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The Magic of Appreciative Inquiry

January 8, 2021 | Sallie Lee

Have you ever stumbled across something that turned your world around? That’s what the odd-sounding philosophy and methodology called APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY did for me. And, it’s available to you, too. In late 1996, my friend and colleague Ravi Pradhan called me late one night from the Albuquerque airport saying that he had just attended a […]

No Doubt About It

December 18, 2020 | Wendy B. White

This has been a challenging year for us all. It is easy to turn inward, as individuals and as organizations, to become focused on our own needs, stability, and for some, survival. It is not a year where most of us would naturally extend ourselves and look for ways to give back or to search […]

Continuum’s Spotlight Series – Partners Doing Good in the World

December 7, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

At Continuum, we are proud of who we can call partners, both with our consultants and our clients, because of the caliber of who they are and what they are doing as leaders. Our new Continuum Spotlight Series is intended to showcase the good news happening in the world, particularly by and with Continuum consultants […]

The COVID Era: Leadership Lessons from the Field – A New Series, Report #2

November 13, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

We are living and working in what we at Continuum refer to as the COVID Era, inclusive of the global pandemic restrictions and economic impacts as well as issues that reflect the unprecedented levels of division and polarization across the globe. The year of crisis that has been 2020 inspired us to create the COVID […]

Catalytic Leadership

October 16, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

Have you ever wondered how some leaders, who undoubtably have an overflowing workload, still find time and energy to enjoy life with family and friends or engage in their favorite hobby or sport? They typically are the same leaders whose people clamored to be on their team, consistently obtain profitable business results and have enviable […]

The COVID Era: Leadership Lessons from the Field – A New Series, Report #1

September 25, 2020 | Wendy B. White

No one can deny that 2020 has been quite a ride so far, and the end is not in sight. Our clients are telling us they feel the fatigue of ongoing pressures and enormous new challenges. Having consulted in multiple sectors for more than 25 years, at the onset of the pandemic, we became very […]

Decision Making in the Face of Radical Uncertainty

August 28, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

As the breadth, scale and long-term impacts of the global pandemic continue to emerge, the stakes are rising. The actions taken today will determine not only how well you and your organization fare now but also whether or not you’ll thrive on the other side, whatever the other side may be. To make effective decisions […]

How to Stay Two Steps Ahead

August 13, 2020 | Wendy B. White

The rapid pace of change, and the increasing uncertainty leaders face today as they make decisions about the future, requires new tools and strategies. At Continuum, we have found “The Squint Factor” to be an essential framework as we innovate and lead in this current COVID environment. Why You Should Care About “The Squint Factor” […]

Mapping a New World

August 6, 2020 | Wendy B. White

When COVID-19 hit, overnight our consulting business contracts dropped 50 percent. We were shaken. It was hard to concentrate, get our bearings, and stay focused on the next steps and solutions. We have been in business for over 25 years, and we knew we were in uncharted territory, like our clients. After a few sleepless […]

Do You Have the Courage to Stand Up and Lead?

July 23, 2020 | Lisa Marie Main

“What got you here won’t get you there,” noted Marshall Goldsmith, leadership coach and author. His words are especially true today. As the pandemic continues, the belief that we will return to normal is fading and a clear sense of a “new normal” still remains elusive. COVID has created an unprecedented layer of complexity. It […]