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 Innovator's Library

Beyond Communication Skills: Conversational Intelligence

What is it and how can it help business transform their cultures, conversations and results? Judith Glaser, author of 'Conversational Intelligence', that puts words and a framework to how to have the difficult conversations, communication skills to recover trust, and more. Watch the 30 minute program! 

Management: It's changing radically!

Helen Walton from Gamevy.com and Geoff McDonald, VP HR from Unilever talk about why radically different ways of getting work done makes sense. Watch the program here. 

Business: Is Big Better?

Helen Walton from Tech Start-up Gamevy, Laurence McCahill of the Happy Start Up School and Jack Hubbard from the award-winning PropellerNet talk about the benefits of being a small company, why value trumps growth, and what to beware of when you growWatch this program here. 

Organize for Complexity with Niels Pflaeging

Niels talks about how companies can change quickly and why traditional ways of organizing work don't work in complex environments. Watch here! 


The Latest Business Podcast! 

The Value of Insight to Innovation & Decisions

Why do companies encourage employees to be innovative, and then work hard to block the insights they have? Gary Klein explains the value of insight, how it's different from intuition and why companies need to in order to innovate. 

Listen in here! 




Making Decisions - Big Picture

How does seeing the big picture improve decision making? 

We live in a VUCA world where Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity propel us individually and collectively toward higher consciousness and self-actualized leadership.

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Using Change to Activate Business Agility


  1. the capacity to gain an accurate and deep intuitive understanding of the situation you're in, forever changing how you see, understand and make sense of what's perplexing you and your company. 

Use insights to innovate, to see how you're getting in your own way, and to spot opportunities for creativity and innovation

increasing ethical integrity

[Spinoff benefit-a culture that keeps pace with rapidly changing conditions] 



Here you will find material that you won't find anywhere else, including:

  • connecting sophisticated change leadership skills to facilitating healthier workplaces, beliefs, & behavior
  • deepening capacity for intuitive decision-making (a prerequisite in complex business environments)
  • developing capacity to see the big picture, for ethical and effective leadership. 

Delivering INsights for action: Adapting to the diversity and complexity of the business environment

Dawna Jones's premier site on leadership development, strategic decision-making, and purposeful thinking.

It is for change makers, innovative, deep thinking CEOs, entrepreneurs, and people who know it is time to creatively tackle bigger issues - business for a better world.

Download 12 Indicators of Change in Corporate Culture

Our goal was to improve team communication. By going beneath the surface to tackle the source of problems, not only did the team’s relationship immediately improve but the work gave us cash savings of 1600% in terms of staff retention over the initial investment. Dawna exceeded my expectations.

John Pater, Director of Information Technology, Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang

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