Author Archive for: ‘William Bergquist’

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises III. The Appreciation of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises III. The Appreciation of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

I explore the many dimensions of appreciation and then provide a way in which an appreciative process can be engaged in what I have identified as the investment in human capital.

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Leading into the Future IV: Order, Chaos and the Three Societies

Leading into the Future IV: Order, Chaos and the Three Societies

It is important to recognize both the newness of the world in which we are leading and the organizational and societal structures, problems and opportunities that we have inherited and that are emerging in our current world.

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Pathways to Sleep IB: From Health to Sleep–The Exercise Pathway

Pathways to Sleep IB: From Health to Sleep–The Exercise Pathway

This first component one pathway is clearly much more than an easily overlooked trail or side road—it is a freeway leading to sleep.

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Pathways to Sleep IA. From Health to Sleep Introduction to Component One

Pathways to Sleep IA. From Health to Sleep Introduction to Component One

This is probably the most important of the four components. However, all (or most) of the pathways associated with this …

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Four Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy IV: The World of Social Deviation

Four Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy IV: The World of Social Deviation

Could the pathology be traced to the social structure or could the pathology be just a convenient social construction used by a specific society to discourage or thwart the display of certain behaviors?

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The New Johari Window IV: Three Perspectives on Human Relationships

The New Johari Window IV: Three Perspectives on Human Relationships

The New Johari Window embraces multiple perspectives on this complex phenomenon. I will specifically look at the Johari Window from three perspectives—three ways in which to appreciate the deep nature of interpersonal relationships.

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Leading into the Future III: From the Pendulum to the Fire

Leading into the Future III: From the Pendulum to the Fire

This essay concerns a critical concept as we prepare to lead into the future: the changes we are now experiencing are not reversible.

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The New Johari Window III: Interpersonal Relationships and the Locus of Control

The New Johari Window III: Interpersonal Relationships and the Locus of Control

Many years ago, Sigmund Freud discovered (or did he invent?) the Ego. Freud had already discovered that the human psyche …

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An Appreciative Approach to Organizational Consultation I: What’s in the Straw?

An Appreciative Approach to Organizational Consultation I: What’s in the Straw?

We build our model of organizational consulting on the foundation of a strongly held tenant regarding the appreciation of human capital in contemporary organizations.

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LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS III. THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS (THE STORIES WE ARE TOLD)

LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS III. THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS (THE STORIES WE ARE TOLD)

We must first look at the history of relationships in our contemporary societies and, more specifically, on the dominant personal and collective myths we cling to about intimacy and enduring relationships.

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