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About Norman Wolfe

Throughout his professional career as a Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Director, and Advisor to CEOs, Norman Wolfe has successfully guided corporations through major transitions leading to substantial growth, market expansion and enhanced financial performance.

Lean in The Living Organization

Lean Process Improvement has become a popular and very dominant approach for organizations to improve their operational effectiveness. And yet, depending on which reports you read, anywhere from 40% to 90% of all Lean projects fail. The Western’s world business paradigm is based on the mechanistic view of an organization. The goal is to make

By | October 19th, 2016|

A Call for A New Economics

I read with interest these words from the recent G-20 summit. “According to Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull, a former Goldman Sachs banker, warned his peers of the need to civilize capitalism.” The leaders of the world’s top 20 largest economies are recognizing, thanks to the help of the populist movements around the globe, that

By | September 6th, 2016|

If you are not creating a Living Organization, you are dying

In the 21st century, if you are not becoming a Living Organization then you are a dying organization. In our MBA classes, in our management trainings, and even how we train and orient employees, we view organizations as machines of production. Machines get things done to maximize efficiency. They depend on a small group, usually

By | August 19th, 2016|

What is Your Purpose?

In our last blog, Jane shared how her Soulful Purpose guides her choices.  But how people know what their soulful purpose is? My journey to discovering my purpose began during a rather difficult period in my life.  I was around 40 when I left the corporate world and started my consulting business.  The first three

By | December 1st, 2015|

Are you simply improving or innovating? Knowing makes a difference

Everyone has a strategy. Simply put a strategy is a definition of the results you want to create and an approach of how you think you will manifest those results. Why do I say everyone has a strategy? Because without a strategy, you would have no basis for making any decision. When it comes to