutions. And those resolutions typically involve changes you’d like to make in your life. Some of the most popular resolutions are to lose weight, get organized, spend […]

Turn Problems into Opportunities

By Miller Consultants on December 8th, 2015

It’s All in How You Frame It! Half-day workshop for all employees  So often we look at the matters that we face in the workplace as dilemmas or predicaments rather than as chances to better achieve our goals. Yet through some simple techniques, we can learn to reframe the problems into opportunities that are motivating and engaging. Objectives The […]

Passion and Performance During Change

By Kathy Miller on December 8th, 2015

Create the Conditions for Engagement  Half-day Classroom Learning for Managers and Team Leaders This  course teaches participants how to create a team culture that supports engagement and innovation even in the midst of change. Participants are given a set of tools that will help them create an engaged workforce.   Objectives  The purpose of this […]

Personal Side of Change

By Miller Consultants on December 7th, 2015

How You Can Manage Change Effectively for Yourself  Half-Day Class-room Learning for All Employees Change can be exciting as well as stressful!  And of course it is inevitable and ongoing in the workplace today.  However, individuals do not have to feel like victims of change.  By learning how to deal with change effectively, all of […]

Recipe for a Sustainable Culture

By Kathy Miller on October 12th, 2015

Sustainable companies, by definition, outshine the others no matter what the measure – financial, innovation, etc.  (see article).   And we know that successful and sustainable companies, compared with their less successful counterparts, demonstrate a greater commitment to environmental, social and governance policies and practices (ESG).  And guess what else differentiates these companies?  Organization culture and leadership […]

Flexibility: Culture Matters More Than Policy

By Meredith Lepley on April 16th, 2015

A friend of mine started a new job recently and negotiated the amount and type of flexibility she’d receive, even requesting that it be written into her employment contract. According to 1 Million for Work Flexibility, she’s not alone. More and more job candidates perceive flexibility as currency and are negotiating for it in the […]

How to Thrive at Work: Tips for You and Your Employees

By Meredith Lepley on April 16th, 2015

Do you love what you do? I do. One of the tasks that I particularly enjoy is conducting employee surveys for organizations. Conducting these surveys, relaying important information about employee satisfaction and engagement to organizational leaders, and helping them initiate changes that will improve the lives of their employees gives me a wonderful sense of […]

Tools for Developing a Communications Plan for an Organizational Initiative

By Kathy Miller on September 1st, 2014

This is the first of our “free tools” that we will offer during the month of September in honor of our 34th anniversary in business!  The tools that can be downloaded here are part of a series of toolkits available on Please download and use this free set today.  We value all of our clients […]

Personal Style, Personality, Motivation — How Can We Learn About Others?

By Kathy Miller on August 21st, 2014

How many personality, personal style, and motivational tests have you taken in your workplace?  Chances are you have thus far taken at least one or two of these types of assessments during the span of your career.  Today it is difficult to find an organization that doesn’t throw around categories or acronyms to describe the […]

Beware of the Vanilla Organization!

By Kathy Miller on August 21st, 2014

Don’t get me wrong – I like vanilla ice cream!  However, I don’t want to eat it every day and it isn’t the only flavor that appeals to my family members and guests.     So I must make sure that I keep ingredients in my pantry that can produce a variety of flavors of homemade ice […]