MNODN Blog

PENWorks Conference 2017: Advancing Organizational Excellence

Performance Excellence Network’s PENworks 2017 is the region’s largest, most powerful conference focused on continuous improvement and organizational excellence!  You will gain insights that will inspire change and facilitate better outcomes in your organization and in your career! April 24, 2017 – … Continue reading

Share Your Thoughts on the MNODN Brand

For the past several months the MNODN board has been working to define the organization’s brand. Your feedback on the work completed thus far will help shape our marketing strategy, including the eventual redesign of our logo and website.  Please … Continue reading

Partner Event: MNISPI Smile Sheet Radical Makeover

April Full-Day Workshop Smile Sheet Radical Makeover: Drive performance by improving your learning data! April 7, 2016 (Friday), 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To register, please go to: http://www.mnispi.org/workshop-info-registration Metropolitan State University at Energy Park Place, 1380 Energy Lane, St. Paul … Continue reading

Minnesota Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award Program

The Minnesota Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards are designed to recognize organizations for their efforts to foster employee health and well-being while enhancing organizational performance.  The award program highlights a variety of workplaces, large and small, profit and non-profit, in Minnesota.  … Continue reading

Publishing Opportunity in Practicing OD

Do you have tips for applying proven or cutting edge OD tools or practices?  Does one of your case studies include OD lessons learned? Or perhaps you have a client OD challenge your practice has uniquely addressed. To be considered … Continue reading

Monthly MNODN Newsletter

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Thanks to our Alliance Partner Panel Members

Over 65 participants attended our Thursday, January 5th What’s New: Learning from our Partners Thanks to our partners for a great conversation about OD, HR IOP and partnerships. Please check out the websites and social media platforms for these great … Continue reading

Under Pressure

Many of us sing in the shower. In fact many of us think we sound good. Some of those who sing well in the shower sing in a choir or community chorus. Singing in a group gives us confidence because … Continue reading

A Better You

In Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, the main character, Jean Valjean asks, “Who am I?” William Shakespeare is perhaps best known for penning of the question “To be? Or not to be? That is the question!” That indeed is the question. … Continue reading

The Roll of Toilet Paper in presenting a strong message

What do a roll of toilet paper and great presenting skills have in common? Perhaps nothing. Perhaps more than you think. On Thursday, September 4th, Sam Smith, Vice President of the Prouty Project led a few dozen MNODN members in … Continue reading