Archive 2013

Team Building

on Nov 6, 2013 in Archive 2013, Team Development | 0 comments

“Team building” has become a cringe-worthy phrase in many professional settings. It can conjure up images of well-intentioned, but “fluffy,” facilitators coming in to do a workshop they’ve done a thousand times in an effort to foster open communication and build trust. Usually people picture trust falls or human pyramids, or some...

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Our ASTD-TCC Presentation Later this Month

on Oct 3, 2013 in Archive 2013, Mentoring, Random Tidbits | 1 comment

We are proud to announce that Lumin will be presenting at the 2013 Annual Conference of the ASTD Twin Cities Chapter on October 23rd! Our presentation will be: Creating and Selling Your In-House Mentoring Program Presenters: Megan Brogger and Victoria Littlefield In-house mentoring programs have tangible benefits for mentees and mentors, and contribute to retention,...

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Organizational Culture

on Sep 11, 2013 in Archive 2013, Organizational Culture | 0 comments

What is organizational culture? Does it differ from organizational climate? Why do we need to pay attention to this – isn’t it just another fad? If we do pay attention to it, and then want to change it, how do we do that? These are just some of the questions we will discuss in Illuminations this month. Let’s begin with the question, “what is organizational...

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