Minnesota ASP
                             March 23, 2010
Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.
PLETCHER, INC
carol.pletcher@comcast.n...
Welcome

       What is the job
       you hired this
       meeting to do?




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunniga...
Instructions
   1.     Get out a business
          card.
   2.     Find someone you
          don’t know.
   3.     Intro...
Agenda
            Welcome & Engage
            Objective
            Strategy Execution Issues
            Appreciati...
Objective
       The past can
       support
       strategy
       execution.




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunn...
Tryvertising

        Try before
        you buy




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunnigan, JD
PLETCHER, INC        ...
Strategy
        Execution
        Issues
        Which way do we
        go?




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunni...
Know
     Your
     Culture
     Push with your
     culture, not
     against it.




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy ...
Know Your Culture

   Nine Keys of the Cultural Core


                             •   Ethics
                           ...
What do we need to keep?
  What do we need to shed?
  What do we need to add?



Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunnig...
Keepers
     Safety: The standard is zero   Ethics: Our word is our bond




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.                    ...
Appreciative
  Inquiry

  Organizations
  operating at their
  best




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunnigan, JD
PL...
Appreciative
  Inquiry
            Focus

            Change

            Describe

            Energize



Dr. Carol ...
The Appreciative Inquiry 4 D Cycle
                                                                   Discovery
          ...
Proud Past:
 The Situation
 Today
25 Years of
uninterrupted financial
growth

Succession planning

New competition
Proud Past:
The Findings
•I figured it out
•I convinced Paul
•Paul saved me
•I have always
worked for Paul
•Paul allowed a...
Proud Past:
        Defining the
        Positive Core

        Strong champions
        had indeed forged
        the phe...
Practicing
    the Concept
        “Think of a time
        when you were most
        excited and most
        engaged in...
Instructions

        1.     Find a partner.
        2.     Share your
               answer.
        3.     Report back.
...
Community
        at the Core
        Not-for profit
        Challenging
        economic times
        New leadership
   ...
Community
    at the Core
        The Findings:
        •Bringing people &
        organizations
        together
        ...
Community
   at the Core
                                            Creating
                                           C...
The Proud Past and The Bright Future




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.            Nancy Dunnigan, JD
PLETCHER, INC            ...
A vignette

                             Once upon a time a
                             small company
                   ...
The leaders said, “We need
                             financial discipline so we can
                             surviv...
“Our competitive spirit will
                             make us the „little company that
                             co...
There were strong
                             champions. People figured
                             things out and worke...
The people said, “Come and
                             join us, you will love it!”

                             Inclusiv...
The company experienced
                             phenomenal growth. People
                             thrived and co...
Why
      This
      Works

        Give people a
        compass for the
        journey




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.   ...
Positive Core linked to Strategy
  Positive
   Core         Customer Driven             Results Matter                    ...
New Decade,
        New Thinking




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunnigan, JD
PLETCHER, INC                Cognis C...
Tryvertising

        Try before
        you buy




Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.    Nancy Dunnigan, JD
PLETCHER, INC        ...
Minnesota ASP
                             March 23, 2010
Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D.
PLETCHER, INC
carol.pletcher@comcast.n...
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  1. 1. Minnesota ASP March 23, 2010 Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. PLETCHER, INC carol.pletcher@comcast.net Nancy Dunnigan, JD Cognis Consulting, inc nancy@cognisinc.com
  2. 2. Welcome What is the job you hired this meeting to do? Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  3. 3. Instructions 1. Get out a business card. 2. Find someone you don’t know. 3. Introduce yourself. 4. Discuss your answer to the question. 5. Write your answer on the card. “What job did you hire this meeting to do?” Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  4. 4. Agenda  Welcome & Engage  Objective  Strategy Execution Issues  Appreciative Inquiry  Case Study  Why This Works Q&A Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  5. 5. Objective The past can support strategy execution. Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  6. 6. Tryvertising Try before you buy Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  7. 7. Strategy Execution Issues Which way do we go? Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  8. 8. Know Your Culture Push with your culture, not against it. Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  9. 9. Know Your Culture Nine Keys of the Cultural Core • Ethics • Safety • Face Time/Hard Work • Sink or Swim • Traditional • Inward Looking • Bright and Action-Oriented • Secretive • Family Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  10. 10. What do we need to keep? What do we need to shed? What do we need to add? Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc 4/26/2010 carol.pletcher@comcast.net 10 nancy@cognisinc.com
  11. 11. Keepers Safety: The standard is zero Ethics: Our word is our bond Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  12. 12. Appreciative Inquiry Organizations operating at their best Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  13. 13. Appreciative Inquiry  Focus  Change  Describe  Energize Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  14. 14. The Appreciative Inquiry 4 D Cycle Discovery What gives life? (The best of what is.) Discovery Appreciating Destiny How to empower, learn, adjust, improvise. Destiny Dream Sustain. Dream What might be. (What the world is calling for.) Envisioning. Design Design What should be - the ideal. Co-constructing Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  15. 15. Proud Past: The Situation Today 25 Years of uninterrupted financial growth Succession planning New competition
  16. 16. Proud Past: The Findings •I figured it out •I convinced Paul •Paul saved me •I have always worked for Paul •Paul allowed a lot of freedom •I am very good with numbers
  17. 17. Proud Past: Defining the Positive Core Strong champions had indeed forged the phenomenal growth—The company followed to success Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  18. 18. Practicing the Concept “Think of a time when you were most excited and most engaged in your work. What was going on? Why was it a good experience?” Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  19. 19. Instructions 1. Find a partner. 2. Share your answer. 3. Report back. Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  20. 20. Community at the Core Not-for profit Challenging economic times New leadership team New strategy Low motivation Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  21. 21. Community at the Core The Findings: •Bringing people & organizations together •Working especially hard •Learning and applying •Right people, right time Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  22. 22. Community at the Core Creating Community Shared Strong Work Identity Ethic Positive Core Constant Drive to Competence Learn Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  23. 23. The Proud Past and The Bright Future Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  24. 24. A vignette Once upon a time a small company encountered dangerous times… Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  25. 25. The leaders said, “We need financial discipline so we can survive. We will never be poor again! Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  26. 26. “Our competitive spirit will make us the „little company that could!‟ Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  27. 27. There were strong champions. People figured things out and worked persistently to get their ideas adopted. Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  28. 28. The people said, “Come and join us, you will love it!” Inclusive and fraternal. Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  29. 29. The company experienced phenomenal growth. People thrived and contributed because of the relationship- based culture. Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  30. 30. Why This Works Give people a compass for the journey Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  31. 31. Positive Core linked to Strategy Positive Core Customer Driven Results Matter Teams Win 1. Strong The future requires the strength of Champion the team plus the champion 2.Financial Financial Discipline is the Discipline foundation for the next level of results 3.Competitive We have faced stiff Spirit competition before; we have the will to compete. 4.Inclusive Customers need new offerings which require new expertise 5.Relationship Relationships define Based us; a new level of relationship with our customers will define our future
  32. 32. New Decade, New Thinking Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  33. 33. Tryvertising Try before you buy Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. Nancy Dunnigan, JD PLETCHER, INC Cognis Consulting, inc carol.pletcher@comcast.net nancy@cognisinc.com
  34. 34. Minnesota ASP March 23, 2010 Dr. Carol Pletcher, Ph.D. PLETCHER, INC carol.pletcher@comcast.net Nancy Dunnigan, JD Cognis Consulting, inc nancy@cognisinc.com
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