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Latest Video: Liquid Organizations

I introduced Cocoon Projects and Liquid O in Decision Making for Dummies (download C1) so thought it was time to see how the idea has evolved. Liquid O is a design framework for companies of any size to create value. It's based on four pillars. Co-founder Stelio Verzera explains why it's important as business consciousness shifts to value over profit.

Watch here!  or go to www.StoosSparks.com 

The Latest Business Podcast! 

Wicked Economics and the Price of Fish

Can we bring financial instruments up to the task of tackling the big global issues we face. Michael Mainelli and I talk about decision making, measures, confidence accounting and more. 

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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 Creativity


  1. an unexpected shift in how you see things that makes sense of the situation in a new and novel way.  

Insights serve to ignite innovation, diagnose perplexing problems and spark new directions. 

increasing ethical integrity

[Spinoff benefit-a workplace culture that used adversity to adapt to 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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