Holly G. Green's Articles

As CEO and Managing Director of TheHumanFactor.biz, Holly helps business leaders and their companies achieve higher levels of performance and profitability. Her unique approach to consulting - based on the approach Pause, Think, Focus, Run - provides the tools, techniques, and skills companies need to reach their destinations and achieve their strategic goals. Her ability to teach clients how to “slow down to go fast” has earned her the unofficial title of Architect of Pause.

The Architect of Pause: An experienced business leader and behavioral scientist, Holly has a rare combination of extensive academic training and in-the-trenches experience working in and leading organizations. As president of The Ken Blanchard Company, she led the established company in a new and more focused strategic direction. As president of LumMed, she helped launch the startup biotech firm by doing everything from lining up investors to setting the vision and key objectives to structuring the management team. Check out her latest articles:

 

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Do You Have the Courage to Fail

Does Your Culture Support Innovation?

Are You Inspiring or Dousing Innovation?

Are You Shifting Into High Gear with Social Media?

Our Brains Are Out to Get Us!

What If You Took the Time to Ask “What If?”

Reinventing Customer Relationships: Are yours updated or out of date?

What the World Cup Is Telling Us

The Complexity Wakeup Call

Time For a Project Premortem?

Are You Overdue for An Assumption Inventory?

Are You Running Red Lights in Your Business?

Are Your Thought Bubbles Killing Your Strategic Plan?

A Trillion-Dollar MSU?

Thinking the Unthinkable: The New Leadership Imperative

Are You Killing Innovation in Your Company -- Without Even Knowing It?

How to Have Better Performance Evaluation Conversations

10 Lessons Learned from 2009

What’s In Your Crystal Ball for 2010?

Is There A Monster Living Under Your Bed?

Don’t Be A Rule Fool

What Did You Learn During the Recession? Are you doomed or destined?

Keep Your Eye on the Ball!

Creating Your Destination Statement: How to Get From Here to Where You Want to Go

Getting it Done: What Great Leaders and Managers Do

Managing the Integration of Millennials with Baby Boomers

Employee Engagement: Getting It and Keeping It

Innovating Every Day

Creating a High Performing Culture During Tough Times

As a consultant, Holly is frequently hired by FORTUNE 100 companies such as AT&T, Dell Computer, Microsoft, Expedia, Nokia, Sperian, and Google to help them compete more effectively in today’s uncertain markets. She helps these companies get clear on what winning looks like, and then shows them how to align the resources and energy of the organization to get there. Market leaders of all sizes have used Holly’s proprietary process, Inform, Inspire and Engage™, to learn how to move fast with focus and flexibility.

 In addition to her consulting work, Holly delivers highly acclaimed keynote presentations and workshops to tradeshow conventions, industry gatherings, and business meetings. A polished and engaging speaker, Holly has presented to hundreds of audiences around the world.

 Holly’s top selling book, More Than a Minute: How to be an Effective Leader & Manager in Today’s Changing World goes beyond the theory of leading and managing by providing practical, action-oriented information. She writes a column for the Worldwide Association of Business Coaching, and is a highlighted expert on Bizmore. Holly has contributed to two other best-selling books, Shift Happens, and A Cup of Cappuccino, Vol. II. For more information, please visit www.TheHumanFactor.biz.

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