Category Archive: Performance Improvement Poster

Don’t Just DO Something! Stand There… A Square Wheels Poster


Instead of our usual poem or haiku or quote offering, this post shares one of the Square Wheels Poster Images, something you can download and print. The message is clear, whether it is… Continue reading

Disruptive Engagement – How ELSE are you going to change things?


Organizations keep doing the same things and expecting engagement and motivation to improve. And, worst than foolish, they are spending millions of dollars on doing surveys to show them that nothing is really… Continue reading

Team Support – Getting Change to Happen


My Square Wheels® cartoons are about getting things to change. One idea is to step back from the wagon and dissociate, giving you the opportunity to see things differently. Another is that you… Continue reading

Thoughts on Teamwork and Alignment


I want to keep these thoughts simple, since we tend to make everything more complicated than it needs to be. Occam’s Razor is useful! So much research continues to support the reality that… Continue reading

Poem on Celebrating Workplace Improvement


In updating a blog post on my other blog, I redid this Square Wheels Poster to reflect some thinking on what constitutes workplace improvement. Basically, we have Engagement Participative Involvement Peer Support The… Continue reading

A Square Wheels Working Reality and the ending “dous”


When I came across the interesting thing about English words and the –dous ending, I immediately thought of the illustration of how things really work in so many organizations. Thought you might like… Continue reading

Managing Roadblocks: Dis-Un-Engagement


More to come on this shortly, but I have started rebuilding an old toolkit on Managing Roadblocks and will start using Susan and the LEGO to model the concept and the opportunities.  Basically,… Continue reading

Square Wheels LEGO Dr. Seuss Poem on Leadership


This is one of my Dr. Seuss-style poems on organizational leadership and development. Leadership is about knowing that there are many more smart people in your group than you. There are many more… Continue reading

Wicked Angles. TEAM. And a Poem on Performance


In reading a post in a long thread about how to build  teams for organizational growth in a LinkedIn discussion group for HR people, I continue to be struck by the seeming reality… Continue reading

Square Wheels Poem on Performance – Nothing is NOT


Hope you like this little ditty. Hats off to the Cat in the Hat guy… The Square Wheels theme is one of possibilities, but if nothing changes, nothing improves. So, the situation rhymes… Continue reading