Deb Siverson’s blog is filled with personal and relevant information about transformation in the workplace.  She is a proponent for transparent and honest conversations between managers and employees, business partners, and teams for the purpose of meeting collective goals. Deb has always been a prolific writer, and uses blogging as a platform to discuss important topics like conflict, workplace engagement, happiness, collaboration, and diversity.  In these posts Deb will share her real-life experiences, insights, and candid thoughts about her work as a consultant, facilitator, and coach in corporate organizations and government agencies.

“I hope these entries offer you some value and insight, and I look forward to reading your comments.”


Emotional Intelligence and the Process of Transition

March 13, 2014

I think I am somewhere between “fear” and “threat” according to John Fisher’s personal transition curve. And both of those stages on the transition curve are supercharged with flashes of anger. It is good to know that my emotional state of dysfunction is functional, or at least normal. What is causing this emotional upheaval? read more

Managing Change: The Art of Letting Go

October 9, 2013

I was thinking this week about what it’s like to let go of life.  A morbid thought, but an appropriate one based on what is happening in my extended family right now.  My Uncle ended his battle this week with cancer, and he fought hard with both grace and dignity.  I heard about his fight to beat the odds from my Dad who is naturally devastated by the loss of his younger brother.   My Uncle Tony and his wife will be married fifty years in December, and my Dad said that Tony kept holding out hope that he could dance read more

Sequinox: The Art and Science of Transition Management

November 29, 2012

I found the coolest word ever, fresh from a recent catalog I got in the mail from the company that I order Myers Briggs Assessments from.  The word is sequinox, and it means the inexorable sequence of transformation from one season to another, or the art and science of transition management.  When I went to see if I could find this compelling word in the dictionary, out fell a perfect maple leaf that I had admired and pressed for safekeeping some autumn long-ago.  I sat looking at the leaf, with its not-as-brilliant read more

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Deb Siverson

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Transfer of Learning

In this recorded interview, Deb discusses the challenges of transferring learning back at the job. She offers insight and practical solutions to get the most out of systems learning strategies.