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What Now?

What Now?

Three commitments for making change in a deeply divided nation The long and emotionally draining 2020 election season ended with a characteristically long and emotionally draining week-long anticipation of the final results. While Biden declared victory, it is clear...
Finding Your Values, Part Two

Finding Your Values, Part Two

WAIT A SECOND! Have you read “Finding Your Values, Part 1?” If not, click here. We highly recommend taking the time to read and process it before moving on to this blog, so that your values exploration is as effective and meaningful as possible.   How To Read...
Finding Your Values, Part One

Finding Your Values, Part One

Why values matter Many organizations have a set of values that they throw up on their website and print in their annual report. Too often, they are a collection of meaningless buzzwords that represent a stark departure from the everyday reality that exists behind...
How to craft a COVID-19 response plan

How to craft a COVID-19 response plan

Developing a values-based framework for rapid decision making   As COVID-19 and its social, psychological, and economic impacts unfold on a daily basis, organizations are facing tough decisions. Should we cancel our annual fundraiser? What about the conference we...
The Top Ten Products that Change Lives

The Top Ten Products that Change Lives

A couple of weeks ago, my angelic bunny rabbit Fiona maliciously chewed through the cord of my hair straightener.  And since then life has been harder. It takes longer to do other things to my hair to make it presentable, and so I’ve had three bad choices: Sleep less...
When change seems impossible

When change seems impossible

This week’s blog was slated to be about initiating change in organizations. And as I sit down to write it, a few hours after I heard about the tragic events in Las Vegas, the words won’t come. I’m overwhelmingly sad. Because while Javelina’s purpose is change –...
Change is Coming

Change is Coming

An Inside Look at Change at Javelina   Javelina will turn six in January. As a company, it has grown and evolved a lot in that time. One of the most common questions we receive is “What IS Javelina?” It’s a great question, and we haven’t had a clear answer. We’ve...