Business Haiku – Some Square Wheels One illustrations

It is just so easy to do haiku with the image of the Square Wheels wagon, since it generates so many irrational thoughts about the reality of the journey, the difficulty of the people, the issues of leadership and thoughts of engagement.

Here are a few with that particular visual anchor. This first one is about the reality of the journey forward. After all, there ARE round wheels in the wagon…

Square Wheels One Haiku Bosses just unaware

Intentions are very often very good, but the intentions and the observed behavior can differ:

Square Wheels One Haiku plan of the boss

The ideas exist. And not implementing improvements or even listening to ideas is disheartening:

Square Wheels One Haiku Ideas for improvement

Change IS possible and the need for change is certainly apparent. The conflict is between working and improving:

Square Wheels One Haiku need for change maybe

You can probably guess that I have a lot of fun writing these and thinking about people and performance. My goal is to simply build awareness of the issues at hand and the opportunities that already exist for organizational performance improvement of all kinds. Some things are really simple.

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