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
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...
I remember years ago when my middle son, David, came home from kindergarten in tears because someone had called him a name. His mom, trying to console him, said, “Those are just words, they can’t hurt you.” David innocently replied, “But they do.” His innocence...
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
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.