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Change strategist engaging individuals and organizations in positive transformation

Dr. Jim Maddox

University professor, OD consultant and change strategist

In his classes at the University of Arkansas Dr. Maddox co-creates a space of learning with his students, and together they synthesize new ideas. This virtual space is a continuation of that spirit. Welcome to the discussion!

Friday Food for Thought

Jim shares examples from his own life

Chatting about Change

With guests from all over the globe

Latest from the blog

Traveling on a Friday

Traveling on a Friday

It’s interesting where your mind wanders when you are traveling on an open highway.  Thoughts of the weather, the rustling of the wind around the car, getting lost in random thoughts.  Wondering where the last 50 plus years have gone.  Some memories leaking from the...

Five Forces of Cooperation

Five Forces of Cooperation

Anyone who has studied strategy is familiar with Michael Porter’s 5 Forces of Competition.  It is part of every Strategic Management Book and is the foundation of many strategic plans.  Organizations spend a great deal of time analyzing their competition and devising...

Chatting About Change, latest podcast episode

Guiding Change in Zoos and Conservation Organizations

My guest, Michael Clifford, combines a unique skill with his expertise in zoo science and organization development & change.  He currently serves as the Curator of Innovation and Partnerships for GLMV Architecture, a creative design firm and is also the Executive Director at Capacity Ministries.  We discuss how he leverages his passions and skills to guide zoos, conservation-type organizations and other unique organizations, to effectively manage change.